In a ceremony held at the Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore, Karen Tiffen, wife of Martin Tiffen, Managing Director of Total E&P Norge AS, had the honour of naming the ultra harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Intrepid.
Norway’s biggest offshore disaster occurred just before 18.30 on 27 March 1980. The Alexander L Kielland flotel capsized and sank by the Edda platform on the Ekofisk field in the North Sea, with the loss of 123 lives. Eighty-nine people survived.
On the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska, Greenpeace climbers scaled an ExxonMobil rig destined to drill in the Russian Arctic.
The Gulfstar One project is the first spar-based floating production system with major components built entirely in the United States.
Myanmar has awarded 20 blocks to international oil companies as part of its Myanmar Offshore Blocks Bidding Round 2013.
On March 20, 2014, Excelerate Energy celebrated the naming ceremony for its newest floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) “Experience” at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s (DSME) Okpo Shipyard, Korea.
Italian national oil company Eni is looking to divest some more of its stake in a gas rich block offshore Mozambique.
Australia’s oil and gas giant Woodside has missed the 27 March deadline to acquire a share in the Leviathan natural gas field, offshore Israel.