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Oil Sector to Employ over 2000 Kuwaitis in 2017-2018
Kuwait >> 2/5/2017 - Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) is set to employ over 2000 Kuwaitis for the fiscal year 2017-2018. With the new employment, the number of new Kuwaiti workers in the oil sector will reach 4000 for t...
Petrotrin & OWTU Sign Memorandum of Agreement
Trinidad and Tobago >> 1/9/2017 - Strike action has been averted at Petrotrin following extended conciliation talks at the Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development. ...
Nigerian Oil Labour Union Suspends Strike at Total's Fuel Depots
Nigeria >> 1/6/2017 - Nigerian oil labour union Nupeng has suspended a strike at Total's fuel depots after an agreement was reached to end a row over sackings, a union official said. On Thursday, the union said it had orde...
Nigerian Union Orders Total Fuel Depot Strike over Sackings
Nigeria >> 1/5/2017 - A Nigerian oil labour union ordered an indefinite strike at Total fuel truck depots across the OPEC member nation on Thursday in protest against sackings. The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Ga...
Liwa Plastics Project to Create 12,000 Indirect Jobs
Oman >> 11/8/2016 - The $6.4 billion Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex (LPIC) project — the Sultanate’s largest industrial investment currently under implementation at Sohar Port — will not only double parent company Orpi...
Sea Trucks Group Awarded Accommodations Service in Nigeria
Nigeria >> 10/7/2016 - Sea Trucks Group (Sea Trucks) is pleased to announce the contract award of an International Oil major to West African Ventures, Sea Trucks’ principle Nigerian business, for the provision of an accommo...
Workers at Eskom Defy Court Order to Continue Strike
South Africa >> 8/10/2016 - More workers at South African state-run power utility Eskom joined a strike over pay, their union said in defiance of a court order preventing the industrial action at the state-run firm. ...
India Seeks Return of Stranded Workers from Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia >> 7/31/2016 - India is sending a minister to address the issues being faced by Indian workers who are stranded in Saudi Arabia after losing their jobs. Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj announced in...
South African Workers in Petroleum Sector to Strike over Wages
South Africa >> 7/26/2016 - More than 15,000 employees in South Africa's petroleum sector are expected to go on strike this week after wage talks with employers failed, Talk Radio 702 reported. The radio said the Chemical, Energ...
NNPC Warns Against Panic Petrol Buying Amid Union Strike
Nigeria >> 7/9/2016 - Nigeria's state oil company urged motorists not to engage in panic petrol buying, a day after a trade union representing oil workers began a strike that raised fears of future fuel shortages. ...
Norway Oil Workers Agree Wage Deal
Norway >> 7/2/2016 - Norwegian offshore oil workers and employers signed a new wage deal on Saturday, avoiding a strike that would have cut the output from western Europe's top oil and gas producer by about six percent, e...
Shell Workers Evacuated from Bonga Field after Militant Threat
Nigeria >> 5/9/2016 - Shell workers at Nigeria's Bonga oil field in the southern Niger Delta are being evacuated following a militant threat, a senior labour union official said. ...
Kuwait Oil and gas Workers to Go on Strike
Kuwait >> 4/11/2016 - Thousands of workers at state-owned oil, gas and petrochemical companies in Kuwait will stage a strike from 10 April 2016 in protest at a government plan to cut some of their benefits and wages, the p...
Rosneft Awarded Labour Order of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Vietnam >> 11/25/2015 - Rosneft Vietnam B.V., a company of Rosneft Group, received a governmental award of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam - Labour Order Second Class - for the contribution to the Vietnamese petroleum indu...
Increasing Indigenous people’s participation in the workforce in Australia
Australia >> 5/28/2015 - Over the last few years our Australian business, QGC, has been working to maximise Indigenous employment in its operations. Initiatives have included developing an Indigenous jobseeker database, worki...
OPITO Enters into China's Oil & Gas Training Provider Sector
China >> 4/21/2015 - OPITO, an international oil and gas skills organization, announced Monday that it has expanded its global footprint of accredited training providers with the approval of the first company in China. ...
Kongsberg Maritime Expands Louisiana Office & Training Facility
United States >> 1/30/2015 - Kongsberg Maritime has made a major investment in Louisiana with the purchase of approximately 5.2 acres for new construction on an 82,980 sq ft office and training facility. Construction on the St. J...
Total Signs Global Deal with Union
France >> 1/26/2015 - Total signed a global agreement January 22 with international union federation IndustriALL Global Union, which represents more than 50 million workers in 140 countries in the energy, mining and manufa...
Workers at CNPC's Oil Block in Niger Start 48-hour Strike
Niger >> 12/12/2013 - Around 600 workers at a China National Petroleum Corporation oil block in Niger began a 48-hour strike to protest pay and conditions, the National Union of Petroleum Workers said. ...
Skilled Secures $188m Contract for Ichthys Gas Export Pipeline
Australia >> 9/25/2013 - SKILLED Group Limited announced that that its wholly owned subsidiary Skilled Offshore Pty Limited (“Skilled Offshore”) has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) advising it has been awarded a significant c...

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