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This is one of the worst industrial accidents we have seen in recent times, MOM Secretary says.
Shares of Falkland Oil and Gas (FOGL) today jumped as much as 21 per cent driven by speculation that the company’s exploration efforts at Scotia well, offshore Falkland Islands will lead to an oil discovery.
Talisman Energy, operator of Yme field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, has sent a letter to the Norwegian authorities warning that the Yme MOPUstor platform, evacuated this summer, could collapse into the sea this winter.
Axis Offshore has ordered a semi-submersible accommodation vessel satisfying the stringent North Sea operating requirements to be delivered Q1 2015.
Traditional seismic imaging of rock formations below the ocean’s floor involves ships that tow air guns to send out sound waves and receivers that record their echoes. A new approach being developed instead uses small autonomous robots that could make the process quicker and cheaper.
Poland’s oil and gas company Lotos has informed that Yme MOPUstor platform, located in the Norwegian part of the North Sea was evacuated, Reuters reports.
Shanghai-based Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd., a subsidiary of the Wison Group, announced today the successful award of a contract by the Exmar group for engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) of the world’s first Floating LNG Liquefaction, Regasification and Storage Unit (FLRSU).
Bond Offshore Helicopters Ltd yesterday said it would continue the suspension of all EC225 helicopter flights. Bond, the provider of offshore helicopter transportation services between Aberdeen, Scotland and several North Sea oil platforms, cancelled all EC225 flights following the “controlled descent” of one of its helicopters into the North Sea, some 30 miles offshore Aberdeen
National Oilwell Varco, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Schlumberger Limited to purchase its Wilson distribution business segment. Terms of the all-cash transaction, which remains subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval, were not disclosed.
The second largest shipbuilder in the world, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, Co, announces that it has received an order to construct a giant Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO).
Petrobras, the state-controlled Brazilian oil giant, announces the result of the negotiation with Sete Brasil and Ocean Rig, which had submitted offers for the charter and operation of drilling rigs to be manufactured in Brazil.
Chevron Nigeria Limited, said it was working to contain a fire that ignited yesterday aboard the K.S. Endeavor, a drilling rig offshore Nigeria operated by FODE Drilling Nigeria Limited.