• Why Does Safety Always End up Taking a Hit for money?!!!

    Posted 23 June 2012 by Scott Robertson

    Being a proactive participant in ensuring myself & my colleagues all go home safe & sound, there is one question that I CANNOT understand, so maybe you can help?  WHY oh WHY when things are going well, Safety has improved on installations & within a companies beyond recognition, do they decide ...

  • Pound For Piper

    Posted 30 May 2012 by Lisa Brown

    Hi Guys, As you may be aware Sodexo Remote Sites on the COSL Rival has begun a campaign to regenerate and maintain the memorial monument and gardens in Hazelhead Park, Aberdeen, that were erected in rememberance of the victims and survivors of the Piper Alpha tragedy. It has been called Pound for P...

  • Offshore Rules

    Posted 29 May 2012 by Master Bates

    Well the offshore worker is a strange beast, what makes me qualified to comment you may ask? Having worked in this industry for over 30 years I have met them all. An aging workforce where the average age is now 46 and more and more of the old dinosaurs keep going on after 65 which frightens me. Ma...

  • Getting a start offshore

    Posted 4 April 2012 by joseph brennan

    Still new to this sector having only been offshore since Dec 11. But would like to share what I did and how long it took me to anyone still trying to get that critical first start thats so hard to come by.   I started the normal way of asking all my friends who have been offshore for years wh...

  • My Diet

    Posted 14 March 2012 by Iain MacInnes

    It was time to shed a few pounds !!! My jeans and shirts were getting tighter & tighter and the belly and man boobs were growing over the last few years. They say that when you get married you put on a stone and having your first kid adds another, which was the case for me.I ate with my wife w...

  • Xmas swallie

    Posted 3 January 2012 by Stu Turner

    Had a major league swallie with Drew and Martin down in Largs, brilliant!

  • Christmas Offshore

    Posted 24 December 2011 by Iain MacInnes

    Offshore For Christmas   Well it's Christmas Eve and I am jammed out here in the middle of the North Sea!!!! No point it mopping around, just got to get on with it and join in withh the entertainment that has been organised by the catering crew It was work today as normal and we managed to ...

  • Offshore For Christmas

    Posted 11 December 2011 by Iain MacInnes

    Well I am getting my depressed head on as I pack my bag to spend my Christmas offshore, which is never easy but is part and parcel of the job. Getting your few wee Christmas presents opened at Check-In usually sets the mode for the flight ahead. Not getting to see my little girls face on Christmas d...

  • Charity Night - Gone Bad !!!

    Posted 29 November 2011 by Iain MacInnes

    True Funny Story I am working offshore Aberdeen with a young guy who told me a very funny wee story that I feel I must share. He was recently invited to a Charity Ball in Aberdeen with some rather affluent people. The champagne was flowing and he was taking full advantage of the free wine provide...

  • Safety Presentation Video

    Posted 24 November 2011 by Admin

    “Remember Charlie" Safety Video   I have just watched in my opinion the best safety presentation video ever!!!! It is called “REMEMBER CHARLIE” It’s about an American operator who works on a refinery and is involved in a major incident while working nightshift. I am...