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Statoil cleared to use Songa rig for Troll drilling

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Oil major Statoil has received consent from the Norwegian safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), to use the Songa Endurance drilling rig for work on the Troll field in the North Sea. The PSA said on Monday that the consent allows Statoil to perform drilling and completion work on…

Gulf of Mexico operators resuming normal ops following Storm Nate

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico have restarted almost the entirety of their oil production following Tropical Storm Nate with under one percent of output remaining shut-in. According to a final Storm Nate report released on Saturday by the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement…

LLOG shuts in Gulf of Mexico well after oil spill

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. U.S.-based oil and gas company LLOG Exploration Offshore has shut in production from its Delta House development in the Gulf of Mexico following an oil spill from a damaged pipeline. The U.S. offshore safety regulator, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), said on Friday it had…

Gulf of Mexico: A quarter of oil production still shut-in

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Operators are reporting less and less evacuated platforms in the Gulf of Mexico as Storm Nate now a thing of the past, but a quarter of daily oil production is still shut-in. According to Thursday’s report by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), personnel remain evacuated from a…

Johan Sverdrup construction can improve, safety body says

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ The Norwegian safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has found one improvement point during an audit of bridges and flare booms fabrication for the Johan Sverdrup project. The safety watchdog said on Friday that the identified improvement point was in relation to the continuous improvement of execution of fabrication….

Aker BP gains nod for Tambar modifications

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ The Norwegian safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given consent to Aker BP for modifications relating to gas lift at the Tambar field, in the North Sea. The modifications on the Aker BP-operated Tambar are related to a redevelopment project that was approved in March. The redevelopment consists…

West Elara rig cleared to begin drilling at Ekofisk

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ American energy corporation ConocoPhillips has received consent to use the West Elara mobile drilling rig for drilling and completion of water injection wells at the Ekofisk field in the North Sea. Norway’s safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Watchdog (PSA), said on Wednesday that the consent regards drilling wells on the…