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The Songa Mercur drilling rig, from which an oil worker thinks he saw the Malysian missing jet crash
The Songa Mercur drilling rig, from which an oil worker thinks he saw the Malysian missing jet crash
 

Songa Mercur rig worker sees Malaysian jet crash?

Songa Mercur rig worker sees Malaysian jet crash?

An offshore worker reportedly saw the missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 come down.

 

Super Puma crash might have been prevented

Super Puma crash might have been prevented

On Wednesday 1 April 2009, a Super Puma helicopter, owned by Bond Offshore Helicopters Limited, was flying over the North Sea, en route from the BP-operated Miller oil platform to Aberdeen, when it plunged into the sea killing all 16 people in the aircraft, 11 nautical miles (20 km) northeast of Peterhead, Scotland

 

Solstad orders largest OSCV to be built by Vard

Solstad orders largest OSCV to be built by Vard

The OSCV vessel will be the largest in the Solstad fleet as well as the largest ever constructed by VARD.

 

Ghana: Works on gas plant almost done. Jubilee gas to flow in 3Q

Ghana: Works on gas plant almost done. Jubilee gas to flow in 3Q

Following months of delays, natural gas from the Jubilee oil field offshore Ghana, is now expected to reach the shore in the third quarter of 2014.

 

South Stream Offshore Pipeline construction approved

South Stream Offshore Pipeline construction approved

The Supervisory Board of South Stream Transport B.V. today approved the signing of a construction contract for the South Stream Offshore Pipeline.

 

Hibernia: Casing thread protector falls on deck. Misses worker by 3 meters

Hibernia: Casing thread protector falls on deck. Misses worker by 3 meters

Hibernia Management and Development Company has reported a high potential near miss on the Hibernia Platform, offshore Canada.

 

Hyperdynamics investigation forces Tullow to declare Force Majeure (Guinea)

Hyperdynamics investigation forces Tullow to declare Force Majeure (Guinea)

Tullow has declared a Force Majeure on its operations in Guinea after the U.S. authorities opened investigations into the activities of one of its partners in a concession off the African country’s coast.

 

‘Lam Son’ FPSO named in Singapore

‘Lam Son’ FPSO named in Singapore

Singapore’s Keppel shipyard held a naming ceremony for the Lam Son Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel.

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