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  • 7 September 2015

    Mick Borwell is to take over responsibility for Health, Safety, Security and Employment (HSSE) policy at Oil & Gas UK towards the end of the month in addition to his role as Environment Director, when the current HSSE Director Robert Paterson retires. Borwell will assume his expanded role at the trade association from September 19, 2015. […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK’ has published its annual Health & Safety report. As in previous years, the report sets out a summary of industry health and safety performance across a range of indicators, and describes many of the issues and activities influencing that performance. Industry health and safety performance during the last year presents a […]

  • 1 July 2015

    There have been further improvements in the management of major safety hazards offshore, according to Oil & Gas UK’s Health & Safety 2015 Report published today, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Oil & Gas UK stated that based on incidents reported to the Health and Safety Executive for April 2014 to March 2015 and shared with […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK, representative organisation for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, is holding an EU Directive Seminar today at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, sponsored by Environmental Resources Management (ERM). The seminar, chaired by Oil & Gas UK health and safety and employment issues director Robert Paterson, will provide a valuable insight into the legislative safety and […]

  • 29 May 2015

    Steps for improvement of safety and workforce confidence in helicopter flights offshore will be one of the main topics at an aviation seminar organized by Oil & Gas UK, to be held in Aberdeen on June 2, 2015.  The organizer of the seminar, Oil & Gas UK, announced that the UK Civil Aviation Authority and helicopter manufacturers will […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the European Commission’s announcement of agreement on an EU Directive on offshore safety, Robert Paterson, Oil & Gas UK’s health, safety and employment director issued a response. He stated: “Oil & Gas UK has worked tirelessly to highlight the very real damage that an EU Regulation could have done to workers’ safety. The Commission’s […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Oil & Gas UK, the not-for-profit representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, has welcomed Total’s successful well intervention operation to stop the Elgin gas leak. Robert Paterson, Oil & Gas UK’s health and safety director, said: “Oil & Gas UK welcomes the news that the well-kill operation to stop the Elgin […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Oil & Gas UK has welcomed yesterday’s publication of the CAA safety review of offshore public transport helicopter operations in support of the recovery of oil and gas.   Robert Paterson, Oil & Gas UK’s health, safety & employment issues director, said:  “This comprehensive analysis of North Sea helicopter operations and safety performance proposes a […]

  • 22 May 2013

    Oil & Gas UK has welcomed the announcement that a plenary vote in the European Parliament will see the introduction of a directive on offshore safety and environment. Robert Paterson, Oil & Gas UK’s health, safety and employment director, said: “Oil & Gas UK has worked hard to campaign for this directive in place of […]

  • 7 January 2015

    Oil & Gas UK has informed that the nominations have opened for the fifth UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards jointly organised by Oil & Gas UK and Step Change in Safety with Maersk Oil as principal sponsor. According to O&G UK, this year’s event – taking place on April 29 at the Aberdeen Exhibition […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Ampelmann, a high-tech offshore company focusing on development, construction and lease of offshore access solutions, has been inquired about the „walk-to-work“ solutions after the Super Puma helicopter crash last month. Energy Voice reports that during the Offshore Energy Conference an official from the Company said that a 225ft catamaran they are planning to use in Azerbaijan, combined with […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK has welcomed the EU Council of Ministers’ vote today to approve the EU Directive on offshore safety. Robert Paterson, Oil & Gas UK’s health, safety and employment director, said: “Throughout the progress of this legislation, from Regulation to Directive, Oil & Gas UK has worked hard to help the European Commission […]

  • 13 March 2013

    Groundbreaking research to measure offshore workers’ body size with 3D scanners to inform the future design of safety equipment, survival clothing and space requirements on offshore installations has been launched in Aberdeen. The research, which will generate an ongoing capability for measuring the size and shape of the offshore workforce, is the first of its […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK has released a response to the Civil Aviation Authority Review. Commenting, Oil & Gas UK’s health and safety director Robert Paterson said: “Oil & Gas UK is working with our members to assess the impact on safety of the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) Review. “Like the CAA, our primary focus is […]

  • 13 March 2015

    Oil & Gas UK has informed that the changing shape of North Sea offshore workers over the last three decades is revealed in the findings of a “ground-breaking high-tech study” just concluded in Aberdeen. Researchers at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in collaboration with Oil & Gas UK found that male offshore oil and gas workers […]

  • 28 October 2014

    The Transport Select Committee published its report on offshore helicopter safety in July. Oil & Gas UK Chief Executive Malcolm Webb responded in a letter to the Committee report at the time. Yesterday (October 27), the Government published its response to the Transport Select Committee Report alongside comments from Malcolm Webb’s letter. Oil & Gas […]

  • 3 March 2014

    Police Scotland revealed the name of the oil worker who died following an incident on the Harding Platform in the North Sea as George Bartlett, aged 62. Bartlett was from the Shotts, West Lothian area. His family have released the following statement: “George was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be sorely missed by […]

  • 4 September 2014

    A worker has died after an incident on a BP-operated platform in the UK North Sea.

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The winners of the UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards were confirmed on Wednesday 30 April in an awards ceremony held at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. The event, sponsored by Maersk Oil UK, recognises and honours the companies and people who embody the spirit of safety and innovation across the sector. Robert Paterson, […]

  • 26 September 2014

    Taking care of the health of the offshore workforce is the focus of an Oil & Gas UK seminar taking place in Aberdeen next month, October 7, 2014. Absence management and the role of occupational health, looking after the health of a travelling workforce and managing concerns such as noise, hand arm vibration, food hygiene […]

  • 29 July 2014

    Oil & Gas UK’s breakfast briefing on August 26 will provide an arena for discussing employee health and well-being with three speakers invited to share information about current health statistics and campaigns designed to help people improve their well-being. The event, sponsored by Petrotechnics, will take place at Aberdeen’s Exhibition and Conference Centre. Robert Paterson, […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK has issued a call for papers to be presented at its major offshore safety conference next summer, which will mark the 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster. Piper 25 will be a three-day event held at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre from 18 to 20 June 2013. Starting with a […]