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Poland to Allow Military to Sink Enemy Ships Targeting Baltic Energy Infrastructure

May 05, 2023

The Polish government has approved draft legislation that would allow the military to sink an enemy ship targeting a key gas pipeline from Norway via the Baltic Sea following NATO's warning that Russia might sabotage undersea energy infrastructure…

Russia Calls for Probe into Nord Stream Pipeline Blasts to Speed Up

May 02, 2023

The Kremlin on Tuesday called for the investigation into the blasts of Russia-designed Nord Stream gas pipelines to be speeded up and any results to be published. In September 2022, several unexplained underwater explosions ruptured the Nord…

Interview: Kevin Sligh Sr., Director, BSEE

May 01, 2023

After his first year on the job, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Kevin Sligh Sr. discusses with Offshore Engineer the myriad challenges and opportunities ahead for offshore energy development in the U.S. While…

Probe Launched after Worker Injured in Incident on Offshore Platform in Norway

Apr 27, 2023

The Norwegian offshore safety authority PSA Norway has launched an investigation into an April 22 incident on the Statfjord B offshore platform where a worker suffered facial injuries after getting hit by a 34-kilogram piece of equipment.The incident happened on Saturday…

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…

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