Oil workers rescued as helicopter ditches in North Sea

Nineteen people were safely rescued after a helicopter ditched in the North Sea yesterday. The CHC Super Puma helicopter, which made a “controlled ditching” between Orkney and Shetland, was transporting workers from Aberdeen to West Phoenix drilling rig. The incident occurred at around 15.30pm yesterday off Fair Isle, around 32 miles south of Shetland. Nick […]

Russian rig sinks in transit- workers missing

A drilling rig has sunk in Russia leaving many workers missing. According to reports, 14 members of the 67-strong crew were rescued. A further 16 bodies were found, meaning 37 workers were unaccounted for, said Reuters. Allegedly the owner of the rig said a raft with survivors had been spotted, but the Government would not […]