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Oil workers’ rota changes to roll out in New Year


ROTA changes are expected to be introduced to oil workers at the start of next year. Shell today confirmed consultations are ongoing over whether to move to a three weeks on/three weeks off (3/3) system. It’s understood any new rota changes would be implemented in January. For more on this story, visit Energy Voice  


North Sea firm denies it’s looking to axe 400 jobs


A NORTH Sea firm has denied reports that it has earmarked 400 jobs to go. A Technip spokesman said contrary to what has been reported elsewhere, it was still too early into the firm’s consultation process to know a final number. For the full story, visit Energy Voice


Union tells oil workers to back plans for new shift patterns


UNION leaders have urged oil workers to back proposals from firms over new shift patterns. In a letter obtained by the Evening Express, the GMB union has proposed to members that three weeks on and three weeks off should be implemented offshore. For more on this story, visit Energy Voice