Search results for: Abandons

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  • 20 August 2015

    The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has launched a call for proposals for new technology solutions to deliver cost efficiencies in through tubing logging during plugging and abandonment operations. Organisations that are developing new technologies that specifically address the quality of cement bond through tubing have the opportunity to lead their own joint industry project (JIP) […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seven crew members of the Panama-flagged general cargo ship Tahsin who were abandoned in June this year and were faced even with lack of fresh water have been repatriated. The ship was detained in June by the UK Maritime and Coast Guard Authority (MCA) on the grounds of multiple issues, including unpaid wages for three […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Coretrax said it has saved a North Sea operator more than £500,000 during a well abandonment campaign in the UKCS. The independent wellbore clean-up and abandonment specialist was selected to support the decommissioning of 11 wells and has already saved 28 hours rig time on one well alone. The project is expected to continue to […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Noreco is in the process of completing drilling of the Verdande well 6608/10-16 (PL484) in the Norwegian Sea. Although hydrocarbon shows were found in two sections, the well will now be plugged and abandoned without further testing. The main target of the well was in the Middle Jurassic. Sandstones with hydrocarbon saturation were found, but the reservoir quality was generally […]

  • 18 September 2017

    Aberdeen Sheriff Court has ordered the sale of the India-owned platform support vessel Malaviya Seven, which has been detained in Aberdeen since June 2016 over unpaid wages to the ship’s crew.  The 12 crew members that remain onboard are said to be owed from August 2016 to date. The order, confirmed to World Maritime News by ITF, comes […]

  • 23 November 2017

    An Indian captain was left to his own devices for a year on board an oil tanker Hamed 2, which was abandoned by its owner in the waters of the United Arab Emirates. Nirmal Singh Rawat, 27, revealed in an interview with the GulfNews, that he was left without basic provisions and even drinking water […]

  • 22 August 2017

    Over the last five years, 12 to 19 crew abandonment incidents were reported annually and 1,013 seafarers were involved in total, the International Labour Organization (ILO) told World Maritime News. Furthermore, figures from this year, as of July 31, show that 28 abandonment cases were reported, involving 339 seafarers. Of those 1,352 seafarers, 254 seafarers […]

  • 14 August 2017

    Seafaring has been described as a vital support mechanism for the global economy by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) ahead of the Day of the Seafarer marked last July. However, seafarers across the globe still face various challenges when they venture out to sea ranging from poor communication provision, including lack of internet connection, continuous stress, […]

  • 15 July 2008

    ConocoPhillips Scandinavia has been given the green light to use the Maersk Gallant jackup to permanently plug two water injection wells on the Ekofisk field. The rig will be used to permanently abandon the 2/4W-4 and W5 wells which have been used for water injection at the field. Abandonment work – which is expected to […]

  • 1 December 2005

    Once again the ARC net swung into action yesterday, bringing yachts to the assistance of British registered Sweden 42 Caliso some 300 nautical miles west of the Cape Verde Islands.

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Transport Authority (FTA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have agreed to work together to tackle abandonment cases in UAE waters. FTA and ITF officials met this week to discuss the increasing number of abandonment cases faced by the UAE and the Gulf State’s desire to bring an […]

  • 5 February 2006

    All 10 yachts in the Clipper 05-06 Round the World Yacht Race have been diverted to Subic Bay in the Philippines for keel inspection following discovery of loose keel bolts on seven of the 10 Clipper 68 yachts.

  • 14 May 2020
    Human Capital, Vessels

    A Spanish-flagged LPG tanker is anchored in Manilla Bay, the Philippines without a rudder and a crew of 15 seafarers running low on supplies, electricity, and wi-fi, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) informed. The ITF said that the 7,600 gross tonnage MV Celanova, owned by GLOBALGAS SA, from Madrid, Spain, has been abandoned by the shipowner, leaving […]

  • 18 February 2015

    China National Offshore Oil Corporation has reportedly given up on FLNG option to develop its South China Sea gas discovery.

  • 18 February 2015

    China National Offshore Oil Corporation has reportedly given up on FLNG option to develop its South China Sea gas discovery.

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Oilfield services provider, Expro, has strengthened its well abandonment services with the appointment of senior project manager, Bill Inglis. Expro launched four new business capabilities last year, including well abandonment services encompassing; late-life reservoir management, permanent reservoir abandonment and post abandonment monitoring. Ingils is responsible for the planning, management and execution of integrated well abandonment […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    In the North Sea area alone several thousands of wells have to be abandoned. Governments and regulatory agencies are informing the offshore oil & gas industry that unproductive wells must be adequately sealed to prevent potential environmental threats. In the conference part of Offshore Energy 2014 a specific session about ‘Permanent Well Abandonment’ is planned to […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Bayfield Energy Holdings plc, an upstream oil and gas exploration and production company announces that the well EG7, located in the offshore Galeota Licence Area in Trinidad and Tobago, has been sidetracked to a total depth of 7,090 (6,678ft TVD). Some thin hydrocarbon bearing sandstones were logged at 5,500ft but due to deteriorating hole conditions, […]

  • 20 May 2015

    Wintershall informed it is ceasing its activities in Qatar and is returning Block 4 North near the North Field off the Qatari coast on 25 May 2015.

  • 20 May 2015

    Wintershall informed it is ceasing its activities in Qatar and is returning Block 4 North near the North Field off the Qatari coast on 25 May 2015.

  • 20 May 2006

    Following a night of fighting their keel problems after the aft end of their keel pivot bearing broke away from the hull, Bouwe Bekking and his crew have abandoned their vessel and have safely transferred to ABN AMRO TWO which has been standing by since approximately 2200GMT last night. The crew used the liferaft to […]

  • 1 October 2014

    Relevant to both the North Sea and other offshore producing regions are the sessions on offshore maintenance services and on permanent well abandonment. Many offshore platforms in use today are exceeding their intended lifespan, leading to challenges for operators to keep the equipment running.   In this session John Alkemade, Director EMEA at Asset Performance […]