GoMRI Funds Oil Impact Studies in Gulf of Mexico

GoMRI Funds Studies on Effects of Oil on Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) Research Board announced that it will award nearly $38 million to ...

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Premier: First Oil from Solan by Year End

Premier First Oil from Solan by Year End

Premier Oil reported that it continues to anticipate first oil from Solan field before the end of the year. Good ...

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Study: Impact of Dispersants on Oil-Degrading Microorganisms

Samantha Joye, a professor of marine sciences in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Photo: UGA

The use of chemical dispersants meant to stimulate microbial crude oil degradation can in some cases inhibit the ...

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GE Oil & Gas Acquires Advantec

Photo: Advantec

GE Oil & Gas has agreed to acquire Advantec, a provider of subsea intervention equipment and services. Advantec ...

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Transocean to Pay USD 20M to Alabama for GoM Oil Spill

Transocean to Pay USD 20M to Alabama for GoM Oil Spill

Governor Robert Bentley announced that Alabama has agreed to a settlement of USD 20 million with Transocean ...

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Forum Sees Profits Slashed

Forum Sees Profits Slashed

Forum Energy Technologies has seen its net income plunge by some 86 per cent in the third quarter 2015 as revenue ...

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VOS Sympathy Supports Oil Recovery Ops of MV Flinterstar

VOS Sympathy Supports Oil Recovery Ops of MV Flinterstar

Vroon Offshore Services have contracted their VOS Sympathy, DP2 Subsea Support Vessel, to Dutch Salvors Multraship ...

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PSA Investigates Oil Spill at Statfjord

Statfjord A, Photo: Statoil

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has decided to conduct an investigation into an oil spill which occurred on ...

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BP to Pay USD 20.8 Bln for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

BP to Pay USD 20.8 Bln for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

The United States joined the five Gulf states in announcing a settlement to resolve civil claims against BP arising ...

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OPITO Unveils Global Oil and Gas Safety Awards Finalists

OPITO Unveils Global Oil and Gas Safety Awards Finalists

OPITO has revealed the shortlist of finalists for its Annual Global Oil and Gas Workforce Safety Awards. McDermott ...

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BSEE Tests Arena Offshore’s Oil Spill Response

Photo: BSEE

Analysts and engineers from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s (BSEE) Oil Spill Preparedness ...

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Exxon Mobil: Erha North Phase 2 Production Starts

Exxon Erha North Phase 2 Production Starts Off Nigeria

Exxon Mobil announced that its subsidiary, Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, has started oil ...

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Decommissioning to Ramp Up on Oil Price Slump

Illustration, Photo: IEV

A high oil price has enabled operators to extend field life and delay decommissioning time and time again on the UK ...

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Husky Brings Online Second Well at White Rose Satellite

Husky Brings Online Second Well at White Rose Satellite

Husky Energy has started production from a second oil well at the South White Rose extension drill centre offshore ...

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Sinking Vessel Causes Oil Spill in Alaska

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lewis Beck

A Unified Command has been formed to respond to a vessel sinking and resultant 10-30 gallon oil spill in Sitka, ...

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MPC to Examine Oil Spill Monitoring Requirements in UK

Illustration

Marine Planning Consultants (MPC) has been awarded a contract by Oil and Gas UK and the Oil Spill Response Forum to ...

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BSEE Confirms No Damage to Shell Capping Stack

BSEE Confirms No Damage to Shell Capping Stack

Two Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) personnel conducted inspections of Shell Oil Co. marine ...

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Ophir Awards Competitive Fortuna FLNG FEED

Ophir Awards Competitive Fortuna FLNG FEED

Ophir Energy has awarded Upstream Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contracts for the Fortuna FLNG Project in ...

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Oil and Gas Encountered at Gina Krog East 3

Photo: Statoil

Det norske oljeselskap ASA, partner in the Gina Krog Unit in the North Sea, announces that drilling of exploration ...

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Aker, Baker Hughes in Early Field Design Pact

Aker Solutions, Baker Hughes in Early Field Design Pact

Aker Solutions and Baker Hughes agreed to cooperate on early-phase studies to help customers improve the overall ...

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BOEM and AASG in Collaboration Agreement

Richard Desselles (BOEM), Jonathan D. Arthur (AASG). Photo: Kenneth Taylor, North 
Carolina Geological Survey.

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Association of American State Geologists (AASG) have signed an ...

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