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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Exploration & Production

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

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 18 April 2012
    Technology

    As wind energy production expands around the world, an increasing number of onshore and offshore wind farms are proposed which would lie in cyclone-affected areas, mainly in China, Korea, Japan and the U.S. A properly designed wind farm should be able to withstand the tropical storms that are likely to affect it within its lifetime. […]

  • 19 January 2006

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

  • 24 October 2014

    The U.S. Department of Energy has granted Storm the permission to export LNG to FTA countries for a period of 25 years. Storm applied for the permit seeking to export 28.21 Bcf/year. Storm has proposed a project in Florida that would use the modular LNG units, similar to LNG in a box developed by General Electric, […]

  • 4 October 2013

    Oil companies operating in the Gulf of Mexico are evacuating its workers ahead of the tropical storm Karen. According to Bloomberg, BP, Chevron and Shall began the personnel removal from the offshore facilities located in the storm’s way. ExxonMobil and Anadarko have reduced production from its GoM facilities. The Coast Guard has advised mariners 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 […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    DNV GL has increased the ownership stake in StormGeo, a leading global provider of weather-based decision support services. Private equity group Reiten and TV2 have sold majority shares to EQT Mid Market. As part of the transaction EQT will enter into a partnership with DNV GL (second largest shareholder) and StormGeo management and employee shareholders, […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    DNV has, as part of a strategic partnership with StormGeo, acquired the right to purchase 22,7 % of StormGeo’s shares through a mutually convertible capital issue. The core focus of StormGeo will remain within the fields of oil exploration, renewable energy as well as shipping, media and aviation. Following strong growth since inception in 1998, […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The shipping division of meteorological services provider StormGeo, Applied Weather Technology (AWT), has been renamed to match its parent company name. StormGeo, a provider of advanced analytics and meteorological services for weather sensitive operations serving the offshore industry with more than 500 projects underway, is headquartered in Bergen, Norway. The company provides comprehensive and customized […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Research & Development

    StormGeo will investigate the potential and consequences for developing Offshore Wind Power in Norwegian waters. In late spring/early summer 2012 the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate, NVE, on behalf of the Oil and Energy Ministry, will present the results of a major study examining the potential and consequences for developing Offshore Wind Power in […]

  • 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.

  • 4 May 2015
    Equipment

    StormGeo, a provider of decision support services and products to support weather sensitive operations, has announced two new services named OceanWatch and SpillWatch. According to the company, the new services enable oil and gas companies and renewable energy companies to make informed assessments of operational and environmental risks during drilling and to understand how ocean conditions […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    DNV has, as part of a strategic partnership with StormGeo, acquired the right to purchase 22,7 % of StormGeo’s shares through a mutually convertible capital issue. The core focus of StormGeo will remain within the fields of oil exploration, renewable energy as well as shipping, media and aviation. Following strong growth since inception in 1998, […]