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  • 19 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron has sealed and abandoned the shallow water Funiwa 1A natural gas well after completing the drilling of a relief well. The relief well was drilled by the Transocean Baltic rig. Production at the North Apoi field, which had been shut in as a precaution, has also been restored and the field is now producing […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Nigeria Ltd. (CNL) is finalizing plans to commence drilling a relief well to control the Funiwa Deep 1A well, a natural gas exploration well in shallow water offshore Nigeria. The fire is still burning at the well site. No rig structure can be seen above the water. Based on the condition of the well, […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Chevron Nigeria Limited, said it was working to contain a fire that ignited yesterday aboard the K.S. Endeavor, a drilling rig offshore Nigeria operated by FODE Drilling Nigeria Limited. The rig was drilling a natural gas exploration well, located in the Funiwa Field approximately six miles (10 kilometers) offshore and in approximately 40 feet (12 […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Nigeria Limited, said it was working to contain a fire that ignited yesterday aboard the K.S. Endeavor, a drilling rig offshore Nigeria operated by FODE Drilling Nigeria Limited. The rig was drilling a natural gas exploration well, located in the Funiwa Field approximately six miles (10 kilometers) offshore and in approximately 40 feet (12 […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Hercules Offshore, Inc. announced today that Hercules Offshore employee Captain Louis Dubois has been awarded a U.S. Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award for his actions during the previously reported emergency evacuation of the Mako, a 175′ class liftboat, off the coast of Nigeria as a result of a fire that originated aboard an adjacent […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Corporation​ said that an extensive search and rescue effort continues for two contractors who remain missing after yesterday’s fire aboard the K.S. Endeavor, a drilling rig offshore Nigeria operated by FODE Drilling Nigeria Limited. “While Chevron’s highest priority remains the rescue of the missing contractors, the company continues to devote the necessary resources to […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Oil and gas professionals focused on health and safety will gather in Dubai on Thursday February 9, 2012 for the inaugural Innovation in Oil and Gas Safety (IOGS) event, presented by Pipeline Magazine, one of the region’s leading oil and gas titles. Held at The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, IOGS will feature presentations from a […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Corporation said that an extensive search and rescue effort continues for two contractors who remain missing after a fire aboard the K.S. Endeavor, a drilling rig offshore Nigeria operated by FODE Drilling Nigeria Limited. “While Chevron s highest priority remains the rescue of the missing contractors, the company continues to devote the necessary resources […]

  • 19 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Nigeria Limited has begun the process of drilling a relief well to seal the Funiwa 1A natural gas well. The relief well is being drilled to extinguish a fire that began Jan. 16  when Chevron reported the fire outbreak aboard the K.S. Endeavor, a drilling rig offshore Nigeria operated by FODE Drilling Nigeria Limited. […]

  • 27 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Nigeria Ltd. is finalizing plans to commence drilling two relief wells to control the burning Funiwa Deep 1A well, offshore Nigeria. The fire is still burning at the well, but at a diminished rate. Based on the condition of the well, the safest way to control the well is to drill a relief well […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron’s subsidiary, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), announced that the fire at the site of the Funiwa 1A natural gas well offshore Nigeria ceased burning on Friday, March 2. The well stopped flowing on its own.  Chevron says it has detected no natural gas flowing from the well since the fire ceased burning and is monitoring […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron has finalized plans to start drilling a relief well to control the Funiwa Deep 1A well. The fire is still burning at the well, but continues to diminish. Based on the condition of the well, the safest way to control the well is to drill a relief well to kill the well at reservoir […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Korean shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding has been ordered to cease operations following a fatal blast at the company’s Changwon yard that took the lives of four workers two days ago. The order was issued by the country’s Ministry of Employment and Labor, Yonhap news agency reported. The work-stoppage comes as an investigation into […]

  • 21 August 2008

    StatoilHydro says lessons have been learnt after an investigation was carried out into an incident on the Statfjord A platform when an internal leak in the platform hull led to gas accumulation inside the shaft and discharge of oily water to sea. The investigation report into the incident on 24 May, was submitted to the […]

  • 5 December 2018

    Five armed criminals boarded a containership owned by Hamburg Sud in Santos anchorage, Brazil.

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Five people died and one person was injured in a fire which broke out at ASL Marine Holdings’ shipyard in Batam, Indonesia. The incident, which occurred on September 7, 2017, happened on board a tanker that was being repaired at one of the company’s dry docks. Initial investigations suggest that the fire started inside and […]

  • 24 May 2016

    The Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Sparna has been granted approval to leave its mooring at the Kalama, Washington en route to Japan, after it suffered severe damage as it briefly grounded in the Columbia River on March 21. The captain of the port order on the bulker was cancelled as the US Coast Guard officials “inspected the Sparna and have […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The death of a truck driver at Pakistan’s KICT is the second fatal incident this year, according to the ITF.

  • 20 January 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Statoil has completed investigations of a well control incident on the offshore Troll field and a hydrogen leak at Mongstad, and revealed that the Troll incident could have been fatal.  On October 15, 2016, a serious well control incident occurred off Norway on a drilling rig Songa Endurance, while it was working at Troll field, prompting […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Some ten workers were killed while over 45 others were injured in a chain of explosions which occurred earlier today at Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yard, according to local media. At the time of the incident, some 100 workers were reportedly dismantling an unused oil tanker at the yard. The welding works which were being conducted on […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four people have lost their lives in an explosion at an STX Offshore & Shipbuilding yard in South Korea, Yonhap News Agency cited the national fire agency. The incident occurred on an oil tanker under construction at the yard in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province around 11:30 am local time on August 20. At the time, the […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Infrastructure

    An offshore worker aboard Suncor’s Terra Nova FPSO offshore Canada was in June exposed to chemicals in an incident that has been described as potentially fatal.