Tag Archives: North sea

Creative solution for scaring seagulls

With rig operating firms losing hundreds of thousands of pounds a day every time work is halted to clean up seagull droppings, as well as the risk posed to helicopters by the birds, an effective solution was desperately needed. The Read more »

North Sea oil industry in crisis?

In a recent interview, Robin Allan, chairman of the independent explorers’ association Brindex expressed concerns that the oil industry is “close to collapse”, with no new projects in the North Sea being profitable as oil is below $60 per barrel. Read more »