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RMT raises North Sea safety concerns
OFFSHORE UNION RMT today raised concerns over the Government’s failure to prevent a deterioration in safety critical and environmental maintenance standards in the offshore oil and gas industry. In answer to a Written Parliamentary Question tabled by Labour MP for...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Offshore, North Sea, Health and Safety, Safety Critical, Oil, Gas,
Justice for North Sea contract workers
OFFSHORE UNION RMT along with our Trade Union colleagues Unite and GMB have today issued notice of strike action with offshore members employed with North Sea contractors Ponticelli and Semco. RMT members at Semco Maritime and Ponticelli UK Ltd are...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Ponticelli, Semco, North Sea, Offshore, Energy,
RMT condemns BP profiteering
TRANSPORT and Maritime Union RMT today called on the UK Government to deliver guarantees for UK workers following BP's announcement of £2.5bn second quarter profits for 2021 and a dividend scheme that locks in a 4% increase from oil and gas operations,...
Region: National
Tagged with: BP, North Sea, Oil, Gas, COP26
RMT responds to the North Sea Transition Deal
It is also vital to local employment in the supply chain for offshore renewables and decommissioning, and in nascent net zero sectors such as hydrogen production and carbon capture and storage. RMT General Secretary, Mick Cash said: “We need a...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: North Sea Transition Deal, Offshore, Oil, Gas, Wind, OILC,
North Sea collective bargaining
The establishment of a ground breaking new collective agreement for thousands of engineering and maintenance workers in the North Sea has gained the support of industry. A total of 13 major contractors from the offshore energy sector supply chain have confirmed...
Region: National
Tagged with: Offshore Energy, North Sea, OILC, RMT, GMB, Unite, Collective Bargaining
New collective bargaining structure for North Sea workers a step closer
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “The news that 15 major employers have committed to work with the unions in the establishment of a framework for collective bargaining in the offshore energy sector is extremely encouraging. The collaborative working of the...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: Offshore Energy Sector, Collective Agreement, North Sea, RMT, GMB, Unite
OFFSHORE Union RMT remembers Piper Alpha
Take a moment today which is also the launch of Maritime Safety week to remember the 167 offshore workers and the devastating effect on their families and communities. The loss back then is why we strive to ensure improvements in safety...
Region: National
Tagged with: piper alpha, offshore workers, north sea
RMT demands Government intervention in North Sea energy
OFFSHORE Union RMT today demanded Government intervention to save lives, jobs and energy resources in the North Sea from the dual economic ravages of Coronavirus and catastrophically low oil prices. RMT members – and members of our Offshore Coordinating Group...
Region: National
Tagged with: North Sea energy, Covid-19, ocg, offshore
RMT demands urgent action as oil and gas workforce falls
OFFSHORE union RMT is demanding urgent and immediate action as operators rush to slash jobs and contracts in response to the Coronavirus emergency and the oil price war which has driven oil to below $25 per barrel.‎ There are reports today...
Region: National
Tagged with: covid-19, oil, gas, offshore, North Sea
RMT on the evacuation of North Sea Thistle platform
“The sudden decision to evacuate would indicate that any inspection regime which did exist failed to identify an issue until it became critical. We hope this event can be used as a learning exercise for the industry as there are...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: thistle, north sea, offshore, oil platform,
RMT statement on Piper Alpha 30th Anniversary
General Secretary Mick Cash said; "In remembering the lives of the 167 workers who died in the Piper Alpha disaster, the union offers condolences and support to the families, loved ones and work mates affected by this deeply traumatic incident. "Respecting...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: piper alpha, offshore workers, north sea,
Offshore union RMT on HSE intervention today on gas releases
General Secretary Mick Cash said;   "We welcome this intervention by HSE as it comes at a time when the pressure on the off shore workforce is immense in terms of cuts, increased workload and increased working hours.   "We...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: offshore, north sea, gas release, oilc
RMT hits out at latest North Sea decommissioning scandal
‎The platforms predominantly worked in the UK North Sea, have a combined age of 119 years and are currently cold stacked in the Cromarty Firth. There is existing capacity in Scotland to carry out this decommissioning, recycling and scrapping work.  ...
Region: National
Tagged with: uk north sea, oil rig, decommisioning
Offshore Co-ordinating Group on potential North Sea strike
“The OCG strongly supports this ballot for strike action and is hugely disappointed with the OCA’s unreasonable and provocative approach to negotiations which have rendered this as inevitable. The unions have asked the OCA employers to revisit their proposals and...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: offshore coordinating group, ocg, north sea, offshore
Offshore union RMT welcomes safety action by Sikorsky
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said; “We welcome this move as it is a precautionary measure to assure workers and industry that a generic problem doesn't exist with this model of aircraft. “It comes in the wake of an incident...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: offshore, sikorsky, north sea helicopters, aaib
Striking RMT and Unite members on the Brent Charlie Platform
Striking RMT and Unite members on the Brent Charlie Platform beginning a campaign of strike action this morning over attacks on pay, jobs, working conditions and safety. RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “RMT members are standing solid and determined...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: shell, wood group, brent charlie platform, offshore, north sea, strike action
RMT Campaigners at Shell offices
Press picture hand out Campaigners occupying Shell Group offices in London in support of striking offshore workers at Wood Group on the Shell platforms who have begun strike action today after facing cuts to pay, jobs and safety. Credit: RMT...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: shell, wood group, offshore, north sea
Strike action on Wood Group
Following a failure by the Wood Group to come up with any solutions in talks over pay reductions, proposed cuts and changes to working conditions on Shell’s North Sea oil and gas platforms action scheduled to start in the morning...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: wood group, shell, north sea, strike action
RMT on North Sea safety failures
NEWS RELEASE   December 22nd 2015 IMMEDIATE RMT says "slap on the wrist" £1.1million Total fine over North Sea safety failures "wholly inadequate" Offshore union RMT branded a £1.1 million fine handed out today to oil giant Total for North Sea...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: total, north sea, safety failures
Offshore Unions Meeting Oil and Gas UK in Aberdeen
RMT will be setting out three core points which it believes form a solid basis for weathering the current storm:   •         The sector is in chaos as companies rush to slash costs in the face of a dramatic fall...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: oil and gas UK, north sea, uk energy
Threat to UK energy security from BP North Sea job losses
RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said:   “In the wake of the current price slump RMT is demanding that Westminster and the Scottish Parliament adopt a crisis management approach today to ensure sustained production, maintenance of infrastructure, retention of skills,...
Region: Scotland
Tagged with: bp, north sea, job losses, uk energy