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  • 30 October 2020
    Market outlooks, Outlook & strategy, Regulation & policy, Safety

    As crews began returning to U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore facilities on Thursday following Hurricane Zeta, companies are feeling this year’s repeated oil and gas production halts.

  • 14 September 2020
    Regulation & policy, Safety

    Several oil majors have evacuated personnel from their Gulf of Mexico facilities ahead of the incoming tropical storm Sally, which is expected to turn into a Category 2 hurricane.

  • 8 April 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure

    UK’s Ineos has decided to postpone its planned shutdown of the Forties pipeline system until the spring of 2021.

  • 30 January 2020

    Serica Energy has halted production on its Bruce, Keith, and Rhum fields due to issues on the Bruce platform in the UK North Sea.

  • 23 October 2019

    The CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited-operated Buzzard field, located in the UK North Sea, remains shut in a week after its second shutdown this month. 

  • 18 October 2019

    Ineos has reopened the Forties Pipeline System, which carries the North Sea oil and gas to shore, following a shutdown caused by a loss of power at Cruden Bay. 

  • 3 June 2019

    A possible strike over pay could see Norway lose roughly 440 000 barrels a day.

  • 14 March 2019
    Research & Development

    Magma Products has launched a Shutdown Division to provide systemized approach to decommissioning, and appointed Stephen Potts as shutdown director. The company plans to use its commissioning expertise to deliver a phased resumption of production, while still allowing for essential maintenance work to take place. Furthermore, Stephen Potts who joined the company has more than […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Authorities & Government

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will reschedule public meetings for the 800MW Vineyard Wind wind projects offshore Massachusetts ”very soon”, according to David Bernhardt, the Interior Department’s Acting Secretary. As previously reported, BOEM postponed public meetings scheduled for January due to the government shutdown. BOEM will use carryover funds which were previously appropriated […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Authorities & Government

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will reschedule public meetings for the 800MW Vineyard Wind wind projects offshore Massachusetts ”very soon”, according to David Bernhardt, the Interior Department’s Acting Secretary. As previously reported, BOEM postponed public meetings scheduled for January due to the government shutdown. BOEM will use carryover funds which were previously appropriated […]

  • 18 January 2019

    U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management last week said it would have more than 120 people working on permitting operations and on preparation for the upcoming Gulf of Mexico licensing round. This is despite the government shutdown which has placed some 800.000 workers on furlough without paychecks, as U.S. president Trump’s request Trump’s for $5.6 billion […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Authorities & Government

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will postpone public meetings on its Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project originally scheduled for 15-17 January. The public meetings were scheduled to take place in Hyannis, Nantucket, and Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The postponement is due to the government shutdown, BOEM said. The […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Authorities & Government

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will postpone public meetings on its Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project originally scheduled for 15-17 January. The public meetings were scheduled to take place in Hyannis, Nantucket, and Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The postponement is due to the government shutdown, BOEM said. The […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    France’s Dunkirk liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal is set to reopen following a lengthy maintenance and upgrade shutdown since the beginning of August. The facility will reopen on November 13, a spokeswoman from Dunkerque LNG, the terminal operator, told LNG World News on Monday. Dunkerque LNG had previously planned a maintenance shutdown from the beginning of August and […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    The Peruvian export plant at Pampa Melchorita is scheduled to undergo routine maintenance over a three week period starting July 27. 

  • 7 June 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    Australia Pacific LNG export project on Curtis Island near Gladstone is scheduled to undergo maintenance in separate windows from July to September. 

  • 25 April 2018
    Infrastructure

    Tullow Oil has completed the first of three scheduled shutdowns of the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah on the Jubilee field offshore Ghana and is preparing for the second one.

  • 9 March 2018

    More than A$5 million ($3.9 million) will be spent on Gladstone businesses within the next two months during Australia Pacific LNG export project’s planned shutdowns. As previously informed by APLNG, the two-train 9 mtpa plant on Curtis Islands near Gladstone will have one unit closed from March 8-23 and the other on April 14-29. ConocoPhillips, the downstream […]

  • 8 February 2018

    UK-based Ineos is working to restart its Forties pipeline, which carries the North Sea oil and gas to shore, following an automatic shutdown. 

  • 12 January 2018
    Infrastructure

    Tullow Oil expects to shut down production from its Jubilee field offshore Ghana three times during 2018 to be able to complete the FPSO repair works. 

  • 13 December 2017

    Nexen has temporarily ceased production from the Buzzard and Scott platforms, following the shutdown of the Forties Pipeline System.

  • 12 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Chevron North Sea, the operator of the Erskine field, has informed that the Forties Pipeline System (FPS), the export route for Erskinee condensate, will be unavailable due to repairs. The owner of the FPS, Ineos, is conducting repairs to a hairline crack in the onshore section of the pipeline. The repair is expected to last potentially for some […]

  • 12 December 2017

    Brent oil price has shot over $65 a barrel for the first time since mid-2015 following the shutdown of North Sea’s largest pipeline. As previously reported, Ineos, the operator of the Forties Pipeline System used for the transportation of the UK North Sea crude, has decided to close the pipeline after discovering a hairline crack […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Infrastructure

    Petrobras produced less oil and natural gas from the pre-salt layer in October than it did during September due to maintenance shutdowns on two FPSOs. 

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students from the University of Brighton have paid another visit to the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme in West Sussex, where works have progressed during 2017 ahead of the winter shutdown. This is the third consecutive year that students from the University of Brighton have visited the site. The flood prevention works at Clay’s Lake are […]