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The Climate Post: First Rules for Arctic Drilling Released

The U.S. Department of the Interior unveiled the first draft rules for offshore oil and gas exploration in the Arctic. The rules would require energy companies to clear a number of safety hurdles before being approved for drilling. "The Arctic has substantial oil and gas potential, and the U.S. Show More Summary

Petrobras Cut to Junk by Moody’s as Probe Hobbles Oil Producer

Petroleo Brasileiro SA’s descent into junk- bond status may be far from over. The post Petrobras Cut to Junk by Moody’s as Probe Hobbles Oil Producer appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

BSEE Issues Alert on DP System Failure

Dynamic positioning system failures on offshore supply vessels engage in oil and gas operations in the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf   The U.S. Bureau of Safety

Offshore Drilling: After 3 Major Dividend Cuts Is This High-Yield Driller Next?

Crashing oil prices have forced three major offshore drillers to cut or suspend their dividends. Find out which high-yielding company might be next.

NOIA: Don’t Freeze US Opportunity with Arctic Regulations

National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) President Randall Luthi issued a statement in response to the Obama Administration’s proposed Arctic Regulations on offshore oil and gas production,

The Obama administration wants to make Arctic drilling ‘safe.’ Is that possible?

6 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Two years after an Arctic drilling barge went dangerously adrift in Alaskan waters, the Obama administration moved Friday to impose stringent safety standards on future offshore oil and gas exploration along the state’s northern coastline.Read full article >>

Transocean CEO's exit linked to lack of vision in tough market

By Terry Wade and Anna Driver HOUSTON (Reuters) - Barely two months into his new job as the head of the world's largest offshore driller, Steven Newman was steering Transocean through the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, quickly earning a reputation as a CEO with a steady hand. Show More Summary

Maersk, BP Agree to 5 Year Offshore Rig Training Contract

Maersk has signed a five year contract with BP to provide offshore oil rig training at the virtual reality training center the company is currently building in Houston, the companies announced today.

UK Shadow Energy Minister Visits Centrica, Bibby Offshore

Integrated energy company Centrica Energy and Bibby Offshore, an oil and gas industry subsea services provider, today hosted Tom Greatrex MP, the UK's Shadow Energy Minister,

Sixth Victim Of Brazilian FPSO Explosion Found

A sixth victim of last week's deadly explosion on a Petrobras offshore oil and natural gas production ship has been found... The post Sixth Victim Of Brazilian FPSO Explosion Found appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News...

Transocean’s 80% Dividend Cut Won’t Be Enough

Transocean Ltd. will have to do more than slash its dividend by 80 percent for the owner of the world’s largest fleet of offshore rigs to weather the oil price crash, analysts said. The post Transocean’s 80% Dividend Cut Won’t Be Enough appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Quay Contract Awarded at Lerwick Port

  Plans for significant further expansion of Lerwick Harbour’s extensive deep-water facilities for the offshore oil and gas industry have advanced with

Iran Hails First Oil Shipment from New Floating Terminal

The first oil shipment from Iran’s floating oil storage unit (FSU), Khalij-e-Fars has recently just been completed, according to the Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC). The transfer of oil from [...] The post Iran Hails First Oil Shipment from New Floating Terminal appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Johan Sverdrup: Statoil Gives Go Ahead for $29 Billion Oil Project

Norway's Statoil is moving ahead with plans to develop a giant $29 billion oil field, Europe's costliest offshore energy project The post Johan Sverdrup: Statoil Gives Go Ahead for $29 Billion Oil Project appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Five Dead, Four Missing in Brazil FPSO Explosion

An explosion aboard a BW Offshore's oil and gas production vessel in Brazil has killed five people and four workers are still missing, the firm said in a statement on Thursday.

ONGC Awards Swiber Major Contract to Build 8 New Offshore Gas Platforms

Singapore-based offshore energy construction contractor Swiber Holdings Ltd reported today their second largest contract ever from India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC). The $310 million contract involves the Engineering, Procurement, Construction, [...]Show More Summary

Blast rocks Petrobras platform

Three workers were killed and 10 others were hurt in an explosion on an offshore oil and gas platform operated by Petrobras. ||| Rio de Janeiro - At least three workers were killed and 10 injured on Wednesday by an explosion on an offshore...Show More Summary

Explosion on offshore Petrobras oil vessel kills 3 in Brazil

An explosion on an offshore oil vessel operated by Brazil's troubled energy giant, Petrobras, killed at least three workers Wednesday and left six missing, according to a company statement and union reports.

Gas explosion kills 3 on Petrobras rig

At least three oil workers were killed and 10 were injured in an explosion at an offshore oil and natural gas platform in Brazil. ||| Rio de Janeiro - At least three oil workers were killed and 10 were injured in an explosion on Wednesday...Show More Summary

Update: 3 Dead, 10 Injured in FPSO Explosion

Brazil oil regulator says 3 dead, 10 injured in Petrobras platform explosion   An explosion at an offshore Petrobras oil and natural gas platform killed three workers and injured 10 more,

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