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OPITO to Create Flexibility for Oil & Gas, and Offshore Wind Workers
United Kingdom >> 10/8/2020 - OPITO, the global skills organisation for the energy industry, has launched a new transition standard, designed to provide flexibility for workers to pursue opportunities in both the oil and gas, and ...
Extended Strike Could Close the Johan Sverdrup Field
Norway >> 10/7/2020 - If the ongoing strike on the Norwegian continental shelf continues until 14 October, the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea will have to close production until further notice. The union Lederne has...
OGUK Partners with Skills Body to Offer Support to Redundant Oil and Gas Workers
United Kingdom >> 8/5/2020 - The leading representative body for the UK’s offshore oil and gas sector has partnered with Skills Development Scotland to signpost support for oil and gas workers impacted by redundancy.

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Keystone XL Announces Project Labor Agreement with Four U.S. Unions
United States >> 8/5/2020 - TC Energy Corporation announced that Keystone XL has reached a project labor agreement (PLA) with four leading U.S. labor unions that will inject hundreds of millions of dollars in middle-class wages ...
Aker Solutions Introduces New Workover Concept
Norway >> 6/15/2020 - Aker Solutions has developed a modified workover system that enables faster and more cost-effective planned interventions. The concept will first be applied on Equinor’s Visund field in the North Sea....
KBRwyle to Improve U.S. Special Ops Resilience and Health through $500M Contract
United States >> 11/5/2018 - KBR, Inc. (KBR) announced that its global government services business, KBRwyle, has been awarded a $500 million contract to provide personal services in human performance and behavioral health to the...
Oil Producer Norway Calls in Mediator to Avert Strikes
Norway >> 3/22/2018 - Norwegian employers and labor unions failed to reach a deal in initial wage talks, union sources told Reuters, leaving it up to a state-appointed mediator to avert widespread strikes that risk impacti...
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...

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