A long-running dispute between workers on three North Sea rigs and the energy giant Total has come to an end after protracted negotiations.
Unite workers on three North Sea platforms have accepted a pay deal, bringing an end to a protracted strike dispute.
French oil major Total said today that its Glendronach prospect could contain one trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas.
Oil giant Total has submitted a “final offer” to disgruntled workers in an attempt to halt further strikes on three of its North Sea rigs.
Further talks will be held today which will determine whether a programme of strike action will go ahead in the North Sea.
Unite workers have “emphatically rejected” a pay offer from Total, which were aimed at averting further North Sea strikes.
French oil giant Total has confirmed it hopes to avert further strike action on three North Sea platforms with the offer of an e-ballot to workers.
Talks with mediator service ACAS are due to get underway to end strike action on three North Sea platforms.
Workers union Unite has confirmed today that it will suspend planned industrial action on three North Sea rigs operated by French oil giant Total.
Offshore union Unite and energy giant Total have announced talks to avert further North Sea strike action have today broken down.
Oil workers have completed another round of strike action, with more planned over a rota system that union bosses say affects their health.
North Sea strike action will continue until the end of October if a resolution cannot be met, according to a union boss.
Workers will down tools for another 24-hour period today amid a series of strikes on three Total platforms.
Strike action will continue today on North Sea platforms operated by French oil giant Total.
The Unite trade union said today that strike action had halted production on Total’s Alwyn, Dunbar and Elgin rigs in the North Sea.
The North Sea is “suffering” due to firms looking to more attractive regions of the world to invest, according to an analyst.
Footpaths that were damaged more than two years ago by a serious flood have been repaired.
Offshore trade union Unite has announced that strikes will go ahead on three of French oil giant Total’s North Sea rigs in a dispute over pay and working hours.
An oil giant is to increase security at its north-east facilities after a week of high-profile disputes with staff over pay and hours, which resulted in a vote for strike action.
A group of Total employees are understood to have reacted angrily to the firm’s plans to hold a barbecue while they are locked in a dispute over rotas.
North Sea workers are expected to go on strike next month in a dispute with Total over pay and working hours.
Oil giant Total’s attempt to justify planned offshore rota changes was “arrogant, cynical and patronising”, a union boss has said.
Oil firm Total has insisted in an internal memo that its case for changing North Sea workers’ shift patterns is “strong”.
A group of workers at a major gas plant in Shetland have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action in a dispute over rotas.
An Aberdeen primary school has received an award for a creative environmental project.
Oil firm Total has confirmed plans to shed over 50 more Aberdeen jobs. The French energy giant said in March that it planned to cut 250 positions following its merger with Maersk Oil. However, following a review, Total said it will now increase that number to slightly above 300. For the full story visit energyvoice.com
Total said today that its UK North Sea boss, Elisabeth Proust, will soon retire after 38 years with the firm.
The world’s first offshore oil and gas robot worker is being tooled up for its first shift in the North Sea.
Total said today that it would make 250 workers redundant in the north-east following its takeover of Maersk Oil.
French energy giant Total has confirmed the takeover of Danish conglomerate Moller-Maersk’s oil and gas business.