GLOBAL justice campaigners will set up a “walk of shame” for oil and gas executives attending a black-tie dinner at a swanky central London hotel tonight.
Activists said that Britain must stop “rolling out the red carpet” for the energy industry because...
Tuesday 18th Oct 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
OIL bosses have failed to learn the lessons of the 1988 Piper Alpha rig disaster, unions said yesterday as offshore workers prepared to fight off a new assault on terms and conditions.
Mega-contractor the Wood Group, which operates platforms in the Shell-owned Brent oil field off the...
Monday 25th Apr 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
OIL giant Shell was blasted yesterday for joining a “dangerous and quickening race to the bottom” as it announced 250 job losses and attacks on shift patterns in the North Sea.
Rival company Taqa announced a cull of 100 more jobs.
The latest blow to the offshore...
Friday 27th Mar 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Rig unions slam three-on, three-off regime
Wednesday 4th Feb 2015
Union reps called yesterday for a legal overhaul around workplace deaths after an oil contractor was fined belatedly for a fatal safety breach, writes Conrad Landin in Aberdeen.
Lee Bertram fell to his death from a North Sea platform after a sharp hatch edge slashed the ropes...
Environmentalists hit out yesterday at Shell’s plans to drill in the Arctic this year.
The oil giant made the announcement as it revealed it was cutting spending over the next three years by almost £10 billion in response to sliding prices.
Shell said it wants to...
Friday 30th Jan 2015
Solomon Hughes on how Shell tried to downplay an oil spill which destroyed a Nigerian fishing industry for a generation
posted by Morning Star in Features