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  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A shipyard worker was killed in a blast that rippled through a ship undergoing repair work at Mingyang Shipyard in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province in China. The explosion occurred on Monday, May 18th while the worker was doing welding work on board the ship, local media reports say. Two more workers were injured in the blast, however […]

  • 8 March 2015

    A worker died in an accident on Saturday morning at Kvaerner’s decommissioning yard at Eldoyane at Stord, Norway. According to Kvaerner, a man in his late thirties died after having been struck by a heavy sheet-metal plate. The man was from Eastern Europe. The accident happened in connection with demolition of an installation which was […]

  • 20 June 2014

    Petronas Gas Berhad (PGB) said that there has been an accident at its facility near Gas Processing Plant 4 (GPP4) in Kertih, Terengganu. The accident involved an employee of its contractor who succumbed to his injury while doing repair work at the plant. PGB is extending all necessary assistance to the family members of the victim, […]

  • 27 August 2012

    In an industrial accident aboard a drilling rig in Bass Strait, off Victoria’s coast, two men have been killed, reports The incident took place on the Stena Clyde mobile rig, which has been working in the Otway Basin since March searching for natural gas on behalf of Origin Energy. “They were drilling for a […]

  • 15 March 2016

    The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), an agency under the United States Department of the Interior, has identified the offshore worker who died in an incident on a platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The bureau said on Monday it continues its investigation into the March 10, 2016 death of Roy Miller, a […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Exploration & Production

      Pemex has identified four workers killed in the Abkatun Alpha platform fire outbreak in Mexico’s Campeche Bay on Wednesday, April 1, 2014. In a statement issued yesterday, Mexico’s national oil company said that three of the deceased worked for Cotemar, and the fourth worker was a Pemex employee. Three workers are still missing; two employed by […]

  • 24 April 2013

    After it was earlier today reported that a person has died at Aibel’s Haugesund yard, the company has released the following press release. “26 year old Solberg Andersen worked in Solutions & Services in Haugesund. He has been with the company since 2006, and was residing in Haugesund. Employees who were directly involved in the […]

  • 3 March 2014

    Police Scotland revealed the name of the oil worker who died following an incident on the Harding Platform in the North Sea as George Bartlett, aged 62. Bartlett was from the Shotts, West Lothian area. His family have released the following statement: “George was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be sorely missed by […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The move comes on the back of a recent fatal incident on the Irish docks.

  • 22 April 2014

    A fire broke out yesterday at the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, killing two people and injuring two more who were working on the dock, according to local media reports. The fire started at 4:04 p.m. at HHI’s No. 5 dock which is used to construct liquefied petroleum gas carriers. HHI […]

  • 1 July 2019

    Two offshore workers have been killed in an incident aboard Shell’s Auger platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two workers died and ten were injured on Tuesday in an accident on board an offshore maintenance rig in the southern Bay of Campeche, Gulf of Mexico, Mexican oil company Pemex informed. The Troll Solution rig started tilting after a structural fault lead to the collapse of one of the rig’s legs. Over a 100 workers, 98 […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore Energy Today reported last week that an offshore worker had died after a heavy wave hit the COSL Innovator drilling rig offshore Norway. The worker has now been identified by his union, Industri Energi.  Rune Morten Narvåg, aged 53, was killed by a giant wave that hit the rig operating for Statoil in the […]

  • 6 December 2015

    At least one worker was killed and 30 others were missing on Saturday after an Azeri oil platform caught fire during high winds in the Caspian Sea on Friday, state energy company SOCAR said.

  • 13 June 2014

    Empresas ICA, S.A.B. de C.V , the largest infrastructure and construction company in Mexico, announced today that on June 11, 2014 an accident occurred at the construction site of its affiliate Industria del Hierro, for the Ayatsil – C Platform in the facilities located in Matarredonda, Veracruz. Seven workers are confirmed dead and one is injured. […]

  • 30 November 2012

    The death toll in the November 16 explosion and fire that hit an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has climbed to three after authorities positively identified the body recovered on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) as that of a missing Filipino worker. Jose L. Cuisia, Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the […]

  • 14 June 2013

    Two workers have died and one has been seriously wounded in an accident that occurred today onboard the GDF Suez-operated gas platform, off the coast of the Netherlands. According to Den Helder Actueel, the news was first reported by the Coast Guard centre in Den Helder. The platform L5FA1, located 100 km offshore Den Helder, was out of […]

  • 24 October 2014

    Three workers were killed and one is still missing after a fire broke out on a Socar-run platform, in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan.

  • 30 August 2012

    Stena Drilling, operator  of the Stena Clyde offshore drilling rig, reports that their two crewmembers who tragically died in an accident on 27th August can now be confirmed as  Peter Meddens from Darwin, Australia and Barry Denholm, from Lossiemouth, Scotland. In its third statement made since the accident the company says: “Stena Drilling and Stena […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Pemex has informed that after a fire that occurred on the Abkatun Alpha platform, in the Bay of Campeche in Mexico last week, the company restarted production in the Abkatun central processing platform.  On April 1, 2015, the incident on Abkatun Alpha platform spurred evacuation of 301 workers and caused the deaths of four. On […]

  • 28 April 2013

    *Petrobras Inks Deals for 23 OSVs. 24 More to Come (Brazil)
    *Saipem Scoops $500 Mln in Offshore Contracts in Latin America
    *Aibel Reveals Name of Worker Killed in Yard Accident

  • 2 August 2013

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC (“BEEOO”), an independent oil and gas company headquartered in Houston, announced this week that the 164th District Court of Harris County, Texas, recently dismissed a lawsuit filed by a small group of seed capital investors in Black Elk Energy, LLC against the majority unit holders and John Hoffman, Chief […]