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UK: More salvors board grounded drilling rig. No pollution detected

By Offshore Energy Today UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency said Monday that a team of additional six people would join the salvors on board the grounded drilling rig Transocean Winner, as part of the ongoing salvage operation. The semi-submersible drilling rig Transocean Winner ran aground near Dalmore Beach on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland last…

Salvors to assess grounded Transocean drilling rig

By Offshore Energy Today.. Following last week’s grounding of the Transocean Winner rig off the Isle of Lewis, a salvage team is starting a full assessment of the damage to the rig. The rig ran aground last Monday while being towed from Norway to Malta, due to severe weather. According to a statement by UK’s…

‘No pollution detected’ near grounded Transocean rig

By Offshore Energy Today.. No pollution has been detected as a result of the Transocean Winner drilling rig running aground near a beach in the Isle of Lewis in the UK. Offshore Energy Today reported earlier on Thursday that two fuel tanks on the grounded semi-submersible rig had been breached causing concerns that oil from…

Diesel oil leaks from grounded rig’s fuel tanks

By Offshore Energy Today.. Image by John Gray/Dell-licious-Ness Two fuel tanks on the grounded semi-submersible rig Transocean Winner have been breached and it remains unclear how much oil has leaked into the environment. To remind, the Transocean Winner drilling rig ran aground near a beach in the Isle of Lewis in the UK after having…

Semi runs aground during storm in Scotland

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch is investigating the grounding of the Transocean Winner semisubmersible on a beach in western Isle of Lewis, Scotland. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal – General Interest

Residents urged to stay clear of grounded offshore rig

By Offshore Energy Today Following Monday’s grounding of a giant semi-submersible drilling rig near a beach in the Isle of Lewis in the UK, the coast guard has warned people not to attempt to visit the area. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

Report: Hit by severe storm, Transocean rig runs aground in UK

By Offshore Energy Today The Transocean Winner semi-submersible drilling rig has reportedly run aground in the UK after having been struck by severe storms. According to a statement by the UK Maritime and Coasguard Agency (MCA), overnight on Sunday, Stornoway Coastguard was in communication with the tug Alp Forward which encountered severe weather west of…

Amec Foster Wheeler names chief information officer

By LNG World News LNG engineer Amec Foster Wheeler said Wednesday it has appointed Rod Carr to the newly created position of chief information officer with effect from 2 August. Based in London, UK, and reporting to Jonathan Lewis, CEO of Amec Foster Wheeler, Carr will be a member of the company’s leadership team, Amec…

Shell shareholders advised to oppose CEO’s pay

By LNG World News By Ron Bousso LONDON (Reuters) – Two investor advisory firms have recommended Royal Dutch Shell shareholders oppose the CEO’s 2015 remuneration, in the latest sign of rising discontent over pay amid falling oil prices. Shell Chief Executive Ben van Beurden’s 2015 remuneration fell 8 percent to 5.135 million euros (£4 million)…