More than 500 people have joined a call for the chief executive of a helicopter firm to take a flight in a controversial H225 chopper, in the same conditions as the offshore workforce.
A union has repeated its calls for controversial Super Puma helicopters to remain grounded.
A North-east company has seen its new ice-cream hit the freezers in a major supermarket chain.
An offshore worker has been airlifted to hospital with suspected cardiac issues. The man was taken from a North Sea installation by helicopter this morning. The medevac aircraft landed at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary just before noon. For more on this story visit EnergyVoice.com
An Aberdeen university is offering those working in the oil industry a chance to step on to a virtual drilling rig.
Developers have revealed nearly 2,000 jobs will be created as part of plans for an offshore windfarm.
A North-east port has been awarded a major offshore wind contract.
A group of North Sea stalwarts have set up a business which will take the sting out of subsea well decommissioning costs – and create hundreds of jobs.
Confidence levels in the North Sea oil and gas industry are finally improving after a long spell in the doldrums, new survey findings reveal.
Members of Scotland’s biggest offshore trade union have voted to reject a pay offer.
Europe’s aviation safety body has ordered another round of inspections on the gearboxes of Airbus 225 helicopters.
An MSP has said she has been “inundated” with correspondence from more oil and gas workers warning of discrimination.
An offshore worker who stabbed his wife after going on a nine-day drinking binge when he lost his job has been jailed.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has handed Perenco an improvement notice following the death of a rig worker off the coast of Norfolk.
The trade body for offshore catering firms said today it was disappointed but committed to dialogue after its latest contract offer was turned down.
Union members have gone into official dispute with employers in a move which could lead to a vote on industrial action.
The North Sea is on the verge of a “whole new lease of life” – thanks to hundreds of small pools of oil.
Work has started on the wind farm project which Donald Trump bitterly battled to stop in court.
A union has launched a scathing attack on fresh proposals for North Sea workers which could add an additional 45 hours to their year.
Oil services firm Wood Group is to consult with around 1,000 UK onshore staff as it seeks to reduce its headcount by 300.
An offshore worker made redundant a day after creating a petition to support staff in the North Sea oil and gas industry has seen his petition reach nearly 1,000 signatures in less than 48 hours.
Inspection work has started on a windfarm off the coast of Aberdeen. Green-energy developers are planning to raise 11 turbines near Aberdeen Bay. Investigation of the planned sites is now underway, ahead of construction. For more on this story visit Energy Voice
AN OIL services firm today refused to rule out further job cuts after shedding a quarter of its staff in response to plunging crude prices.
A UNION has urged offshore caterers to agree to a new pay offer - but if it is rejected workers will "immediately begin preparing for strike action".
THE world’s biggest floating windfarm has been given the go-ahead for the North Sea.
Dolphin Drilling is in consultation with staff over potential job reductions across its offshore fleet. The company’s offshore activities, which are controlled from offices in Scotland, Norway and Mozambique, have confirmed the move. For more on this story visit Energy Voice.
A safety alert has been issued after a faulty piece of equipment led to a gas leak on an offshore platform. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have issued the warning following the “incident” on an unnamed offshore platform in December 2014. For more on this story visit Energy Voice
A MAN is being airlifted from a North Sea oil rig after falling ill. Aberdeen Coastguard dispatched the Bond 1 helicopter to the Safe Bristolia platform at 12.35pm today. The condition of the man is not thought to be life threatening, but he is to be taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary as a precaution.
An offshore worker has died while working on an FPSO (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading) vessel in the North Sea.
A union has urged offshore workers to accept an offer from the Offshore Contractors Association over North Sea working conditions. GMB said its members had voted to accept the latest offer from employees in a bid to end the dispute. For more on this story visit EnergyVoice.com