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Equinor Delays Mariner Start-up Again

Apr 10, 2019

The operator of the Mariner heavy oil field, one of Britain's largest offshore developments in years, postponed its start-up to summer 2019 on Wednesday for safety checks on the platform's electrical couplings.Originally due to come on stream…

Aasta Hansteen Field Shut after Gas Leak

Apr 09, 2019

Production at Equinor's Aasta Hansteen gas field remained shut on Tuesday after a gas leak the previous day.'We are focusing on finding the cause of the leakage and prepare for repairing. We are still working on that,' Equinor spokesman Morten Eek said…

Dräger Wins North Sea Safety Contracts

Apr 03, 2019

Dräger Marine & Offshore will supply equipment which detects and protects workers from hazardous gases to 23 platforms across the North Sea, under three new contracts worth more than £1,000,000 ($1.3 million), the Netherlands based company announced on Wednesday…

Jadestone Resumes Stag Drilling

Apr 02, 2019

Asia Pacific focused independent oil and gas company Jadestone Energy said drilling operations have resumed at the Stag oilfield offshore Australia in the wake of tropical cyclone Veronica.Following the weakening of the tropical cyclone, personnel…

Tekmar to Shield Triton Knoll OWF

Apr 01, 2019

Tekmar Energy, a provider of protection systems for subsea cable, umbilical and flexible pipes and offshore engineering services, said that it has secured a contract by Boskalis to provide cable protection systems (CPS) for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm (OWF) in the UK…

Storm Halts Infill Drilling at Stag

Mar 25, 2019

A tropical cyclone has led Jadestone Energy to pause its infill drilling program at the Stag oilfield offshore Australia, the independent oil and gas production company in an operational update on Monday.Jadestone said the Ensco 107 jack-up rig arrived on location at the Stag platform on March 15…

Cyclone Halts Production off W. Australia

Mar 25, 2019

Australia's Woodside Petroleum said on Monday it had evacuated all personnel from offshore production platforms off Western Australia ahead of Cyclone Veronica, and was operating the North West Shelf LNG and Pluto LNG plants on skeleton staff…

ESVAGT Steps-up Offshore Presence

Mar 22, 2019

The provider of offshore safety and support at sea ESVAGT aims straight for the dynamic market for service operation vessels (SOV) with the newbuilding ‘Esvagt Dana’.When the ‘Esvagt Dana’ entered into contract with Vattenfall on the Horns Rev III wind farm in the middle of February…

PSA Audits Xmas Tree for Snorre Expansion

Mar 18, 2019

Norway's offshore watchdog the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) said it has carried out an audit of Equinor and the fabrication of the subsea Christmas tree for the Snorre expansion project.The objective of the February audit was to ensure that…

Woodside Invests in Cyber Security

Mar 18, 2019

Australia's largest independent oil and gas company said it has invested in a Western Australian company specializing in the protection and security of critical infrastructure.Woodside will take a 10% shareholding in Sapien Cyber, subject to satisfaction of conditions precedent…

PSA Probes Åsgard B Incident

Mar 18, 2019

Norwegian offshore watchdog the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) said it is investigating an incident involving a dropped trolley on board the Equinor-operated Åsgard B facility on March 13.This accident occurred while dismounting a trolley…

The Seadrill Approach to Health and Safety

Mar 15, 2019

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill has set out to define a new health standard for thousands of its employees before they embark on rigs offshore.The company, in partnership with occupational health services provider International SOS, in 2016 implemented a modern…

Trump Requests $200.5 Mln for BSEE, $193.4 for BOEM

Mar 11, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget submitted to Congress on Monday includes $200.5 million for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and $193.4 million for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)…

2G and 4G Coming to the Goliat Field

Mar 07, 2019

Vår Energi AS, operator of the Goliat field in the Barents Sea, announced Thursday it has entered into an agreement with Telenor Maritime to equip the field with 2G and 4G networks, in an effort to improve safety and emergency response capability in the region…

Crane Collapses on Eni Offshore Platform

Mar 05, 2019

One person died and two people were injured when a crane collapsed at an Italian offshore oil platform run by Eni, the oil and gas major said on Tuesday.The crane was in operation when it toppled from the Barbara F platform, about 60 km (35 miles) off Ancona…

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