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  • 30 August 2007

    As skipper of the PUMA Ocean Racing entry in the 2008-09 race, American Ken Read is overseeing both the design/build programme in his native Newport, Rhode Island and crew selection aboard the maxi Rambler, currently in Europe. Read, who joined Ericsson for the last four legs of the 2005-06 race, shares his thoughts on what […]

  • 25 April 2005

    Sailing from Newport to New York. Well, it was time to get the boat down to New York. We have got a busy schedule booked in for Friday and Saturday, and we wanted to start our trip back across the Atlantic from where we will be starting the leg of the race next year.

  • 30 September 2016

    Independent Oil & Gas (IOG), a company working to develop its Skipper oil discovery in the UK sector of the North Sea, has shared mixed results of its first operated appraisal well there. The appraisal well was completed and, IOG says, it achieved its primary objective of retrieving oil samples from the Skipper reservoir in […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Independent Oil and Gas plc (IOG), the North Sea focused oil and gas company, will need more time to secure funds for the acquisition of interest in licence P1609 in the UK North Sea containing the Skipper discovery.  Namely, on June 3, 2015, IOG announced that it had signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) to […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Project & Tenders

    IOG North Sea, an independent, London-listed oil and gas company, has secured an additional loan of up to £800,000 from London Group Limited. IOG, a company with a market cap of slightly above £5 million, plans to invest the cash in its gas assets in the Southern North Sea and also, the investment will allow […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Independent Oil and Gas plc (IOG), the North Sea-focused oil and gas company, has signed a rig contract with Transocean to procure the Transocean John Shaw semi-submersible rig to drill the company’s appraisal well on the Skipper oil discovery in the UK North Sea.  The Skipper oil discovery is located in Block 9/21a in the […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has informed that the Skipper appraisal well, in the UK North Sea, has been delayed until there is greater stability and clarity in the oil market. According to IOG, this decision has been made following recent oil price movements and bad weather in the North Sea, and the company believes […]

  • 9 May 2006

    Grant Wharington, owner and skipper of Brunel has been replaced by Matt Humphries as skipper for tomorrow

  • 12 October 2007

    Rescue crews scouring the North Sea for the skipper of a fishing boat which collided with a cargo ship have called off the search. Helicopters and boats had been searching for the skipper on Thursday.

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), AGR and Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) have agreed to execute the collaboration by signing a Well Management contract for delivering an appraisal well on Skipper field.  Skipper is expected to have a spud date in late January or early February 2016. Skipper field development is […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has completed its first operated appraisal well on the Skipper oil discovery which lies in the UK sector of the North Sea. IOG, the 100% owner and operator of the Skipper well located in Block 9/21a in license P1609, started drilling the well in July with the Sedco 704 semi-submersible drilling rig. […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Independent Oil and Gas plc (IOG) has made progress towards drilling the Skipper well, in the UK North Sea.  Namely, Alpha Petroleum has agreed to extend until December 7, 2015 the date for satisfaction of the conditions precedent relating to the acquisition by IOG of for the remaining 50% of Skipper. Alpha Petroleum previously extended the […]

  • 1 November 2006

    A ship carrying feed for fish farms was towed into Ullapool yesterday after running aground south-east of the Summer Isles in gales. The skipper’s wife, who had been on the ship, was evacuated by helicopter earlier.

  • 16 March 2005

    TEAM ABN AMRO has presented in Paris, France the skipper and three core crew members for their second boat in the Volvo Ocean Race 2005/06. These experienced crew members will sail under command of the appointed skipper of the second boat, Sebastien Josse. This young Frenchman has a proven track record in ocean sailing. The […]

  • 25 May 2007

    The sister boat to that campaigned by American skipper John Kostecki, will have a distinct Nordic flavour and will be skippered by Sweden’s Anders Lewander (43).

  • 28 August 2015

    Independent Oil and Gas plc (IOG), the North Sea focused oil and gas company, has informed that the Skipper and Blythe licences, both located in the UK North Sea, have been extended by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). In addition, Alpha Petroleum has agreed to extend the deadline for completion of the sale of its […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Independent Oil and Gas plc has raised £150,000 ($232,000) with certain investors, thus getting closer to drilling of the Skipper well in the North Sea later this year. According to IOG’s press release from Wednesday, the money came through the issue of 2,142,858 new Ordinary Shares at an issue price of 7p per share, representing […]

  • 18 May 2005

    British sailor Neal McDonald has been named as skipper of the Ericsson Racing Team’s entry in the 2005-2006 Volvo Ocean round-the-world yacht race. McDonald, a veteran of four round-the-world races, finished second as skipper of Assa Abloy in the last event in 2002.

  • 5 July 2006

    The fleet is proceeding to a new start line as there is no wind off the Ambrose Lighthouse. Tim Magee, skipper of Liverpool 08 and the current Duty Skipper, reports back that there is a Force 0, gusting Force 1, and still heavy rain. The fleet is aiming to start at dawn, so the details […]

  • 27 April 2015

    Maintenance of offshore wind turbines is important and necessary. The faster a defect turbine is running again, the faster it produces electricity. Time is money. How do you make sure that the valuable time turbine technicians have, is actually spent on offshore wind turbine maintenance? In practice a lot of valuable time is lost; often […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) expects to take Transocean’s drilling rig and start drilling the Skipper appraisal well, in the UK North Sea, in the second half of July 2016. IOG will take Transocean’s 1974-built Sedco 704 semi-submersible drilling rig on contract for the Skipper appraisal which lies in Block 9/21a in licence P1609 in the Northern North […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has experienced issues during drilling operations on the Skipper appraisal well, in the UK sector of the North Sea, that in turn extended the duration of the well by thirteen days. However, IOG has managed to retrieve oil from the well.  IOG, the 100% owner and operator of the Skipper well which lies […]