Most popular articles of the week Jun 30 – Jul 7, 2014

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Most popular articles of the week Jun 30 - Jul 7, 2014

Patient dies after stepping out of helicopter over North Sea

A man, working on Statoil’s Troll A platform in the North Sea, fell to his death after being lifted off by a helicopter.


Prelude FLNG – Built to last (VIDEO)

Shell’s Prelude FLNG unit, currently being built in South Korea, will be longer than the Empire State Building is tall, and once deployed offshore, it will remain there for 25 years.


Keppel lands Kraken FPSO deal

Keppel Shipyard is for the conversion of a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel for Armada Kraken


Airbus takes blame for North Sea helicopter ditching

Lawyers representing several passengers injured when a Eurocopter Super Puma helicopter came down in the North Sea 32 miles south west of Shetland in October 2012 have welcomed an acceptance of responsibility from the helicopter manufacturer which, they say, now paves the way for settlements to be agreed.


Petrobras: Pre-salt production passes 500.000 bpd mark

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras said that on June 24, oil production in the fields operated by Petrobras in the so-called pre-salt province in the Santos and Campos basins broke through the 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) mark, reaching 520,000 bpd, a new daily production record.


Daewoo working on First LNG-fueled drillship

ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has entered into a joint development project (JDP) with South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to develop the industry’s first LNG fueled drillship.


Harris County Attorney sues 10 companies linked to Macondo blowout

Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan filed suit Wednesday against ten companies involved in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.


VIDEO: Island Performer getting ready to perform in Gulf of Mexico

A naming ceremony was held for the subsea vessel ‘Island Performer’ in Norway on Friday, June 27, 2014. The Island Performer, owned by Island Offshore, is getting ready for her work for FTO in the Gulf of Mexico.


SapuraKencana PLSV starts Petrobras job

Malaysia’s upstream oil and gas services provider SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad, has reached a key milestone in its international operations by starting ahead of schedule its first pipe-laying support vessel (PLSV) work for state- run PETROBRAS in the pre-salt waters off Brazil.



July 06, 2014


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