Wednesday, February 15, 2017
News

Singapore’s Ezra Says it Faces Court Application to Wind Up Unit of Subsea JV

SINGAPORE, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Debt-laden Singaporean oilfield services firm Ezra Holdings Ltd said late on Tuesday that a creditor of a business owned by an Ezra joint venture had...

February 15, 2017
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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Maritime News

ICS Raises Concerns Over Spanish Supreme Court’s Ruling in Prestige Oil Spill Case

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) strongly criticized the judgement of the Spanish Supreme Court in the ‘Prestige’ Case during a meeting last week of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds...

May 3, 2016
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016
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News

U.S. Moves to Develop Wind Energy Projects Off California and New York

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has made two major steps recently in the development of offshore wind energy projects in federal waters off the coasts of New York...

March 23, 2016
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016
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Offshore News

Statoil Releases 2015 Sustainability Report

Statoil has published the annual sustainability report and the payments to governments report for 2015. The company delivered annual equity production of 1.971 million barrels of oil equivalents per day...

March 22, 2016
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Monday, March 21, 2016
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Offshore News

U.S. Proposes Stricter Air Standards On Offshore Oil and Gas Operations

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is proposing to update 36-year-old regulations to make sure that offshore oil and gas activities do not significantly harm the air quality of...

March 21, 2016
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Friday, March 18, 2016
Offshore News

Petrobras FPSO Shutdown After Fire

A Petrobras FPSO in Brazil’s Campos Basin has been shutdown after a fire on the facility on Thursday afternoon. The state-run oil company confirmed the incident aboard the P-48 FPSO...

March 18, 2016
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Monday, March 14, 2016
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Offshore News

Island Offshore Lays Up Two More PSVs as North Sea Lay Ups Top 100 Vessels

Island Offshore has announced the lay ups of its two platform supply vessels (PSVs), Island Dragon and Island Duchess, effectively immediately, pushing the total number of offshore vessel layups in the...

March 14, 2016
Total Views: 1

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Offshore News

Report Estimates 22,000 New Oil and Gas Jobs In Norway

A new report by the International Research Institute of Stavanger showed that oil and gas industry will need to recruit more than 20,000 workers by 2020 in Norway, the Norwegian...

March 14, 2016
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
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Offshore News

Mainstream to Build $2.8 Billion Scottish Offshore Wind Farm

(Bloomberg) — Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd. said it’s in talks with a consortium led by power company InterGen NV to reach a financial close on its planned 2 billion-pound ($2.8...

January 26, 2016
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Maritime News

More Offshore Layoffs – World Wide Supply Lay-ups to Impact 48 Crew

Norway’s World Wide Supply (WWS) says it is laying up two platform supply vessels operating in the UK spot market amid weak demand for offshore vessels. WWS announced the layups...

May 27, 2015
Total Views: 3

Monday, April 27, 2015
News

Offshore Market Update |”It’s Natural to be Nervous”

The mood in Singapore last week while attending Sea Asia was, for the most part, quite subdued as everyone was looking at each other wondering what the future was going...

April 27, 2015
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Monday, March 16, 2015
Maritime News

Workers Evacuated from North Sea Oil Platform After Ship Collision

Fifteen workers have been evacuated from a North Sea oil platform after a supply vessel collided with the facility Monday morning.

March 16, 2015
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Friday, October 24, 2014
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News

De Beers Commissions Offshore Diamond Exploration Ship

More than $7 billion has been invested into the search for diamonds since 2000 according to De Beers Group. Much of that has been focused in places such as India, Botswana, Angola,...

October 24, 2014
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Friday, August 8, 2014
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News

The Five Issues Worrying Oil Executives in the North Sea

On the 50th anniversary of the issuing of the first licenses for the extraction of oil and gas from the UK continental shelf (UKCS), we asked oil executives what their main concerns were in an increasingly challenging period in the sector’s turbulent history.

August 8, 2014
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Friday, May 16, 2014
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News

Norway’s Lawmakers Force Statoil to Power Offshore Fields From Land

Mikael Holter and Stephen Treloar May 16 (Bloomberg) — Norwegian opposition parties will force Statoil ASA and other companies to power four North Sea oil fields from land, risking further...

May 16, 2014
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Monday, May 12, 2014
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News

Prelude and Ichthys Projects to Gain 2000km Optical Fiber Link to Shore

Ichthys LNG and Prelude FLNG, major capital projects currently under development by INPEX and Shell, respectively, have announced plans to invest in a subsea optical fiber cable system to provide a high-speed data and voice communications conduit for the two facilities linking them to shore from Australia's Browse basin.

May 12, 2014
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Friday, May 2, 2014
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Blog

SPOTD: On Station at Grane

In the following image submitted to us by Øystein Osvoll, the supply vessel Havila Foresight maintains station next to the Statoil-operated Grane oil platform and Prosafe’s Regalia accommodation rig. The Grane field,...

May 2, 2014
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Monday, April 28, 2014
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Blog

SPOTD: Cargo Operations at the Shenzi TLP

Ben Moll sends us the following image he took while conducting cargo operations between BHP Billiton’s tensioned-leg platform (TLP) Shenzi and the C-Performer supply boat located in Green Canyon in the...

April 28, 2014
Total Views: 2

Monday, April 21, 2014
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News

SPOTD: Easter at Ekofisk

Christoffer Marstone, 1st Officer on board the Well Stimulation Vessel “Island Commander” sends us this image taken yesterday at the Ekofisk Oil Field in the Norwegian sector of the North...

April 21, 2014
Total Views: 4

Monday, April 7, 2014
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News

Ships Move World’s Largest Floating Object

The sheer expanse of the world’s oceans is beyond the realm of comprehension for most.  Only those have crossed oceans from a sea-level perspective, or perhaps long-haul airline pilots, can...

April 7, 2014
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