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Aberdeen South MP Callum McCaig
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Aberdeen MP calls for more to be done for North Sea

28/12/2015

A NORTH-EAST politician said today more needed to be done to galvanise the North Sea oil and gas industry. Writing for Energy Voice, Aberdeen South MP Callum McCaig said: “New Year is a time for a new approach to the mature oil fields of the North Sea.” For the full story, see Energy Voice.

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Bibby Offshore launches job consultation

19/11/2015

Bibby Offshore has launched a jobs consultation with staff over redundancies from its North Sea operations. It is understood around 120 jobs are under consultation with around 40 job losses expected across all departments. For more on this story visit EnergyVoice.com

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Owl found on North Sea oil platform brought home to safety

28/10/2015

AN OWL that crash landed on a North Sea oil and gas platform has been airlifted to safety. The exhausted short eared owl was a found by workers on a platform on Wednesday. He was later flown by helicopter to Aberdeen when crew were returning on shore. Read more at Energy Voice  

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Union votes for strike action over North Sea pay freeze

21/10/2015

Trade union members from Unite have voted in favour of strike action. The catering and auxillary staff have been in dispute with COTA (Catering Offshore Trade Association) over a pay freeze. For more on this story see Energy Voice  

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Man airlifted from North Sea oil rig

16/09/2015

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.

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Shell lodges application to develop new North Sea hydrocarbon field

07/09/2015

Shell has lodged an application to develop a new hydrocarbon play in the North Sea. The oil major applied to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change for consent to develop the Baroli hydrocarbon field located 230km east of the Scottish coastline in the Central North Sea. For the full story visit EnergyVoice.

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Union tells oil workers to back plans for new shift patterns

02/07/2015

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  

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