A new passenger terminal for North Sea workers has been opened by Bristow Helicopters in Aberdeen. The facility will be used by those flying to Scatsta and Sumburgh with Eastern Airways. Meanwhile, helicopter operator Bristow has brought in two new Leonardo AW189 aircraft. For more on this story visit EnergyVoice.co.uk
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A market research company has predicted that the North Sea will shift from oil to gas in 2018.
Dr Lyndsey Dodds is the head of marine at the World Wildlife Foundation environmental charity.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) confirms that inspectors looking into the Forties Pipeline System were “satisfied” with repair work carried out as the system becomes fully operational.
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK confirmed today that the Montrose Alpha platform will be partially down-manned due to a blocked drain.
A pipeline which carries 40% of the North Sea’s oil and gas ashore is now “fully operational” after undergoing weeks of repairs.
The North Sea’s oil rigs could be transformed into nightclubs, prisons, hotels and distilleries in the future, according to a new report.
Scottish Conservative MPs have said they will keep a “watching brief” on the progress of tax changes to help the North Sea oil and gas sector.
Road restrictions around a major North Sea pipeline have been lifted following the completion of work to repair a fault in the pipe.
The Forties Pipeline, which carries 40% of North Sea oil and gas, has partially reopened after a crack in the pipe was repaired.
A man who helped transform health and safety in the oil industry after the Piper Alpha tragedy has died at the age of 79.
Ineos have announced that the hairline crack which caused the Forties pipeline leak is currently stable and that they expect to have it repaired by Christmas.
Petrochemicals giant Ineos said today that it was making “steady progress” in its efforts to fix the Forties pipeline.
A trade union official has said North Sea oil companies would face a “battle with their workforce” if they want to start using Super Puma helicopters again.
An oil and gas company has donated hundreds of toys, money and food to charity as part of a Christmas appeal.
Shell has launched an investigation after a North Sea platform lifeboat plunged into the sea.
Petrochemicals giant Ineos has provided a photograph of the site where work is being carried out to fix a crack in the Forties pipeline.
Offshore helicopter flights are cancelled today as strong winds and snow buffet the North-east.
Almost 70 offshore workers have been evacuated from a North Sea platform due to concerns about safety and its structural integrity as Storm Caroline closes in on the UK.
A new £15million research and development scheme is being launched today to encourage collaboration between firms in Scotland and Japan in tackling the subsea oil and gas industry’s most complex technological challenges.
Dundee City Council leader John Alexander says decommissioning could have the effect on the city that oil and gas has had on Aberdeen.
Oil firms are increasingly confident the downturn in the sector has peaked, a survey revealed today.
North Sea oil firms are increasingly confident the downturn in the sector has peaked, with a new survey showing three out of five companies believe the industry has already reached the bottom of its current cycle.
A judge has appointed a liquidator for ITCA after a winding up order was received for the Aberdeen-based training provider.
An oil and gas recruiter has been jailed for 18 months in America after raiding and stealing a million CVs from a competitor’s database.
A new employment survey claims that job prospects for the North Sea could improve next year.
Union boss says North Sea workers prepared to strike if ‘flying coffin’ Super Puma returned to service
The Scottish head of Unite said thousands of North Sea workers would be urged to strike if the controversial Super Puma returned to service.
Aberdeen is unlikely to see another oil boom in the future.
Statoil this morning confirmed a UK North Sea discovery.
A North-east deck machinery firm is back in the black after what has been a challenging two years for the oil and gas industry.