Popular news, May 25 – 31, 2015

As the end of the last week of May approaches, we are bringing the weekly summary of the most popular articles on Offshore Energy Today.

The most read story was the one on a man who was sentenced for lying to Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) inspectors in relation to the veracity of blowout preventer testing on an offshore oil and gas platform located at Ship Shoal 225 on a federal mineral lease in the Gulf of Mexico.

You also read about an offshore rig which caught fire in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Among the popular articles was also the one on airlifting of an injured worker on a North Sea rig.

Furthermore, your interest was sparked by Seadrill’s grim forecast for drillers; Activists chaining themselves to a Shell-operated vessel; Premier’s oil discovery in the Falkland Islands; Transocean getting a new CFO; Wood Mackenzie’s take on upstream costs, and more.


Man sentenced for lying about BOP testing on Gulf of Mexico oil platform


Offshore oil platform catches fire in Gulf of Mexico


Offshore worker airlifted from Brent Delta platform (UK)


Seadrill: Drillers facing grim outlook


Activists chain themselves to Shell’s vessel Arctic Challenger


Premier hits oil in Isobel Deep well (Falkland Islands)


Transocean CFO leaves. Atwood CFO steps in as new one


Offshore Energy Today Staff

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