Thursday, January 3, 2013
shell arctic containment dome

Shell’s Arctic Drilling Containment Dome Repaired

Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA, RDSA.LN) has repaired a piece of safety equipment intended for its Arctic drilling program and will soon ask U.S. regulators to approve its use, the company...

January 3, 2013
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Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Greenpeace North Sea Operations

Greenpeace On Scene To Harass Emergency Operations

A Greenpeace ship is currently hovering around the exclusion zone surrounding the Elgin platform, the site of a large gas leak in the North Sea. “We want to get our...

April 3, 2012
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Sunday, April 1, 2012
wild well control

Total Contracts Wild Well Control to Conduct “Top Kill” at Elgin

ABERDEEN, Scotland (Dow Jones)–Total SA‘s (TOT) efforts to stem a natural gas leak on a North Sea platform gathered pace Sunday after an onboard flare that had hampered relief plans...

April 1, 2012
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Monday, December 5, 2011
Press Releases

Drydocks World Lands Conversion Contract for MWCC Vessels

Drydocks World, the well-established international player in the maritime and offshore industry, has signed a Contract with Singapore based AET, a global leader in petroleum shipping, for two Tanker-to-Marine Capture...

December 5, 2011
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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

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, September 19, 2011

Watch Out: BOEMRE Will Sneak Up On You

The U.S. offshore regulator, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), has completed its first post-Macondo unannounced spill drill to test the new requirements of sub-sea containment capabilities...

September 19, 2011
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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

UK debuts new well capping device

Today, at the SPE Offshore Europe 2011 conference in Aberdeen, Britain Energy Minister, Charles Hendry MP, announced that a new piece of equipment said to be the key to the...

September 6, 2011
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