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  • 23 June 2017

    The tropical storm Cindy that has hit the U.S. Gulf of Mexico this week and forced some oil and gas operators to evacuate workers has been downgraded to a tropical depression. The U.S. National Hurricane Center on Thursday said the Tropical Storm Warning from High Island, Texas, to Morgan City, Louisiana, had been discontinued, but […]

  • 23 December 2016

    Around 100 offshore oil workers will not be able to get back home in time for Christmas due to a heavy storm.  News reports emerged saying that oil workers on BP’s platforms west of Shetland may not be making it home in time for Christmas as storm named Barbara hits Scotland with winds expected to reach […]

  • 22 June 2017

    Tropical storm Cindy has forced the Gulf of Mexico operators to evacuate 40 production platforms, according to an update on Thursday by the U.S. authorities. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Hurricane Response Team said it would continue to work with offshore operators and other state and federal agencies until operations return to normal […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Exploration & Production, Regulation & policy, Safety

    Offshore oil and gas operators are resuming operations on platforms and rigs in the Gulf of Mexico following Tropical Storm Cristobal.

  • 22 July 2019

    U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas operators have almost fully resumed production following last week’s storm Barry.

  • 31 August 2016

    As the tropical depression Nine is meandering over the south-central Gulf of Mexico, oil and gas operators are evacuating their platforms and rigs, and are winding down oil and gas production. According to the latest report by the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), workers have been evacuated from a total of nine […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    An incident stemming from a dredging operation resulted in about two gallons of oil getting into Storm Lake two days ago. Dredge crews, the City of Storm Lake and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources were able to contain and clean up the oil spill on Sunday afternoon. The contract operator of the dredging operation, […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Shell has begun returning offshore workers to its assets in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico following the Alberto storm.

  • 14 July 2005

    Mariners docked at the CrewsInn Hotel and Yachting Centre tried to remain calm yesterday as they prepared to experience the possible effects that Tropical Storm Emily would bring.

  • 2 September 2014

    Storm Inc.’s petition for declaratory order (PDO) requesting that Storm’s mobile natural gas liquefaction unit (LNG in a Box), which would be used to export natural gas, is exempt from FERC’s jurisdiction under the Natural Gas Act, has been dismissed by FERC. Storm has filed the petition with FERC hoping that the use of a mobile […]

  • 19 January 2006

    Due to extremely bad weather, Statoil decided to stop work at the Sn

  • 4 September 2016

    U.S. offshore rig count took a hit this past week after the tropical storm Hermine forced some operators to move their rigs of the storm’s path in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Responding to a complaint, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) investigated and found an oily material leaking from a dredge in Storm Lake yesterday. The city of Storm Lake’s Public Works Department placed booms around the dredge, attempting to contain the leak. However, when DNR staff arrived Thursday, the oil had escaped the booms […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 5th at 6:30pm at the Sunrise Pointe Clubhouse in Storm Lake to discuss and receive comments on the study that consulting firm FYRA Engineering is conducting on Storm Lake. The meeting will be hosted by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Storm Lake Preservation Association and […]

  • 24 August 2017

    U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil operators Anadarko and Shell have evacuated workers and shut production from some of its platforms ahead of the tropical depression Harvey. Worth noting, Harvey could become the first hurricane to hit the Texas coast since 2008. Shell on Wednesday said it had shut in production and secured its Perdido platform […]

  • 17 March 2017

    Deepwater Wind, the developer of the first offshore wind farm in the US, reported on 16 March that its Block Island Wind Farm had shown strong performance during the winter storm Stella, which hit the northeast of the US earlier this week.

  • 31 July 2017

    Victims of the slump in oil prices are spread throughout the world and Singapore’s offshore oil and gas industry is no exception.

  • 2 September 2016

    Gulf of Mexico oil production is slowly resuming following preventive shutdowns caused by the tropical storm Hermine. According to the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, as of September 1, approximately 15.18 percent of the current oil production in the Gulf of Mexico has been shut-in. It is also estimated that approximately 9.03 percent […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Texas Protection & Restoration Feasibility Study review verified the most advanced modeling and catastrophic storm surge events were included within the recent study, USACE Galveston reports.  “We used the most advanced storm modeling system to run storm surge forecasts by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center […]

  • 7 September 2018

    Offshore oil and gas operators in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico are resuming normal operations and bringing their facilities back online, following Tropical Storm Gordon.

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Storm Lake officials are working to determine the cause of a leak in dredge equipment at the Storm Lake marina. Tuesday, the city pumped more than 500 gallons of oil out of the hydraulic system so heat exchangers on the dredge could be removed. The two heat exchangers are being examined and may be sent […]

  • 14 September 2018

    Hurricane aftermaths have led to an upswing in rates due to a lack of available tonnage.