Missing Oil Worker Named

An oil and gas worker who went missing from the Noble Lloyd installation has been named as Steve Sutherland. The 49 year old worker from the Aberdeen area has been...

Search for Missing Oil Platform Worker Scaled Back

The search for a man who went missing from a North Sea drilling rig has been scaled back this evening.  The 49 year old man had been working...

AIBN Says Norway Crash has “Clear Similarities” to 2009 Shetland Crash

The AIBN today issued a preliminary report detailing its findings regarding the EC225 helicopter crash on Turøy, near Bergen. All 13 people on board lost their lives...

Edinburgh University Signs £2.5m Oil and Gas Partnership

Edinburgh university, Heriot-Watt, has signed a multi-million pound partnership agreement with oil and gas firm Total E&P UK to provide research and education. The five year agreement will cover...

A Guide to Claiming Your Tax Back from Your Expenses

Dealing with the HMRC and sorting out your tax isn't always the easiest of jobs to tackle. It can be a complicated and time consuming business. So...

‘Largest Undeveloped’ Oil Find in UK Waters

The oil exploration firm Hurricane has made what it has described as the "largest undeveloped discovery" of oil in UK waters. According to the company as much as...

Workers Unite to Reject Latest OCA Deal

81 per cent of Unite members have voted to reject the latest deal put forward by their employers, represented by the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA). The Union body...

Chancellor Vows to Help North Sea Oil and Gas

Chancellor Philip Hammond has said he will investigate the use of tax incentives to help keep oil and gas fields productive for longer. The tax breaks would...

Job Losses Cut Costs, But Investment Still Needed to Stop Production Decline

According to the the Oil and Gas UK Business Outlook production could fall from 2020 if fresh capital is not secured. Worryingly the report also predicts a...

Call for Probe into Discrimination Against Oil & Gas Workers

Victims of the downturn are finding themselves in an even worse situation as potential new employers are actively discriminating against them, they say.  A previous oil and gas...

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