Popular news, February 2 – 8, 2015

The most read story of this past week is about the unions in the UK calling for the ‘Pieter Schelte’ vessel to have its name changed or not to work in the UK at all, as the vessel was named after a Nazi Germany’s Waffen-SS officer.

The second most read story was linked to the first one. Namely, the owner of the ‘Pieter Schelte’, Allseas told Offshore Energy Today that there would be no name change of the vessel.

You also read about Shell’s plans for the Brent field decommissioning, which lead to the workers’ outrage in the first place, as the vessel to be used for the job is the above mentioned ‘Pieter Schelte’. Also, Petrobras CEO resigned and, Statoil has new CEO.

Scroll down for more popular news of the week.


  1. Unions don’t want ‘Pieter Schelte’ in UK

  2. No name change for ‘Pieter Schelte’

  3. Shell to remove Brent Delta topside in a single lift (Gallery)

  4. Talisman Sinopec changing offshore shift patterns

  5. Maersk Drilling in staff cuts

  6. Rousseff accepts Petrobras CEO resignation

  7. Rough waters ahead for UK’s oil industry

  8. New CEO for Statoil

  9. DNV GL: Oil & Gas industry pessimistic about year ahead

  10. Goliat FPSO on board ‘Dockwise Vanguard’(Gallery)

Offshore Energy Today Staff



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