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Trendsetter Unveils 20K Hydraulic Intervention Connector

Sep 11, 2019

Trendsetter Engineering has been awarded a contract for the design, qualification and delivery of a 20,000 psi (20K) hydraulic intervention connector by HWCG, the Houston-based oil and gas service company announced.HWCG is a consortium of deepwater…

API Issues New Integrity Management Rules

Sep 10, 2019

The American Petroleum Institute (API) published three new integrity management (IM) standards for operating offshore floating production platforms, including facilities designed to produce natural gas and oil, and export liquefied natural gas (LNG)…

BSEE Accepts PTS Temporary Processing System

Sep 10, 2019

Well testing and water treatment company Production Technology and Services, Inc. (PTS) said US offshore safety regulator Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has issued a letter to HWCG deeming the PTS-supplied temporary processing…

Serica Rolls Out Digital Safety Platform

Sep 05, 2019

Serica Energy has signed a deal to adopt the Restrata Platform – a piece of digital safety technology which provides real-time monitoring of people and assets – on its Bruce asset in the UK Northern North Sea.Restrata, a technology and services company focused on security…

Safe Commuting Offshore

Aug 25, 2019

The inherent risk associated with working in an offshore environment for oil, gas and wind energy production means transfer methods must fully consider and overcome challenges such as wind speed, sea state, visibility, temperature and vessel…

Wild Well Control Adds 10K Capping Stack

Aug 21, 2019

Well control and engineering services company Wild Well Control said it has added a new 10,000 psi-rated capping stack to its WellCONTAINED group of subsea containment equipment.The 10,000 psi-rated (10K) stack is rated to water depths of 10…

Awilco Orders 'Boat-In-A-Box' Davit System

Aug 20, 2019

Xervo by SH Group, the producer of the approved conventional NORSOK lifeboat systems, The Boat-In-A-Box davit system, said it has signed a contract for the first option with Awilco Drilling. Like the first order, the option includes the delivery…

Sparrows: Mitigating Dropped Objects Risk

Aug 20, 2019

Sparrows Group said its US business has become the first company in the US to be certified as a Recognized External Specialist by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for Dropped Objects Risk Inspection and Program Audits.Sparrows has provided…

Power Outage Shuts Hibernia Production

Aug 19, 2019

Production is shut down at the 220,000-barrel-per-day Hibernia oil platform off the coast of eastern Canada, Hibernia's largest shareholder ExxonMobil Corp said on Monday, after a temporary power cut led to oil and water leaking into the ocean…

Seadrill Using AI to Monitor the 'Red Zone'

Aug 19, 2019

New offshore drilling safety technology has been developed to monitor and provide advanced warning of potential risks in the “Red Zone”, the area of the rig floor where heavy drilling equipment operates and the risk of injury is highest.Vision IQ…

White Rose to Resume Full Production

Aug 16, 2019

Canada's Husky Energy said on Friday it will resume full production at its White Rose field off the coast of Newfoundland & Labrador, which was shut down last year after an oil spill in November 2018.White Rose production will ramp up to reach full rates of approximately 20…

Hibernia Platform Resumes Production

Aug 15, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp said production has resumed at Canada's Hibernia oil platform on Thursday after a spill in mid-July.The platform will take necessary time to reach full production in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, the company said in a statement…

Java Sea Oil Spill Clean-up Continues

Aug 08, 2019

Clean-up efforts after an oil spill from a well in Indonesia's Java Sea will take until at least March next year, state energy firm Pertamina said on Thursday as it struggles to plug the underwater leak.The spill started on July 12 when Pertamina…

USCG Investigating Platform Fatalities

Jul 30, 2019

The US Coast Guard said it has started its investigation into an incident that caused two deaths on board an offshore production facility in the Gulf of Mexico on June 30, 2019.Crewmembers aboard the Shell-operated Auger tension leg platform…

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