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...

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...

Bob Egan – Why I Choose to be a Safety Rep

Why I'm a Safety Rep is simple. I don't see why people should go to work and not go home. Or get injured. The effects that these events...

Size and Shape Q&A’s with Bob Egan

This week the Helicopter Safety Steering Group announced future changes to the way seating is allocated on helicopter flights. A new size categorisation system is to be put...

Helicopter Safety – Useful Links

Industry Bodies Oil and Gas UK - Oil & Gas UK is the leading representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry. Step Change In Safety...

Bob Egan – Safety Rep Joins Rig Baby

We are delighted to announce Bob Egan, Foreman with Petrofac for Maersk Oil, has joined rigbaby.com as an ambassador and voice for safety offshore. We talked to...

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...

‘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...

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...

What its Really Like to Work Offshore

Thinking about working offshore? Know someone who does and like to better understand their work conditions? We talk to a North Sea oil worker, about what it’s really...

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