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...

How To Get A Job Offshore

Where there’s muck there’s money, or so the saying goes. And there are not many jobs muckier than working on an offshore installation. The industry attracts thousands of...

Top 5 Tips on Avoiding Recruitment Scammers

Almost 10,000 North Sea workers have lost their jobs. Many are looking for new positions in the industry. But with jobs few on the ground and competition...

Life Insurance For Offshore Workers

Life Insurance For Offshore Workers We are pleased to announce that RigBaby has teamed up with specialist insurance brokers, the Special Risks Bureau, to provide assistance in placing...

5 prison perks that are better than offshore

Your room might just be bigger! Although there is no statutory minimum size for existing prison cells, the ideal minimum for a single occupancy prison cell is given...

Offshore Cabin or Prison Cell – Which is Really Better?

You’re trapped. Imprisoned in a tiny room with a bunk for a bed and surrounded be the cold harsh sea. Step outside and be battered by salt...

First Time Packing For Offshore

Your first trip offshore can be a daunting experience. You have an exciting new job, but its in a completely unique environment...and if you don't pack something you...

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