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Ailing Crewmember Medevaced from Pipelayer in the Gulf of Mexico

Apr 24, 2023

An ailing crewmember was airlifted from a pipelay vessel in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.Coast Guard Eighth District and Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command center watchstanders received a report at approximately 10 p…

Norway's Offshore Safety Regulator Issues Order to Saipem Over Regulatory Breaches on Scarabeo 8 Rig

Apr 24, 2023

The Norwegian offshore industry safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA), said Monday that it had identified serious breaches of regulations at Saipem's Scarabeo 8 semi-submersible drilling rig after an audit earlier this year…

U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Crew Member from Allseas' Pipelayer in Gulf of Mexico

Apr 24, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday it had evacuated a crew member from motor vessel Solitaire approximately 15 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Coast Guard Eighth District and Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command center watchstanders received a report at approximately 10 p…

Crewmember Medevaced from Pipelay Barge in US Gulf

Apr 18, 2023

An ailing crewmember was medevaced from an offshore pipelay barge in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston received a medevac request relay from Coast Guard District Eight at 6:45 a…

Trinity Shuts Production from Trintes Field after Offshore Platform Fire

Apr 12, 2023

Oil and gas company Trinity Exploration & Production said Wednesday that a generator-related fire occurred on its Bravo Platform in the Trintes Field, in the Galeota Block, offshore east coast Trinidad at around 21:15 local time.'Production from the Bravo platform was halted…

Object Near Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Poses No Safety Risk - Denmark

Mar 30, 2023

An object found close to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea appeared to be a maritime buoy and does not pose a safety risk, the Danish Energy Agency said on Wednesday. The object, which was retrieved on Tuesday by the Danish navy…

Russia Fails at UN to Get Nord Stream Blast Inquiry

Mar 28, 2023

Russia failed on Monday to get the U.N. Security Council to ask for an independent inquiry into explosions in September on the Nord Stream gas pipelines connecting Russia and Germany that spewed gas into the Baltic Sea. Only Russia, China and Brazil voted in favor of the Russian-drafted text…

Moscow Considers Seeking Compensation for Nord Stream Pipeline Explosions

Mar 27, 2023

Moscow may seek compensation for the damage to the Nord Stream gas pipelines from two explosions last September, but the future of the projects is unclear, according to a Russian diplomat cited by the news agency RIA Novosti.The pipelines, which connect Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea…

Denmark Invites Nord Stream Operator to Help Salvage Unidentified Object Near Baltic Sea Pipeline

Mar 24, 2023

Denmark on Thursday invited the Russian-controlled operator of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to help salvage an unidentified object found close to the only remaining intact gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea. Three explosions last September on the…

VIDEO: Coast Guard Medevacs Crewmember from Allseas' Pipelayer in Gulf of Mexico

Mar 23, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it had medevaced a motor vessel crewmember Tuesday approximately 15 miles offshore Port Fourchon, Louisiana. 'Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 7:54 p.m. from the motor vessel…

Coast Guard Helicopter Airlifts Injured Worker from BP's Atlantis Platform

Mar 20, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old man from BP's Atlantis offshore platform Friday, about 130 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 5:40 p.m. from a medic…

Chevron Suspends Production at Thai Oil Field after Fatal Accident

Mar 20, 2023

Production at the Benchamas oil field in the Gulf of Thailand was suspended immediately after an accident last week and remains offline, U.S. oil giant Chevron Corp said in a statement on Monday.The announcement comes after an accident last…

NATO's Stoltenberg, EU's von der Leyen Travel to North Sea Platform

Mar 17, 2023

The heads of NATO and the European Commission flew on Friday to a North Sea platform bigger than the Eiffel Tower in a visit underlining Norway's importance for gas supplies since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.The Troll A platform extracts gas from Norway's biggest gas field…

Multiple Failures Led to Pacific Khamsin Drillship Fatality

Mar 16, 2023

Multiple training and personnel safety failures led to a 2020 worker casualty on board the Pacific Khamsin drillship in the Gulf of Mexico, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said in a recent report..A rig crewmember was killed on August 23…

Oil Worker Medevaced in the Gulf of Mexico

Mar 13, 2023

An ailing worker was airlifted from a platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said its District Eight watchstanders received a call at approximately 7 a.m. from the aircrew of the Acadian Air…

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