Popular news, October 13 – 19, 2014
Here is a list of the Offshore Energy Today articles you read the most this past week.
An article about how and why size matters when flying in an offshore helicopter in UK was the most popular.
You also read about an oil company firing two top execs for accepting unauthorized payments; Statoil losing CEO to BG Group; Door preventing crew from leaving helicopter, Huge jack-up in Stavanger; KBG, Hyundai in FLNG deal…
Helicopter passengers will be measured by the width of their shoulders and those whose shoulder width is 22″ or greater will be classed as Extra Broad (XBR).
Oil and gas exploration and production company Afren has terminated contracts with its Chief Executive Officer Osman Shahenshah and its Chief Operating Officer Shahid Ullah for gross misconduct.
The KD Consortium, consisting of KBR and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Company, Ltd, has been awarded a front end engineering design (FEED) contract by Eni East Africa SpA for a floating liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility for the Coral South Development Project located in Mozambique.
A helicopter carrying offshore crew has returned to its base in Aberdeen from a platform in the North Sea after its passenger doors would not open.
Helge Lund has chosen to leave Statoil to take up the position as CEO of BG Group.
Activists from the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior have boarded the Prezioso offshore oil platform operated by the Italian oil company ENI in the Sicilian Channel.
Loaded on a 223 meters long heavy-lift transportation vessel, the Hawk, the ultra-harsh environment rig XLE 2 arrived in Stavanger