Tea Shack News

Tea Shack News

On 20th February 2014, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) released a report that will change North Sea operations forever. But while the report will change the industry and create challenges along the way, it is important to remember that the recommendations are designed to make travelling to work...
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Safety Rep Andy Nolan has won the Workforce Engagement Award at the UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards. Andy, who is an elected safety rep at Talisman Sinopec Energy UK, was honoured for actively embracing worker engagement on safety. The UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards celebrate the...
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The first edition of Tea Shack News includes a tribute to a much-loved offshore worker and ESR, a feature on Joined-up Thinking and information about helicopter RTBs.
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What does 'going tech' actually mean? Understandably there are lots of rumours and concern about an aircraft 'going tech' and having to return to base (RTB). Tea Shack News reports on the reasons for RTBs and how often they actually happen. The Helicopter Safety Steering Group (HSSG) agreed that...
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As the industry remembers Steve Walton's contribution to the offshore community, family, friends and colleagues paid tribute to a man "full of laughter." Steve served faithfully as an elected safety rep for more than 20 years before his sudden death on November 19th last year at just 54-years old...
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What are the chances of two offshore workers being able to pass one another in a narrow corridor? That's one of the questions that Robert Gordon University and Oil & Gas UK's size and shape study is trying to answer. The study has taken a critical step forward. Robert Ledingham of Robert Gordon...
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