Daily Archives: September 1, 2017

Offshore oil and & operators returning to Gulf of Mexico after Harvey

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are re-boarding platforms and rigs to assesses their ability to resume normal operations following Tropical Storm Harvey. According to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), based on the data from offshore operator reports submitted as of…

Premier Oil extends membership with technology facilitator

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ London-listed oil and gas company Premier Oil has extended its membership in the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) by three years. The organization said on Thursday that Premier Oil had been its member 2011. ITF supports the industry in unlocking oil and gas reserves through collaborative investment in new technologies. The…

Canada grants funds for environmental assessment of ExxonMobil drilling program

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has allocated funds to assist in the environmental assessment of the proposed Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project. To put things more in perspective, ExxonMobil Canada is proposing to conduct an exploration drilling project within offshore exploration licenses located in both the Jeanne d’Arc…

Buerau Veritas launches new rules for classification of offshore service vessels & tugs

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ International classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has issued new rules for the classification of offshore service vessels and tugs. BV said on Thursday that the new rules include new class notations for pipelay vessels, accommodation units, offshore construction vessels, and offshore support vessels. Gijsbert de Jong, BV’s marine marketing and…