Most popular articles of the week, September 1 – 7, 2014

10 highest paid contract jobs in oil and gas industry

No jobs in the U.S. cracked the list of highest paying this year.

 

Largest jack-up rig in the world on a 12.000-mile journey

A jack-up rig, described by the owner and its builder as the largest of the type in the world has set upon a 12,345 nautical miles journey.

 

A worker has died after an incident on a BP-operated platform in the UK North Sea.
BP started its 2015 Future Leaders Programme (FLP), a recruitment campaign which aims to fast-track early career recruits to be the business leaders of the future.

 

10 hotspots in African oil & gas (Infographic)

Africa is on an upward growth curve, and investors are optimistic about the potential for growth in the oil and gas sector, EY writes in its report

 

BP’s ‘recklessness’ lead to Macondo incident, Court says

The United States District Court for the Easter District of Louisiana ruled that the discharge of oil in the Deepwater Horizon case in 2010, was the result of BP’s “gross negligence” and “willful misconduct”.

 

Veolia to scrap Yme platform

The Talisman-operated Yme platform has been sitting unmanned in the North Sea, offshore Norway, since mid-July, 2012, when Talisman decided to evacuate the personnel due to cracks found in the platform’s legs.

 

All North Sea helicopters equipped with EBS

Every helicopter flying for the offshore oil and gas industry in the UK is now equipped with a new CAT-A Emergency Breathing System, the Step Change in Safety has revealed.

 

Jasper unable to pay for floatel. Shipyard seeking new buyer

China’s Yiulian Shipyard will sell a semi-submersible floatel ordered by Jasper Investments, after the latter has failed to secure the cash needed to acquire the vessel.

Press Release, September 07, 2014

 

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