Daily Archives: April 7, 2016

Federal judge approves BP’s $20-billion oil spill settlement

The central legal case in the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident was resolved on Monday after a federal judge approved BP’s $20.8-billion settlement with the Justice Department, five Gulf states, and hundreds of local governments. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore RSS Feed

PGS’ Ramform Tethys to survey Aasta Hansteen

PGS will soon begin the acquisition of a new 4,400-sq km (1,698-sq mi) 3D GeoStreamer survey over the Aasta Hansteen area of the Norwegian Sea. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: <a href=http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/offshore-rss/~3/MJp4DwZubcI/pgs-i-ramform-tethys-i-to-survey-aasta-hansteen.html target="_blank" title="PGS' Ramform Tethys to survey Aasta Hansteen” >Offshore RSS Feed

Wrong policies could hamstring US gas development, forum told

Poorly conceived policies could restrict development of abundant domestic natural gas resources and deny the US energy security, economic, and geopolitical opportunities, several speakers at an Apr. 6 Hudson Institute forum warned. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal – Transportation

Woodside to explore offshore permit in Bonaparte basin

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has been awarded permit WA-522-P in the offshore Bonaparte basin. It lies between the Petrel, Frigate, Tern, and Blacktip gas fields on the east and the Prometheus-Rubicon fields to the west. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal – General Interest

BOEM schedules public meetings about 2017-22 OCS plan’s draft EIS

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management scheduled three public meetings to receive input on the draft programmatic environmental impact statement covering oil and gas lease sales in the 2017-22 US Outer Continental Shelf program it is preparing. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal – General Interest

Mechanical issues halt production at Gorgon LNG

Chevron Australia Pty. Ltd. reported on Apr. 6 that LNG production at the Gorgon project on Barrow Island offshore northwestern Western Australia has been temporarily halted due to mechanical issues with the propane refrigerant circuit on Train 1 at the plant site. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal –…