Tagged Safety

Aker BP obtains consent to tie Oda to Ula field

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Norway’s offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given Aker BP consent to connect Centrica’s Oda field to its Ula platform in the North Sea off Norway, The Oda oil field, previously called Butch, was discovered in 2011 in the southern part of the Norwegian North Sea, approximately…

Safety body: Statoil’s Troll field incident could’ve been fatal

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today The Norwegian authorities have completed an investigation into a potentially catastrophic accident that happened aboard a Statoil-run drilling rig in the North Sea in 2016. The well control incident occurred on October 15, 2016, aboard the Songa Endurance semi-submersible drilling rig at the Troll field off Norway, prompting…

Statoil ordered to boost safety after almost fatal gas leak

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today The Norwegian offshore oil and gas safety body PSA Norway has issued a notification of order to Statoil following a poisonous gas leak at the Sture terminal on October 12, 2016. Five persons were exposed the poisonous hydrogen sulphide (H2S) gas, in an accident that could have been…

LNG-bunkering coalition gets three new members

Rate this article By LNG World News The industry coalition SEALNG said three new members, Bureau Veritas, Clean Marine Energy, and Gas Natural Fenosa have joined. SEALNG is aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas as a marine fuel. Peter Keller, SEALNG chairman and executive vice president, Tote said, “We firmly believe…

Safety agency probes Hess’ Stampede topsides

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has inspected platform topsides for the Hess-operated Stampede deepwater oil and gas development in the Gulf of Mexico. The agency said that Hess Corp.’s Stampede tension leg platform moved one step closer to production Wednesday following completion of the…

DOF lands IMR work in Asia Pacific

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. DOF Subsea has been awarded a three-year inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) frame agreement in the Asia Pacific region. DOF informed on Friday the contract is with “one of the major oil and gas companies” in the region without revealing its name. DOF Subsea has recently secured a…

Lundin to drill Edvard Grieg appraisal with ‘Island Innovator’

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Oil company Lundin has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to carry out exploration drilling on the Edvard Grieg field, off Norway, with the Island Innovator rig. Lundin is the operator of the Edvard Grieg field, in the North Sea, around 140 kilometers west-southwest of Stavanger….