Top News of The Week October 18 – 23, 2013
The PSA Norway has issued a notification of order to Rowan Drilling Norway AS (Rowan Drilling) following an audit of the Rowan Gorilla VI mobile drilling facility. The audit identified serious breaches of the regulations.
What is a classification society? What are its roles? What are the biggest challenges when it comes to the offshore sector? Read all that in the interview Offshore Energy Today conducted with Bureau Veritas.
Statoil on Saturday, November 16, completed the airlift of personnel from the Njord-A platform, and all employees have been sent to shore. The de-manning was initiated as a precautionary measure since the platform is currently subject to weather restrictions, in connection with ongoing reinforcement work taking place on board.
BP has added two drilling rigs to the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, bringing its fleet to a company record nine rigs as it continues to develop its strong portfolio of assets in the key U.S. offshore basin. One of the rigs is a new ultra-deepwater drillship known as the West Auriga.
BG Group announced first gas production from the Jasmine field in the UK North Sea, in which the company has a 30.5% interest.
Ensco plc is extending its ENSCO 120 Series of ultra-premium harsh environment jackup rigs with the order of ENSCO 123 for delivery in second quarter 2016.
McDermott International, Inc. has secured an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) project for a client in the Arabian Gulf.
October 24, 2013