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  • 28 January 2015

    The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published today a progress report on the recommendations and actions from its comprehensive review of offshore helicopter operations from February 2014. Between 2009 and 2013 there were five significant accidents in the UK sector, two of which tragically resulted in fatalities. In August 2013, four passengers were killed when a […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    At the Scottish TUC Congress in Dundee during the weekend the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) hit back at suggestions by Oil & Gas UK that safety improvements to North Sea helicopter operations might damage North Sea productivity. Following recent tragic accidents in the North Sea, the Civil Aviation Authority have suggested many changes to […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Oil & Gas UK has welcomed yesterday’s publication of the CAA safety review of offshore public transport helicopter operations in support of the recovery of oil and gas.   Robert Paterson, Oil & Gas UK’s health, safety & employment issues director, said:  “This comprehensive analysis of North Sea helicopter operations and safety performance proposes a […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    FMC Technologies, Inc., a global provider of equipment and services for the energy industry, has adopted ThinkTank’s Collaboration-as-a-Service (CaaS) solution. FMC Technologies is using ThinkTank to further product innovation, capture knowledge from executive decision making sessions and significantly improve process efficiency. “FMC Technologies already has a global reputation for innovation and knowledge management, demonstrated by […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK has released a response to the Civil Aviation Authority Review. Commenting, Oil & Gas UK’s health and safety director Robert Paterson said: “Oil & Gas UK is working with our members to assess the impact on safety of the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) Review. “Like the CAA, our primary focus is […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The Civil Aviation Authority,the UK’s specialist aviation regulator, has said it is undertaking a review of North Sea helicopter operations. It is a joint review with the Norwegian CAA and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and advised by a panel of independent experts. It will study current operations, previous incidents and accidents and offshore helicopter […]

  • 20 February 2014

    The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) today announced a series of measures to increase the safety of offshore helicopter flights. The changes are the result of a comprehensive review of offshore helicopter operations undertaken in conjunction with the Norwegian CAA and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and advised by a panel of independent experts. […]

  • 7 May 2014

    The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced changes to two of its requirements aimed at improving offshore helicopter safety. It follows discussions with the oil and gas industry, helicopter operators and representatives of the offshore workforce and pilots.   In February the CAA announced a series of measures to improve the safety of offshore […]

  • 10 October 2016

    A ban on all flights of Airbus Helicopters’ Super Puma EC225LP and AS332L2 remains in place in Norway and UK despite a lift of the temporary suspension by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).  To remind, the EASA informed on Friday it was lifting the temporary ban on the Super Puma EC225 LP and AS332 L2 helicopters […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greek dry bulk shipping company Navios Maritime Holdings’ corporate family rating has been downgraded as the Brazilian mining giant Vale pulled out of a service contract for the iron ore port facility currently under construction in Nueva Palmira, Uruguay. The company’s rating was downgraded to Caa3 from Caa1, and its probability of default rating to Caa3-PD from Caa1-PD, according to Moody’s […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    ThinkTank, the pioneer in structured collaboration, today announced that FMC Technologies, Inc., a global provider of equipment and services for the energy industry, has adopted ThinkTank’s Collaboration-as-a-Service (CaaS) solution. FMC Technologies is using ThinkTank to further product innovation, capture knowledge from executive decision making sessions and significantly improve process efficiency. “FMC Technologies already has a […]

  • 2 November 2015

    Norwegian owner of offshore supply vessels, World Wide Supply (WWS), has accused Petrobras, the national oil company of Brazil, for an unlawful contract termination. Petrobras in September terminated two of the four long-term platform supply vessels charters it had with WWS. On September 16 Worldwide Supply AS received notice of termination of two the two […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Assisted by the Civil Aviation Authority Norway, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has carried out an audit of helideck and helicopter operations at three facilities in the Ekofisk area, in the North Sea.  From 15 to 18 September 2014, the PSA, with assistance from the Civil Aviation Authority Norway, carried out an audit of helicopter […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Equipment

    The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the UK’s specialist aviation regulator, yesterday announced the approval of a new enhanced emergency breathing system that will deliver improved levels of safety for offshore helicopter passengers. The move follows a series of measures announced in February to increase the safety of offshore helicopter flights. These were the outcomes […]

  • 9 July 2014

    On 23 August 2013, a Super Puma L2 helicopter, owned by CHC, on its way from the Borgsten Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig, was on approach to Sumburgh Airport when it crashed. Four passengers were killed. That was the fifth accident in four years involving a helicopter carrying oil and gas industry personnel to and from […]

  • 30 April 2015

    The UK Civil Aviation Authority has released a new set of proposals aimed at improving the safety of helicopter operations to the 116 normally unattended offshore installations in the North Sea. The proposals released at the Offshore Helicopter Safety Action Group (OHSAG) build upon an independent report compiled by Cranfield University, commissioned by the CAA, aimed […]

  • 29 May 2015

    Steps for improvement of safety and workforce confidence in helicopter flights offshore will be one of the main topics at an aviation seminar organized by Oil & Gas UK, to be held in Aberdeen on June 2, 2015.  The organizer of the seminar, Oil & Gas UK, announced that the UK Civil Aviation Authority and helicopter manufacturers will […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oilfield services provider Tanjung Offshore Services has received a letter of award from the Malaysian subsidiary of Spanish oil firm Repsol for the provision of maintenance, construction, and modification services on PM3-CAA and PM-305 offshore licenses.

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Malaysian energy giant Petronas and Vietnamese Petrovietnam have announced the signing of a a ten-year extension of the Production Sharing Contract (PSC) for the PM3 Commercial Arrangement Area (CAA) with Talisman. The extension was signed with Talisman Malaysia Ltd, Talisman Malaysia (PM3) Limited (Talisman), PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd. (PCSB) and PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation Limited (PVEP). The […]

  • 3 June 2016

    Following recent approval granted to Petrobras to keep one of World Wide Supply’s PSVs working for the oil company, Petrobras has received approval to keep World Wide Supply’s other blocked vessel, the World Sapphire, for another 60 days.  Petrobras made an application to the Agencia Nacional de Transportes Aquaviarios (ANTAQ) to be allowed to keep the vessels on charter […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Moody’s rating agency has affirmed the Caa3 corporate family rating of Greek shipping firm Navios Maritime Holdings and changed the outlook for all ratings to positive from negative. The rating agency affirmed the company’s probability of default rating of Caa3-PD, as well as the Caa2 rating on Navios Holdings’ USD 650 million senior secured first preferred ship […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Helicopter Safety Steering Group (HSSG) met yesterday, Monday 14 May, to share preliminary information on the recent helicopter ditching incident in the North Sea.  Making up the HSSG are helicopter operators, oil and gas operators and contractors, offshore trade unions, the pilots’ union BALPA, the regulators HSE and CAA and Oil & Gas UK. […]