Highlights OGUK calls for self-isolation exemption Shell Shearwater infections reach 26, but rate slowing No ‘blanket exemption’ for sector or roles: government Nearly 150 workers have been evacuated or are due for evacuation from Shell’s Shearwater project in the North Sea since a COVID-19 outbreak emerged at the end of June, the company said July 20, as the industry called for an exemption from self-isolation rules for offshore workers. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now So far, 26 people at the Shearwater oil and gas hub have tested positive for COVID-19, with another 122 categorized as having been “close contacts” of those infected, Shell told S&P Global Platts. Most have already been flown to shore, with a small number isolating at the facility prior to returning to shore, Shell said, adding that the spread of infection was slowing, with only five […]