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  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sevan Louisiana has temporarily halted operations due to a control system leak on the BOP. In order to repair the leak, it was necessary to temporarily suspend the well in a safe manner and recover the upper section of the BOP to the surface. The incident occurred at the beginning of August and will result […]

  • 7 November 2012

    FOGL, an oil and gas firm focused on exploration offshore Falkland Islands today, November 7, announced that drilling operations at the Scotia well have resumed. The operations had been suspended due to Blowout Preventer issues. FOGL has informed that the necessary repairs were carried out on the blow-out preventer within the expected time frame. The […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Songa Offshore, an international offshore drilling company, has announced its rig fleet update for June 2014. The company said that its Songa Venus semi-submersible drilling rig went off contract on 6 May 2014, and is now stacked in Labuan, Malaysia, where it pursues future work. Songa Mercur achieved an operational efficiency of 89% and an earnings […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    As previously reported on August 19th and August 27th, the Sevan Louisiana continues to encounter operational difficulties due to the BOP and supporting systems. The original issue with the BOP has been rectified, however the BOP tensioner support systems still needs further repair and replacements prior to operation. Spare equipment has been sourced from Seadrill’s […]

  • 5 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Sevan Driller is currently off-hire due to problems with the blow-out preventer (‘BOP’) which started on November 2. During routine testing of the BOP, the locking system of one of the rams jammed in locked position. Sevan Marine is working together with Petrobras and the supplier, Cameron, to find a solution to the problem. […]

  • 19 November 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Further to announcements made on November 5 and 8, 2010, the securing of the well has been completed and the pulling of the BOP to the surface has started. The well has been cemented and plugged according to Petrobras’ safety procedures. On deck, the BOP will be inspected and repaired and then lowered to the […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Oil & Gas UK has released issue 2  of its guidelines on Blowout Preventer (BOP) operations for offshore wells to improve cross industry understanding of well-related issues on the UK Continental Shelf  (UKCS). In addition to providing operators, drilling and well service companies and other duty-holders active in UK well operations with the latest industry guidance […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Spanish oil giant Repsol is experiencing difficulties with its drilling operation offshore Namibia.

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Tower Resources plc, the AIM-listed Africa-focussed oil and gas exploration company, provides an update on drilling operations for the Welwitschia-1 well. In summary, there has been a delay to the drilling schedule. It presently appears that the financial consequence for the Company will not be material, but the Company does not expect drilling operations to […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    TVO has signed an agreement with SubseaDesign providing rights to market and commercialize TVO’s patented tethered BOP design for use in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.

  • 3 February 2014
    Equipment

    Offshore drilling contractor North Atlantic Drilling has agreed to purchase two next-generation GE Oil & Gas SeaONYXTM blowout preventer (BOP) control systems, upgrading control spreads on board NAD’s semi-submersible West Venture and drill ship West Navigator.   The SeaONYX BOP control system extends system availability by incorporating multiple redundancies and hot-swappable components to keep operations […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Offshore drilling contractor North Atlantic Drilling has agreed to purchase two next-generation GE Oil & Gas SeaONYXTM blowout preventer (BOP) control systems, upgrading control spreads on board NAD’s semi-submersible West Venture and drill ship West Navigator. The SeaONYX BOP control system extends system availability by incorporating multiple redundancies and hot-swappable components to keep operations online. […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    The integrity and operational problems of blowout preventers (BOPs) will be followed up by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) through its membership of the International Regulators’ Forum (IRF). The present status of the industry’s work on well control issues was presented at the IRF’s offshore safety summit in Stavanger today. One session of this […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Karoon Gas Australia today announced that at 06:00 WST on the 11th of June preparations were being made to commence scheduled BOP testing at the ConocoPhillips-operated Proteus-1 prospect offshore W. Australia. Since the last update the sidetrack section, named Proteus‐1ST1,was successfully kicked off from the original Proteus‐1 borehole. Proteus‐1ST1 was then drilled to a depth of […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Songa Offshore’s semi-submersible newbuild rigs Songa Equinox and Songa Endurance have been faced with BOP-related downtime during the past month, the offshore drilling contractor said Tuesday in its fleet update. Namely, from January 22, the Songa Equinox ops were suspended due to unplanned BOP-related issues, which kept the rig out of action until February 5, 2016. Prior to […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Diamond Offshore Drilling has launched its Sim-Stack service, the cybernetic blow-out prevention (BOP) service enabling the company to continuously and accurately assess BOP status. When issues arise, the Sim-Stack service immediately determines a proper course of action while providing a third party statement of fact to the operator, BSEE and other regulatory bodies, Diamond explained. Acting as the “virtual […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Archer, the global oilfield service provider, has launched its latest tool, the TornarTM Deep Water BOP Cleaner, which has been designed for safe and effective blowout preventer (BOP) and riser cleaning in deep and ultra-deep water environments. The company made the announcement from booth 555 at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam where […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Equipment

    Archer, the global oilfield service provider, has launched its latest tool, the TornarTM Deep Water BOP Cleaner, which has been designed for safe and effective blowout preventer (BOP) and riser cleaning in deep and ultra-deep water environments. The company made the announcement from booth 555 at the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam where […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sevan Louisiana offshore drilling rig continues to experience equipment problems. The rig’s owner, Sevan Drilling has informed that the Sevan Louisiana continues to encounter operational difficulties due to the BOP and supporting systems. “The original issue with the BOP has been rectified, however the BOP tensioner support systems still needs further repair and replacements prior to operation,” Sevan Drilling […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Equipment

    Oceaneering International, Inc. announced that it has secured contracts with a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd. to provide three subsea blowout preventer (BOP) control systems. These contracts add over $40 million to Oceaneering’s Subsea Products backlog. The contracts are for discrete hydraulic systems that will be used on existing semi-submersible drilling rigs that Transocean is modifying […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Diamond Offshore Drilling has launched its Sim-Stack service, the offshore drilling industry’s first cybernetic BOP service enabling Diamond Offshore to continuously and accurately assess BOP status.

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Oceaneering International, Inc. announced that it has secured contracts with a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd. to provide three subsea blowout preventer (BOP) control systems. These contracts add over $40 million to Oceaneering’s Subsea Products backlog. The contracts are for discrete hydraulic systems that will be used on existing semi-submersible drilling rigs that Transocean is modifying […]