The US offshore oil industry has launched a new public relations campaign to...
- Campaign promotes oil and gas exploration offshore Florida
- Disasters like Piper Alpha could reoccur, warns offshore union organiser
- ExxonMobil to acquire a 30% stake in PEL 44 offshore Namibia
- Oil spills in the ocean: why the Arctic is particularly vulnerable
- China to lead $5bn Iran gas field development in light of US sanctions
Campaign promotes oil and gas exploration offshore Florida
The US offshore oil industry has launched a new public relations campaign to promote oil exploration offshore Florida. The Explore Offshore campaign, led by the American Petroleum Institute, kicked off in June this year and held its first Florida event on Wednesday.
Disasters like Piper Alpha could reoccur, warns offshore union organiser
The regional organiser of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) Jake Molloy has warned that ‘all the signs’ of fatal incidents such as Piper Alpha, Brent Bravo, and Deepwater Horizon are resurfacing.
ExxonMobil to acquire a 30% stake in PEL 44 offshore Namibia
Oil giant ExxonMobil has completed an agreement with Namibia’s Azinam to acquire a 30% stake in PEL 44. Credit: Ji-Elle.
Oil spills in the ocean: why the Arctic is particularly vulnerable
As global warming opens the Arctic for new oil exploration and shipping prospects, why is the region's unique climate vulnerable to oil spills in the ocean?
Quarterly oil and gas industry contracts review – Q2 2018
The upstream sector accounted for a reported 60% of the total awarded contracts, with 528 contracts in Q2 2018.
China to lead $5bn Iran gas field development in light of US sanctions
State-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is expected to lead the $5bn Iran gas field development project, after US sanctions have forced French energy giant Total to halt operations.
Treaty on maritime rights to boost Caspian Sea oil and gas extraction
Five Caspian Sea states have reached an agreement on sovereign maritime borders, which allows each country to lay oil and gas pipelines offshore without requiring prior consent from every other nation.
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