Search results for: Extinction Rebellion

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  • 7 January 2020
    Exploration & Production

    Seven people have reportedly been arrested after taking part in a protest against the oil and gas industry by climbing on a Valaris-owned and Shell-chartered jack-up rig destined for the North Sea. 

  • 16 January 2020

    Activists from Extinction Rebellion movement have blocked an entrance to oil major Shell’s headquarters in Aberdeen, Scotland.

  • 6 January 2020
    Exploration & Production

    Environmental activists from Extinction Rebellion organization have occupied a Valaris-owned jack-up rig currently located in Dundee harbor. The rig is contracted by Shell. 

  • 10 January 2020

    The energy transition and extinction rebellion led the energy news agenda and discussions in company boardrooms in 2019, but the impact on exploration drilling is not yet apparent, according to market research provider Westwood Global Energy Group.

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has appointed a new member of its board of directors as part of the company’s board refreshment program.

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Continuing its commitment to stop the imminent extinction of the endangered vaquita porpoise, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is returning to Mexico’s Gulf of California for Operation Milagro IV. The campaign will have Sea Shepherd’s M/V Farley Mowat back on active duty for the third consecutive year in the Gulf of California – the only waters […]

  • 29 March 2006

    The submarine construction industry is fairly stable but the workforce that designs submarines faces the threat of extinction, U.S. Navy officials told a House Armed Services Committee panel Tuesday.

  • 16 March 2006

    The decision by state-owned Dubai Ports World (DPW) to divest the holdings of Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company in major U.S. ports may have ended the Congressional rebellion against the White House over the operations of this firm

  • 28 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      After the biggest mass extinction in Earth’s history – 250 million years ago – algae and bacteria in the ocean rebounded so fast that they consumed virtually all the oxygen in the sea, slowing the recovery of the rest of marine animals for several million years. A mass extinction is hard enough for Earth’s […]

  • 11 February 2010

    The European Parliament has backed proposals to ban the trade in bluefin tuna in a bid to prevent the stock from being fished to extinction. The vote in favour of a trade ban – passed by a show of hands on Wednesday (10 February) – comes as the European Union attempts to forge a common […]

  • 1 February 2006

    MANCHESTER judge was at the centre of a passenger revolt on the world’s largest cruise ship. Hundreds of passengers aboard the Queen Mary 2 had threatened mutiny after damage to the ship prevented any stops for nearly two weeks.

  • 6 June 2007

    Thousands of rare fish have been released into streams around a Cumbrian lake to help prevent extinction. Arctic charr are related to trout and salmon, and each lake-dwelling group has developed its own characteristics.

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is leading a research cruise this summer which will address technical challenges in exploring for seafloor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade of service that has seen this ship travel 218,972 miles in pursuit of science. Seafloor hot-springs, or hydrothermal vents, form deposits of minerals […]

  • 22 February 2011

    Lobster industry experts are warning that lobster will soon go extinct locally if South Africa continues to allow the species’ overfishing. A recent extension of rights to subsistence fishers has generated an “open season” on West Coast rock lobsters. This is being exploited by the Chinese and has caused stocks to diminish to a lower […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Independent Oil and Gas (IOG), the North Sea focused oil and gas company, has been awarded the licence between Cronx and Blythe, in the North Sea, containing the Elgood discovery and Tetley and Rebellion prospects. IOG notes that typically the award of licences in this area are delayed due to environmental considerations, so to be […]

  • 27 September 2006

    The conservation group WWF is calling on European consumers to think twice before they eat fish. A WWF report says much of the fish sold in Europe is the product of illegal, destructive or wasteful fishing. The report warns that continuing to buy it will bring many fish stocks to the brink of extinction. One […]

  • 12 December 2007

    Wild salmon on Canada’s west coast are being driven to extinction by parasites from nearby fish farms, a study claims. Wild pink salmon around the Broughton Archipelago are declining rapidly and will die out within 10 years if no action is taken, say researchers.

  • 20 November 2007

    A rare eel-like fish has been found in an Isle of Man stream. Once extinct in UK rivers, but now having a resurgence, the lampreys were last recorded on the island in 1981 in the Sulby river.

  • 24 April 2007

    The four ageing steamships lined up by the quay at Reykjavik harbour don’t look like anything special. But they are among the last survivors of an industry which was once worth huge amounts of money to nations like the US and Britain – and which brought some of the largest animals on the planet close […]

  • 21 February 2007

    The final phase of a project to save a fish dating back to the Ice Age which was native only to one lake in Gwynedd has been successfully completed.

  • 22 April 2012

    It is rare in this day and age when something new comes along. But a recent collaboration between a number of Dutch companies seems to have come up with just that. The companies, Shipkits, Vuyk Engineering Groningen, Alewijnse, Vacon and the shipping company Amasus, are all well-established names in the maritime industry. The project is […]

  • 3 December 2015

    Japan’s classification society ClassNK revealed the third edition of its Guidelines for floating offshore facilities for LNG/LPG production, storage offloading and regasification.