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Arendal Spirit’ reaches Brazil - Video


10:00, 14 Май 2015

Earlier this month Teekay’s first offshore accommodation rig, Arendal Spirit, arrived to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After a long journey since its departure from the COSCO shipyard in China, the vessel was anchored and offloaded from the heavylifter in Brazilian waters. Arendal Spirit will now undergo an extensive testing program before it goes on hire with Petrobras on a 3-year charter contract.  


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Concept to Completion, How a Platform is Born - Video


09:56, 14 Май 2015

Anadarko, one of the largest independent leaseholders and producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, has launched a video, or better yet, a movie, showing a long, but interesting process of bringing its Lucius development into production. The film presents the project from its early beginnings and design selection, through construction of the Lucius production platform, to its first oil in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Final Investment Decision (FID) for the project was made in December...


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Explosion and fire on oil platform - 1 dead 45 hurt and 300 evacuated-VIDEO


21:35, 01 Април 2015

Update 2 (1:50 p.m. EDT): Pemex has now confirmed four fatalities from today’s explosion and fire at a Pemex platform in the Bay of Campeche. Update 1: Pemex has reported that 1 fatality has now been confirmed. The worker killed was a contractor from the company Cotemar, an oil services company based in Mexico. Pemex reported that it has received reports of 16 injured, including two with serious injuries. MEXICO CITY, April 1 (Reuters) – Mexican...


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ENI needs time out after second dud


19:40, 30 Март 2015

ENI’s failure to locate commercially exploitable natural gas reserves in the Amathusa prospect was always the more probable scenario, but regardless, the latest setback should not discourage Cyprus from pressing ahead with its offshore exploration plans, experts tell the Cyprus Mail. At the same time, ENI, following its two back-to-back duds needs a time-out and the government should oblige, energy analyst Charles Ellinas said. The government yesterday declined to comment on...


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Shell Moves Rigs to Alaska Ahead of Possible Drilling Permit


21:44, 27 Март 2015

LONDON, March 27 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell is moving oil rigs to Alaska ahead of the possible resumption of controversial drilling activities as the oil major awaits the green light from U.S. authorities. The Anglo-Dutch oil major hopes to revive its Arctic drilling program two years after the grounding of a rig in Alaska that led to a huge uproar from environmental groups. But even before getting the go-ahead from the U.S. interior secretary, Shell is moving the drilling...


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BG Group’s recently started Knarr oil field-VIDEO


20:00, 26 Март 2015

BG Group’s recently started Knarr oil field in the Norwegian North Sea was set back by a small fire on the floating production storage and offloading vessel yesterday morning.   The fire started in a technical room, said field operator BG (45%) and was put out with no injuries. However, the incident shut down production less than a week after it started. It is also the second fire on the Teekay Offshore Partner’s FPSO Petrojarl Knarr with the first...


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