Monday, February 20, 2017
News

Cost Cuts Appear to Harm Norway Oil Industry Safety -Watchdog

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Cost cuts by Norway’s oil and gas industry appear to have contributed to a rise in accidents in recent years, the head...

February 20, 2017
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Sunday, February 23, 2014
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News

Petrobras’ Safety Issues in Campos Basin May Cause More Work Stoppages

Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA could face new production stoppages on platforms in the Campos Basin if it does not resolve lingering safety issues, the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper reported on Sunday.

February 23, 2014
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Defense

US Coast Guard Releases 4-Years of Safety Alerts, Advisories and Lessons Learned

The US Coast Guard’s Office of Investigations and Casualty Analysis has released a compilation of the past 4 years of maritime and offshore safety alerts, safety advisories, and lessons learned...

January 30, 2013
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Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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News

Norwegian Regulators Sharpen Focus on Offshore Drillers and Arctic Safety

By Gwladys Fouche STAVANGER, Norway, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Oil companies are overlooking some vital safety issues when preparing to drill in frontier Arctic areas, the head of the safety...

January 16, 2013
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
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Interesting

North Sea Helicopter Operators Suspend Flights of the Super Puma

  LONDON–Two helicopter operators that transport workers to oil rigs in the North Sea have suspended flights using Super Puma aircraft after one was forced to ditch on Monday. CHC Helicopter and Bond...

October 24, 2012
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Incidents

PSA: Gas Leak at Statoil’s Heimdal Field had “Significant Potential”

OSLO–The Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil ASA (STO) said Wednesday that the May 26 gas leak on the Heimdal field in the North Sea was serious, and an investigation showed that...

October 24, 2012
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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News

Safety Investigation Launched After Scare on Barents Sea Drilling Rig

OSLO–Norway’s oil safety agency opened an investigation Wednesday into last week’s scare in the Barents Sea involving an Eni SpA (E) drilling rig, saying the incident was likely caused by the wrong...

September 12, 2012
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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News

EU Regulators Lack Experience and Competence, British Trade Unions Raise Safety Concerns

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Recent incidents in the U.K. North Sea have highlighted the dangers faced by workers as ageing oil and gas installations reach the end of their productive lives, but...

April 25, 2012
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Monday, January 23, 2012
Offshore News

Human Factor Named Biggest Challenge Facing Offshore Oil and Gas [SURVEY]

Human factors has been named the biggest challenge facing the offshore oil and gas industry, according to a survey of industry professionals released today by Oil & Gas IQ. The...

January 23, 2012
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Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Blog

Being Prepared in an Emergency…it’s the Difference Between Life and Death At Sea [VIDEO]

Travis Niemi, a commercial fisherman, talks to the US Coast Guard about the importance of offshore lifesaving equipment after his boat capsized and sank off Key West, Florida at the...

January 3, 2012
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Friday, December 30, 2011
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News

Rig Hand Killed off Brazil, Two Others Injured

RIO DE JANEIRO (Dow Jones Newswires), Brazilian state-controlled oil and gas producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PBR, PETR4.BR) said a worker died and two were slightly injured in an accident on the...

December 30, 2011
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Thursday, December 1, 2011
Offshore News

Norway Regulator: “Very Serious Shortcomings” In BP Safety

By Katarina Gustafsson and Alexis Flynn BP PLC’s (BP) efforts to monitor and respond to sudden pollution releases such as oil spills in the Norwegian Sea suffer from “very serious...

December 1, 2011
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