Daily Archives: September 1, 2017

Black Elk fined over fatal Gulf of Mexico platform explosion

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Houston-based oil company Black Elk Energy (BEE) has been convicted of worker safety and clean water act violations in connection with a fatal offshore platform explosion in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and ordered to pay a $4.2 million fine. Black Elk was sentenced on Thursday on eight…

Centrica takes Island Drilling’s rig for Fogelberg well

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Offshore driller Island Drilling has received a letter of award for a drilling operation with Centrica in Norway. Centrica has awarded the contract on behalf of Production License 433 on the Norwegian Shelf. Island Drilling said on Friday that the operation is for one HTHP appraisal well at…

DOF wins double in Mediterranean

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Norwegian shipping company DOF Group has been awarded contracts for two vessels for work in the Mediterranean. In its Oslo Stock Exchange filing on Friday, DOF said that the contracts awarded were for the provision of the multipurpose support vessel (MSV) Skandi Skansen and the platform supply vessel…

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate hires Shell man as new exploration director

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), a government agency responsible for the regulation of the petroleum resources on the Norwegian continental shelf, has named a new exploration director. The agency informed on Friday that Torgeir Stordal has been hired as the exploration director, starting Friday, September 1. Stordal studied…

India’s Petronet LNG names new finance chief

Rate this article By LNG World News Kochi LNG storage tanks (Image courtesy of Petronet LNG)Petronet LNG, India’s largest importer of liquefied natural gas, said Tuesday it named a new finance head of the company. Subhash Kumar has been appointed as finance director of the company starting August 5, Petronet LNG said in a brief…

Nominees for Best Innovation in Offshore Energy Award announced

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. The three Nominees for the Best Innovation in Offshore Energy Award have been announced. The jury consisting of Jan Hoegee (Director Maritime & Offshore, TNO), Saskia Rijtema (COO, Heerema Marine Contractors), Ronald Quik (Sr. Sector M&A Manager, ABN AMRO Bank N.V.), Joop Roodenburg (CEO, Huisman) and Jasper Vis…

EU funds LNG fueling infrastructure project

Rate this article By LNG World News The European Union granted €10 million ($11.9 million) funding for Gas Natural Fenosa-led Eco-Gate project aiming to improve the use of LNG and CNG as fuel in Europe. The more-than-20 foreseen gas refueling stations will be located in Germany, France, Portugal and Spain with stations to be built…

Offshore WIND Magazine Edition 3 out now!

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Want to find our more on Offshore WIND Conference speaker Bent Christensen of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy? Don’t miss our main interview in edition 3 of Offshore WIND, which is out now! In this edition you will also read a guest column by another Offshore WIND Conference speaker,…