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  • 20 August 2014

    The decision to evacuate was made after several failed attempts to restore the power.

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to use the Floatel Superior mobile accommodation facility as a flotel for the Valemon field. Floatel Superior was completed in March 2010 at Keppel FELS shipyard, Singapore. The facility is operated by Floatel International AB (FIAB) of Gothenburg. It is registered in Bermuda and classified […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Statoil will increase the Oseberg Øst field recovery rate by means of a drilling campaign starting up in the summer of 2015. On Wednesday 2 July it was made public that Prosafe Offshore has been awarded a contract for the use of Safe Scandinavia in connection with this campaign. Support vessel Safe Scandinavia is currently […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday 2 July it was made public that Prosafe Offshore has been awarded a contract for the use of Safe Scandinavia in connection with this campaign. Support vessel Safe Scandinavia is currently a flotel, but it will be modified to enable it to store and treat drilling fluid and cuttings as the drilling operations […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Assets Corporation (MAC) has signed four contracts for construction of Offshore Supply Vessels (OSV) with Fujian Mawei Shipyard, SE China, valued at $125m. This will bring the current MAC order book to 25 vessels, due for delivery between May 2014 and June 2016, ranging in size and specification from 60m PSVs up to 500-man […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Equipment

    Bristow Group, which operates the largest fleet of commercial helicopters in the world for offshore transport to oil and gas platforms, will appear for the first time at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2014. Visitors to Bristow’s air-conditioned booth #917 will have a first-time glimpse of the newest Sikorsky aircraft, the advanced technology S-76D™ helicopter, […]

  • 30 March 2014

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  • 27 March 2014

    Norway’s biggest offshore disaster occurred just before 18.30 on 27 March 1980. The Alexander L Kielland flotel capsized and sank by the Edda platform on the Ekofisk field in the North Sea, with the loss of 123 lives. Eighty-nine people survived.

  • 21 March 2014

    Industry trade body Oil & Gas UK perplexed by the move to change the basis for taxation of drilling rigs and accommodation vessels supplied using bareboat chartering

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sea Trucks Group (“Sea Trucks”), has won a contract from INPEX Operations Australia Pty Ltd for the provision of flotel services for the Ichthys LNG project. Ichthys LNG project is located in the Browse Basin about 200 km north-west of Western Australia’s Kimberley coast at the western edge of the Timor Sea. The scope of […]

  • 27 January 2014

    LNG player BG of UK expects its production volumes in 2013 to be around 633 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (kboed), in line with guidance. BG will publish its preliminary 2013 fourth quarter and full year results on 4 February 2014. Currently the company expects to report: LNG Shipping & Marketing total operating […]

  • 28 November 2013

    DNV GL is initiating a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to provide guidance on an alternative means of personnel transfer onto offshore installations. The “Walk to Work” (W2W) approach, where offshore installations are manned from a ship via gangway is being increasingly considered and used in the North Sea and other oil and gas regions to […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The “Walk to Work” (W2W) approach, where offshore installations are manned from a ship via gangway is being increasingly considered and used in the North Sea and other oil and gas regions to replace or supplement traditional manning methods such as helicopter, flotel or barge. W2W manning can offer many significant benefits including: cost reduction; […]

  • 28 November 2013

    DNV GL is initiating a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to provide guidance on an alternative means of personnel transfer onto offshore installations. The “Walk to Work” (W2W) approach, where offshore installations are manned from a ship via gangway is being increasingly considered and used in the North Sea and other oil and gas regions to […]

  • 18 November 2013

    DNV GL is initiating a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to provide guidance on an alternative means of personnel transfer onto offshore installations. The “Walk to Work” (W2W) approach, where offshore installations are manned from a ship via gangway is being increasingly considered and used in the North Sea and other oil and gas regions to […]

  • 15 September 2013

    Incat Kicks Off Construction of 70m Catamaran FCB, Australia Construction of the first 70m Catamaran Fast Crew Boat (FCB), compliant with IMO HSC code and complete with a crew transfer system consisting of dynamic positioning equipment class (DP2) coupled with a stabilized access platform has commenced at the shipbuilder Incat Tasmania, with delivery scheduled for […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Floatel International, a Sweden-based owner of accommodation units for the offshore oil and gas sector, has been hit with another safety incident in less than a year.  A footbridge, used everyday by 100 workers who walk from the Floatel Superior accommodation unit to the nearby Kvitebjorn platform in the Norwegian part of the North Sea, […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Thursday afternoon, 14 March, there was a power outage on board the Oseberg field centre in the Norwegian part of ther North Sea, Statoil has reported. The power outage led to a gas leak, which has been stopped. The field centre has subsequently experienced additional power supply problems. Well operations were underway on Oseberg […]

  • 18 March 2013

    On Thursday afternoon, 14 March, there was a power outage on board the Oseberg field centre in the North Sea, Statoil said in a statement. The power outage led to a gas leak, which has been stopped. The field centre has subsequently experienced additional power supply problems. Well operations were underway on Oseberg B, and […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    On 25 February Statoil and its partners began production from the Hyme oil field in the southern part of the Norwegian Sea. Hyme is the second of Statoil’s 12 fast-track projects. “The field came on stream one month earlier than we assumed in the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO). The project execution period, from […]

  • 25 February 2013

    On 25 February Statoil and its partners began production from the Hyme oil field in the southern part of the Norwegian Sea. Hyme is the second of Statoil’s 12 fast-track projects. “The field came on stream one month earlier than we assumed in the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO). The project execution period, from […]

  • 12 November 2012

    Floatel Superior accommodation rig, which was on November 7 evacuated after it had tilted 4 degrees due to a hole in the ballast tank, arrived at Kristiansund on Friday, November 9. The owner of the unit, Floatel International, informed that a first inspection of the damage was carried out confirming the preliminary assessment that the […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway demobilised its emergency response centre after the incident on Floatel Superior at 14.00 on 7 November, and will now initiate an investigation. Occurring on the Njord field in the Norwegian Sea, damage to the flotel prompted operator Statoil to evacuate a total of 336 people. The PSA stood down its […]

  • 7 November 2012

    After the PSA Norway today informed of Floatel Superior stability incident which occurred this morning in the Norwegian Sea, Statoil has provided a more detailed insight into the matter. The oil company announced on its website that, after a hole was discovered in the rig’s ballast tank, causing the rig to tilt 3-4 degrees, the […]

  • 7 November 2012

    Norwegian energy giant Statoil has evacuated workers from Floatel Superior accommodation rig due to a serious stability incident, the PSA Norway informs. The operator informed the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway of the incident this morning explaining that an anchor had punctured one of the ballast tanks causing the flotel to tilt approximately 4 degrees. There […]