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Cyclone Tauktae: Rescue Op Launched for 81 Offshore Oil Workers after Barge Sinks off Mumbai

May 18, 2021

The Indian Navy mounted a massive air and sea rescue mission on Tuesday for 81 missing oil workers and crew whose barge sank in heavy seas following a powerful cyclone that tore up the west coast of the country.Around 180 of those on board the barge were rescued from the water as it sank off Mumbai…

Cyclone Tauktae Hits ONGC Offshore Installations. Three Barges, Drillship Go Adrift

May 18, 2021

ONGC, an Indian oil and gas company, said on Tuesday that cyclone Tauktae, which struck the Arabian Sea off the coast of Mumbai in the early hours of May 17, had impacted three of its barges and one of its drillships, causing them to lose their anchors and drift away…

Near Miss Incident on Hibernia Platform Offshore Canada

May 18, 2021

A near-miss incident occurred last week aboard HMDC's Hibernia platform in the Atlantic Ocean, offshore Canada.Offshore oil and gas regulator Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) said the incident had happened on May 13…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico: Worker Dies in Incident Aboard Fieldwood's Platform

May 17, 2021

An offshore worker died on Saturday in an accident aboard Fieldwood Energy's U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil platform, offshore Louisiana.'We are deeply saddened to confirm that on May 15, 2021, a fatal incident occurred involving a contractor at the…

Chevron Closes Tamar Gas Field off Israeli Coast as Unrest Flares

May 13, 2021

Chevron has shut down the Tamar natural gas platform off the Israeli coast at the instruction of the country's energy ministry, the company said on Wednesday, following the wave of unrest in the region.The Israeli energy ministry said all of…

Equinor to Hire More Staff at Plants Hit By Fires in 2020

May 12, 2021

Fires that crippled two Equinor plants in Norway last year were caused by both technical and human errors, the energy company said on Wednesday, promising to hire and train more staff.A blaze last September at Hammerfest LNG, Europe's only large-scale liquefied natural gas plant…

Malaysia Offshore Rig Sinking: All 101 Crewmembers Brought to Shore Safely

May 06, 2021

All workers from the Naga 7 jack-up drilling rig that sunk off Sarawak earlier this week, have been safely brought to shore, Velesto, the owner of the ill-fated jack-up, said Thursday.The rig had been preparing to start a drilling operation of a subsidiary of the U…

Survitec Wraps Hansen Protection Buy

May 06, 2021

Maritime survival equipment specialist Survitec has completed the acquisition of Hansen Protection, a provider of personal protective equipment. Ron Krisanda, Executive Chairman at Survitec, commented: 'The addition of Hansen Protection, and its leading portfolio in personal protective equipment…

Maersk Training, Shell in Gulf of Mexico Offshore Training Team-up

May 04, 2021

The Shell Robert Training and Conference Center in Louisiana has established a new partnership with Maersk Training, to deliver 'enhanced ' training to the Gulf of Mexico offshore workforce.The agreement will combine the infrastructure and training…

11 Years on from Deepwater Horizon: A Roadmap to Transform Health and Safety

Apr 28, 2021

April this year marked 11 years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and, while significant improvements have been made in the years’ since, it is an event the industry will never forget. As we mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work today…

VIKING Introduces Turbine Evacuation Kit

Apr 26, 2021

Quickly growing turbine numbers, installed in deeper waters offshore and farther out to sea are needed to serve accelerating demand for wind energy, but safety issues for such structures go beyond the feats of civil engineering making them possible…

Safety Body: Equinor's Melkøya LNG Plant Broke Rules Ahead of 2020 Fire

Apr 22, 2021

Equinor must fix a series of rule breaches exposed by a fire at its Melkoeya liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Norway last year for the plant to reopen, the country's safety watchdog said on Thursday.The September 2020 blaze shut down production at the plant…

Mozambique President Vows to Restore Peace in Gas-Rich Cabo Delgado

Apr 21, 2021

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi said on Wednesday the government will work to restore peace in the country after a deadly militant attack last month near multi-billion-dollar gas projects backed by global oil companies.'We will make all efforts to return peace to our country…

Equinor Sees Drop in Serious Incidents and Personal Injuries in Q1, but Says The Number Still 'Too High'

Apr 20, 2021

Norwegian oil company Equinor said Monday that its safety statistics for the first quarter of 2021 indicated fewer serious incidents and personal injuries in Equinor compared to the same period last year, but said the number of incidents was still 'too high…

US Coast Guard Ends Search for Missing Seacor Power Crew Members

Apr 19, 2021

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday it will call off its search at sunset for the remaining eight crew members missing from the lift boat Seacor Power, which capsized in the Gulf of Mexico last week.The Coast Guard said its vessel and air crews…

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