Grupo Schahin filed for Brazil’s equivalent of Chapter 11, becoming the latest Petroleo Brasileiro SA contractor to seek protection from creditors as a corruption probe and a rout in oil prices limit access to funding. The post Offshore Drilling Contractor Schahin Seeking Bankruptcy Protection appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory on Wednesday expressed strong support for the environmentally safe and responsible offshore energy exploration off the Atlantic coast, but said that a proposed 50 mile [...] The post North Carolina Offers Strong Support of Oil and Gas Exploration Off Atlantic Coast appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Liuhua, China’s largest offshore oil field with an estimated 1 billion barrels of oil in place, will be developed via a pair of tensioned leg platforms (TLPs), floating structures that [...] The post Technip Wins CNOOC Tension Leg Platform FEED Project appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The rules target blowout preventers and other pieces of drilling equipment that are key to well safety. The post 5 Years After BP Oil Spill, U.S. Proposes New Safety Rules On Offshore Drilling appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Malaysian offshore oil & gas services provider, Bumi Armada Bhd has signed agreements this week with ElectroGas Malta Ltd whereby they will convert an existing LNG carrier into a floating LNG [...] The post Bumi Armada Signs Maltese Floating LNG Storage Contract appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
MODEC, Mitsui, MOL and Marubeni to Proceed with the Deepwater FPSO Charter Project for Tartaruga Verde & Tartaruga Mestiça Oil Fields Offshore Brazil MODEC, Inc.
WASHINGTON — A week shy of the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration proposed new regulations Monday aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control...Show More Summary
U.S. Interior Department releases proposed well control regulations to ensure safe and responsible offshore oil and gas development; result of extensive consultation,
French oil and gas giant Total has pulled out of a deepwater block in offshore Oman after failing to make commercially attractive discoveries, a senior Omani official told reporters on Monday.
Ask most people about Russian oil and gas production, and they’re likely to bring up the two giants: Rosneft and Gazprom. But private companies are possibly in a position to see their roles change in the country’s oil landscape, as Rosemary Griffin describes in this week’s Oilgram News column, Regulation and Environment. Russian officials are considering […]
Drydocks World, the international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors, handled 37 projects simultaneously in the Dubai yard,
The United States is planning to impose a major new regulation on offshore oil and gas drilling to try to prevent the kind of explosions that caused the catastrophic
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is planning to impose a major new regulation on offshore oil and gas drilling to try to prevent the kind of explosions that caused the catastrophic BP Plc oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing Obama administration officials. Show More Summary
Predictably, opposition to increased use of nuclear power has spiked after the Japan crisis. But support for offshore drilling, which dropped after last year's Gulf oil spill, has bounced ba | Comments
Five years after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the Obama administration is pushing major new regulations for offshore oil and gas drilling, reports the New York Times. The regulations, which are likely to be formally announced on Monday, will seek to prevent the circumstances that...
Russia's deputy prime minister says his country needs to expand drilling rights and allow for more companies to explore and develop offshore Arctic oil.
Guest essay by Eric Worrall Breaking news – Greenpeace have stormed an oil rig being towed to Seattle. According to The Guardian; Six Greenpeace activists protesting Arctic offshore drilling on Monday boarded a drill rig as it was transported across the Pacific Ocean toward Seattle, where it will be staged for drilling on Shell leases…
Royal Dutch Shell made an agreed cash and share offer on BG Group Plc to bolster its LNG and exploration presence and widen its geographical spread in times that relatively lower oil prices make new exploration projects harder. The move...Show More Summary
As the offshore oil and gas sector continues to struggle while oil and gas firms reduce their CAPEX, offshore contractors and shipowners such as Van Oord and Siem Offshore are [...] The post Siem Offshore Wins 100 Million Euro Subsea Cable Installation Job appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Unlike most criminals, Greenpeace brags about its crimes. The media loves it and much of the time, the police treat them pretty gently. Has Greenpeace gone too far this time? They’ve snuck aboard an offshore oil drilling vessel, and filmed themselves in this act of piracy. Two questions: When will Greenpeace undo the damage they’ve […]