Popular news, June 15 – 21, 2015

Popular news, June 15 - 21, 2015The most popular article on Offshore Energy Today last week was the one about Airbus Helicopters revealing its offshore helicopter of the future. 

Namely, the company revealed the concept phase start-up for a new European helicopter, the X6, at the Paris Air Show. According to Airbus Helicopters, entry into service is anticipated in the 2020s.

You were also interested in reading about the largest offshore rig scrapping period ahead as 88 units within the floater market will have to be taken out between 2015 and 2017.

Furthermore, you read about low oil price hitting $200 billion in mega-projects, Norwegian oil and gas giant, Statoil, confirming it will be laying off up to 2,000 employees, job losses in UK’s North Sea raising skills and safety concerns, Shell-operated Polar Pioneer rig leaving Seattle, Seadrill selling its drillship West Polaris and more.

 

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Airbus reveals offshore helicopter of the future

Largest offshore rig scrapping cycle ahead

Low oil price hits $200 billion in mega-projects

Statoil confirms layoffs

Job losses in UK’s North Sea raise skills and safety concerns

‘Polar Pioneer’ on the move. Activists detained

Seadrill sells drillship West Polaris

Shell step closer to buying BG. Clears first antitrust hurdle

Petrobras lays out factors that contributed to FPSO explosion

 

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