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Oil and Gas Industry

The UK oil and gas industry is Britain's greatest industrial success story in the last 50 years.

First Call is based in Blackpool a hotspot for this sector and has a long history of supporting the out of hour’s telephone answering aspects of the business. This ranges from being a point of contact for staff or indeed operational sites, rigs or vessels. In addition we have and continue to work with third party agencies to the Oil and Gas sector for emergency care and support services to its staff including medi- vac and emergency protocols.

First Call already provides services to a plethora of companies within the Oil and Gas sector comprising of:

  • Operating companies
  • Drilling companies
  • Major contractors
  • FPSO operators
  • Service companies

Providing telephone answering services and message handling is our speciality and being based where we are we understand a lot about the industry and more importantly the paramount importance of rapid response to all situations.

If you are interested in UK Based only telephone answering services from First Call give us a call for a no obligation quote.

Oil and Gas Facts

Oil and gas provide energy and essential chemicals for our transport, industry and homes, and earn valuable tax and export revenues to support the British economy, The figures tell their own story - the UK offshore oil and gas industry:

  • Provides three quarters of the UK's primary energy.
  • Provides employment for 380,000 people.
  • Invested £150 billion over the last 25 years.
  • Contributed £150 billion in taxes since the 1970s.
  • Service companies
  • Adds £4 billion a year to balance of payments.
  • Accounts for one-fifth of UK annual investment.

The UK oil and gas industry is located mainly off the east coast of Scotland and England, but fields have also been developed in the Irish Sea, west of the Shetland Islands, and in the English Channel. About 18,000 people work offshore on a regular basis on fixed production platforms, mobile drilling rigs, or floating production storage and offloading units (FPS0s).

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