Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
Yorkshire and the Humber; West Yorkshire; Leeds
Location of affected unit(s)
Professional Services
Scientific, Architectural And Engineering Technical Activities
Architectural And Engineering Activities; Technical Testing And Analysis
71.12 - Engineering activities and related technical consultancy

600 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
5 October 2016
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The oil and gas engineering company OneSubsea has announced that it has entered into a 45 day consultation over 600 proposed redundancies. The company currently employs 929 staff at its site in Leeds, West Yorkshire. It is being reported that the company is considering stopping manufacturing at the Leeds site in 2017. According to reports, the company has decided to review its staffing following the reduction in demand affecting the entire oil and gas industry. The final numbers of employees affected and the timing of job losses will be confirmed following the completion of the consultation period.


  • 5 October 2016: BBC Website


Eurofound (2016), OneSubsea, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 88894, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88894.