Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Offshore News

Oil Spill-Containment Companies: So can we operate in Cuban waters?

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–Several U.S. companies are asking the Obama administration for permission to respond to potential oil spills in Cuban waters, a top offshore drilling regulator said Wednesday, hoping to...

November 2, 2011
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Monday, April 4, 2011
News

International Officials To Discuss Supporting Oil Spill Containment Tech

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–International officials will meet in Washington April 14 to discuss promoting “cutting-edge technologies” for containing a spill at a deep-water oil well, the U.S. Interior Department said Monday....

April 4, 2011
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Thursday, March 31, 2011
News

Helix Oil Spill Group Expanding Reach To Stop Runaway Wells

Image: Helix’s HRFS diagram courtesy Helix (click image to enlarge) HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–The Helix Well Containment Group will nearly double the depth at which it can contain out-of-control offshore oil...

March 31, 2011
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Wednesday, March 30, 2011
News

Helix group responds to BOEMRE’s clarifications on spill containment rules

On Tuesday, March 29, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) issued several refinements to deepwater drilling rules and subsea well containment procedures. In response to concerns...

March 30, 2011
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011
News

W&T Offshore and Stone Energy join Helix Well Containment Group

The Helix Well Containment Group (HWCG) announces W&T Offshore, Inc. (and its wholly owned subsidiary W & T Energy VI, LLC) and Stone Energy Corporation have joined the organization, increasing...

March 22, 2011
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Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Engineering News

Technip begins work on Marine Well Containment Company’s response system

Technip announced today that the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) has awarded it a contract for the design, procurement and fabrication of the umbilical, riser and flowline components of MWCC’s...

March 16, 2011
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Wednesday, March 9, 2011
News

Oil Spill Co-Chair Praises Industry’s Response, Asks For Safety Organization

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–William Reilly, co-chair of the presidential panel tasked with investigating causes of the BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) oil spill, on Tuesday called the oil and gas industry’s response...

March 9, 2011
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