Popular news, Mar 30 – Apr 5, 2015

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Popular news, Mar 30 - Apr 5, 2015

A story about a fire outbreak on an offshore oil platform in Mexico was by far the most read article this past week on Offshore Energy Today.

Sadly, four workers died, and at the time of writing of this article, three workers were still missing. Also, by the number of pageviews, two articles on BP terminating contracts for two Gulf of Mexico oil rigs followed.

Popular articles also included news on size restrictions for offshore helicopter passengers in UK becoming effective; A rig which gave birth to Norwegian oil industry; Dutch Heerema ordering ‘world’s largest’ semi-sub crane vessel; Man being take into custody over rig contracts bribery allegations in Brazil, Interview with Croatia’s Minister of Economy, and more…

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Mexico: Oil platform on fire. Four dead, 300 evacuated

Brazil: Man arrested over rig contracts bribery allegations

BP terminates drilling rig contract with Seadrill Partners

Interview: Offshore exploration will not endanger Croatia’s tourism, Minister of Economy says

BP terminates another rig contract

Size restrictions for offshore helicopter passengers now in force

A day in history: This rig gave birth to Norwegian oil industry

Heerema inks LoI with Jurong Shipyard for ‘world’s largest’ semi-sub crane vessel

Offshore Energy Today Staff

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