• Inside Statoil’s new recruitment drive

    In July, Norwegian oil major Statoil announced a new recruitment drive that will increase its offshore ranks by 50 people a year for the foreseeable future. Amid much uncertainty within...

  • Smart clothing for offshore workers

    A former health and safety officer has developed a new smart textile, the Centurion 3, to protect offshore workers in emergencies. So how does it work?

  • Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 50

    In this issue: Exploration in Africa’s Great Lakes, Norway’s Arctic decision under fire, a virtual pipeline for US LNG, support from space for decommissioning projects, the market potential of offshore...

  • Oil rig salvage: what have we learnt from Lewis?

    In August the TransOcean semi-submersible oil rig Winner became grounded on the Isle of Lewis in the Western Isles of Scotland. Given the significant environmental risks associated with oil spills,...