‘Floatel Endurance’ cleared for Gina Krog field work

By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given Floatel International an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) for the semi-submersible accommodation and construction support vessel, Floatel Endurance. PSA said on Tuesday that the Floatel Endurance semi-submersible would work for Statoil at the Gina Krog field in its first commission on the Norwegian…

Eni reports another power outage on Goliat

Norway’s Petroleum and Safety Authority has been in contact with Eni Norge AS in regards to the power outage on the Goliat FPSO platform on Friday, Aug. 26. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore RSS Feed Comments comments

Shell, BP shut production on GoM platforms ahead of Nine storm

By Offshore Energy Today U.S. Gulf of Mexico operators Shell and BP were shutting down production from some of its offshore facilities on Monday ahead of the tropical depression Nine. BP and Shell on Monday afternoon said they were monitoring the tropical depression, and conducting preparations to ensure safety of personnel and its offshore platforms….

Isuzu Introduces ELF 500 CNG to Mexico

By NGV Global A new stimulus for natural gas fuelled transportation in Mexico has occurred with the introduction by Isuzu Motors de Mexico of the ELF 500 CNG, a light-duty truck with Gross Vehicle Weight of 7.25 tonne (16,000 lb). The new OEM choice for urban transporters contributes to the government’s declared intention to address…

Protests halt Energy East Montreal hearing

Canada’s National Energy Board canceled a hearing in Montreal over the proposed Energy East Pipeline on Aug. 29 when protestors disrupted the meeting. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal – Transportation Comments comments

Statoil, Petrobras team up for exploration in Brazil

By Offshore Energy Today Norway’s Statoil and Brazil’s Petrobras have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) by which they aim to strengthen their cooperation in Brazil. The intention of the MoU is to evaluate joint participation in future tenders for exploration areas and to increase upstream collaboration in producing fields in the Santos and Campos…