Sunday, January 19, 2014
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News

Statoil Partially Evacuates North Sea Rig Amid Well Control Situation

While drilling from the Snorre A platform in the Norwegian North Sea on Saturday, Statoil reports significant losses of drilling fluid occurred prompting a partial evacuation of the platform. Statoil...

January 19, 2014
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Thursday, October 3, 2013
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News

BP’s Well Control Exec Says He Was Unprepared For U.S. Gulf Blowout

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, Oct 2 (Reuters) – BP’s manager in charge of controlling the Macondo blowout in 2010 was never trained to permanently plug a ruptured oil well...

October 3, 2013
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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Offshore News

Hercules Jackup Suffers Loss of Well Control in U.S. Gulf of Mexico [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) reported Tuesday that it is experiencing a well control incident on its jackup drilling rig, Hercules 265, in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

July 23, 2013
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