Most popular articles of the week Feb. 24 – Mar. 2

Most popular articles of the week Feb. 24 - Mar. 2

TAQA worker dies at Harding platform

TAQA worker dies at Harding platform

One worker died in an accident after falling off the Taqa-operated Harding platform in the UK sector of the North Sea early Thursday morning.

 

Wood Review: UK’s oil industry needs strong, independent regulator

Wood Review: UK’s oil industry needs strong, independent regulator

The British economy could receive a potential £200 billion boost over the next 20 years, through the recovery of an additional 3-4 billion barrels of North Sea oil and gas.

 

Half a billion worth of contracts for Saipem

Half a billion worth of contracts for Saipem

Italy’s Saipem has won new Engineering & Construction offshore contracts in Indonesia and in the Republic of Congo

 

Gallery: Samsung Heavy delivers Maersk Viking drillship

Gallery: Samsung Heavy delivers Maersk Viking drillship

Maersk Drilling on Monday took delivery of its first ultra deepwater drillship, Maersk Viking, from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South Korea.

 

Transocean orders two drillships from Jurong Shipyard

Transocean orders two drillships from Jurong Shipyard

Sembcorp Marine’s subsidiary Jurong Shipyard signed two contracts for US$540 million each to build two drillships with options for three additional units from a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd (Transocean).

BP starts production from Na Kika Phase 3 (USA)

BP starts production from Na Kika Phase 3 (USA)

BP began production from another major upstream project, highlighting its commitment to key US offshore region.

Shell moves ahead with Peterhead CCS project

Shell moves ahead with Peterhead CCS project

Shell has signed an agreement with the UK Government to progress the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project to the next phase of design.

 

Noble Paul Wolff rig tilts in Brazil. Workers evacuated

Noble Paul Wolff rig tilts in Brazil. Workers evacuated

Noble Paul Wolff, a dynamically positioned semi-submersible rig operating off the coast of Brazil, experienced a ballast control incident on Friday, February 28 at approximately 01:00 a.m. (BRT) local time.

 

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February 02, 2014; Image source: Maersk Drilling

 

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