Search results for: well control equipment

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  • 17 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    AWE Limited, as Operator of Petroleum Mining Permit 38158 offshore Taranaki, New Zealand, reports that the Oi-2 exploration well has drilled a 17 1/2″ hole to the planned section target depth of 550 metres and that installation of the 13 3/8 inch casing has been completed. As at 06:00 hours (6.00am) NZDT today, the Oi-2 exploration well was […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    AWE Limited, as Operator of Petroleum Mining Permit 38158 offshore Taranaki, New Zealand, reports that the Oi-2 exploration well has drilled a 17 1/2 inch hole to the planned section target depth of 550 metres and that installation of the 13 3/8 inch casing has been completed. As at 06:00 hours (6.00am) NZDT today, the Oi-2 […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    AWE Limited, as Operator of Petroleum Mining Permit 38158 offshore Taranaki, New Zealand, reports that the Oi-2 exploration well has completed the installation and testing of well control equipment and drilling operations have resumed. As at 06:00 hours (6.00am) NZDT today, the Oi-2 exploration well was at a measured depth of 550 metres and the […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Seven drilling contractors, including major players like Transocean and Seadrill, have joined forces to create a reporting tool for capturing well control equipment failures. According to one of these offshore drillers, Maersk Drilling, the tool captures all failures in a third party system and gives the equipment owners more leverage to instigate equipment improvements with […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    CCB Subsea has secured a long-term and nationwide framework agreement with Norske Shell for the delivery of engineering services, maintenance of subsea equipment and recertification of well control equipment. The agreement has a duration of 3 years, plus options, for Norske Shell installations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). In recent years, CCB Subsea and […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of Ekofisk 2/4-C and ConocoPhillips between 5 February and 22 March 2013. The audit was directed at the company’s follow-up of well barriers and well control equipment with associated control systems. Objective The objective of the audit activity was to verify that ConocoPhillips had established […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    CCB Subsea has been awarded a long-term framework agreement with the Norwegian entity of oil major Shell.

  • 13 October 2015

    Lloyd’s Register Energy’s Training Academy and The Well Academy are working together to develop a new enhanced training program for well control certification. Academy Training Manager and Technical Knowledge Manager for Lloyd’s Register Energy (LRE), Jeroen Bergevoet, pointed out that training staff is vital for safe, competitive and sustainable drilling operations. He said: “Our delegates […]

  • 27 November 2019

    Engineering services company AqualisBraemar and HOSE International have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly provide rig and well control inspection services to the offshore industry.

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transocean Ltd.  issued yesterday a comprehensive Fleet Status Report, which provides current status and contract information for the company’s entire fleet of offshore drilling rigs. The value of new contracts or extensions since the December 17, 2012 fleet update summary is approximately $235 million. Estimated 2012 out of service time decreased by a net 15 […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Less then a week before the six anniversary of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout, the Obama administration is reportedly set to release a regulation aiming to seek a more stringent design for well control equipment. According to reports by Bloomberg, AP, and Reuters, all of which cited an unnamed executive close to the rulemaking process, […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Aker Solutions confirms that the transaction to buy a majority stake in Enovate Systems Limited, a leading technology company within subsea well control equipment, has been closed. Aker Solutions on January 29 announced that it had agreed to buy a controlling stake in Aberdeen-based Enovate. The transaction was closed on 26 February 2013. Enovate has […]

  • 19 February 2018

    The Petroleum Safety Authority has found three non-conformities and four improvement points during an audit of Gullfaks C.

  • 14 April 2015

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell of the U.S. Department of the Interior has announced proposed regulations to better protect human lives and the environment from oil spills. A DoI press release says that regulations are being proposed in response to the findings of investigations into the Deepwater Horizon tragedy, and following a thorough evaluation of […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    AWE Limited, as Operator of Petroleum Mining Permit 38158 offshore Taranaki, New Zealand, reports that the Oi-2 exploration well has completed the installation and testing of well control equipment and drilling operations have restarted.   As at 06:00 hours (6.00am) NZDT today, the Oi-2 exploration well was at a measured depth of 550 metres and the rig was […]

  • 14 April 2015

    The Obama administration has proposed tightened well control regulations aimed at ensuring better protection of both human lives and environment from oil spills. The proposal comes in response to the findings of investigations into the Deepwater Horizon spill that unleashed 3.19 million bbl. of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, and following an evaluation of […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The reconnaissance mission to the Elgin complex by a team of Total experts and specialist contractors has confirmed that planning for a well intervention operation to bring the leaking G4 well under control can continue as planned. After ensuring all necessary safety requirements had been met, the team disembarked from the helicopter and found no […]

  • 8 October 2018

    The PSA has found irregularities during an audit of Equinor’s drilling and emergency preparedness on the Statfjord C platform.

  • 14 April 2015
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has presented proposed regulations for better protection from oil spills. The measures include more stringent design requirements and operational procedures for critical well control equipment used in offshore oil and gas operations. The proposal comes in response to the findings of investigations into the Deepwater Horizon tragedy, and […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Norway’s Aker Solutions confirms that the transaction to buy a majority stake in Enovate Systems Limited, a leading technology company within subsea well control equipment, has been closed. Enovate, which currently employs 62 people, has developed a wide range of unique and patented components and products for use in open water workover systems, in riser […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Equipment

    Two Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) personnel conducted inspections of Shell Oil Co. marine vessels Noble Discoverer and the semi-submersible drilling unit Transocean Polar Pioneer in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. While onboard the vessels, BSEE inspectors reviewed drilling equipment, assessed overall readiness, and tested key safety devices. They also verified BOEM lease stipulations, environmental […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The reconnaissance mission to the Elgin complex by a team of Total experts and specialist contractors has confirmed that planning for a well intervention operation to bring the leaking G4 well under control can continue as planned. After ensuring all necessary safety requirements had been met, the team disembarked from the helicopter and found no […]