Due to the amount of interest, and requests from some companies to extend the deadline, the Ministry’s Environmental Tender Audit Committee has announced an extension to the deadline to submit documentation to 27 January 2020.
US$7.25 million has been awarded across eight projects focused on strengthening safety culture in the offshore oil and gas industry.
The target will align Schlumberger with the goals of the Paris Agreement to reduce climate change.
With at least 600 000 people worldwide killed or permanently disabled each year, snakebites are the biggest public health crisis that no one has heard of. For projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the oil and gas industry needs to consider the risks of workers being bitten and its corporate social responsibility to support local communities with this silent killer. Remote Medical International, working alongside the Asclepius Snakebite Foundation, have developed proven management and response strategies specific to the threat of snakebites.
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The agreements will be awarded to Aker Solutions AS, Axess AS, Oceaneering Asset Integrity AS and IKM Operations AS, taking effect from 1 January 2020.
Swift Technical will support clients with unmanned inspection and detection services, and generally support processes where it is unsafe or inefficient to send humans.
OFFSHORE Energy Union RMT have reacted with concern to an industry report on the safety record on UK oil and gas installations in 2018.
Findings from OGUK’s Health and Safety Report 2019 reveal that offshore helicopter operations were conducted without an accident last year, and the fatal accident rate per 100 000 flying hours dropped to zero for the first time since 2001, despite flying hours increasing by 12% to 77 286 in 2018.