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Offshore regulator launches investigation into Gjoa gas leak

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has launched an investigation into a hydrocarbon leak on the Gjøa field, located in the North Sea off Norway, on June 21. Engie E&P, as the operator of the field, shut down the production from the field following the…

Shell to remove emergency response vessel from Knarr

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Shell has received consent from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to remove the emergency response vessel from the Knarr field, off Norway. Shell is the operator of the Knarr field, which is in the northern sector of the North Sea, around 50 kilometers north-east of Snorre. Knarr has…

PTTEP crew not prepared for oil spill at Montara, regulator says

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Australia’s offshore petroleum safety body NOPSEMA has issued an improvement notice to PTTEP Australasia regarding environmental management non-compliance associated with its Montara field operations. The regulator said the move was not related to an oil spill incident, but to incident prevention. Namely the watchdog said that PTTEP’s emergency…

Semi-sub Bideford Dolphin cleared for Snorre work

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given Statoil a consent to use the Bideford Dolphin rig for drilling and completing well 34/7-A-10 on the Snorre field in the North Sea. The PSA said on Tuesday that drilling on Snorre was scheduled to begin on July 7,…

Statoil gets nod to extend Gullfaks B lifetime

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Norwegian oil company Statoil has received consent from the country’s offshore regulator, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), to extend the lifetime of the Gullfaks B platform and its associated pipelines, offshore Norway, by almost two decades. The consent from the safety authority follows the one by the Norwegian…

Mexico oil sector accidents raise doubts about deep water exploration

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today As Mexico opens its energy market to more private investment, the country’s drive to exploit untapped deepwater oil riches has raised safety concerns due to mounting accidents that have blotted the country’s safety record. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today