In the last thirty years or so, a number of offshore workers have...
- Offshore helicopter crashes: improving safety and saving lives
- Shell leads $31bn Canadian LNG project with Asian energy giants
- Independent Oil & Gas confirms integrity of disused Thames Pipeline
- Shell pledges to reduce methane emissions in oil and gas sector
- Transporting oil and gas: the world’s longest pipelines
Dry Deluge Testing
Open extinguishing systems are the primary care method in case of fire, and as such their regular testing is obligatory and a bare necessity for both workers and equipment, as well as the environment.
Offshore helicopter crashes: improving safety and saving lives
In the last thirty years or so, a number of offshore workers have lost their lives in helicopter crashes. The need for better offshore helicopter safety is paramount for UK organisations, such as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), which have worked to improve regulations and protect the 18,000 UK oil rig workers during their risky commute.
What are the worst offshore helicopter crashes and how have industry authorities attempted to improve matters?
South America leads in planned FPSO deployments
The latest report from Global Data, Q3 2018 Global FPSO Industry Outlook – South America Leads in Planned FPSO Deployments suggests that a total of 74 planned and announced floating production, storage, and offloading units (FPSOs) are expected to start operations globally by 2025.
Shell leads $31bn Canadian LNG project with Asian energy giants
A consortium of energy companies led by Shell has announced a C$40bn ($31.9bn) joint venture (JV) to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to emerging Asian markets.
US leads globally on new-build trunk pipeline length additions
GlobalData’s latest report, H2 2018 Global Length and Capital Expenditure Outlook for Oil and Gas Pipelines – US Leads with Highest New-Build Pipeline Length Additions, indicates that, a total of 714 planned and announced trunk oil and gas pipelines are expected to come online during the outlook period, 2018–2022.
Noble Energy signs agreements to support natural gas delivery to Egypt
American petroleum and natural gas explorer and producer Noble Energy has signed a number of agreements to support delivery of natural gas from the Leviathan and Tamar fields, offshore Israel, into Egypt.
Independent Oil & Gas confirms integrity of disused Thames Pipeline
UK-based energy company Independent Oil & Gas (IOG) has announced that the decommissioned Thames Pipeline could be restored to support gas supplies in the North Sea, after completing a successful integrity test.
Dragon field deal will help avoid supply gaps in Trinidad & Tobago
In August 2018, an agreement to import natural gas from the offshore Dragon field was made between the Trinidad & Tobago National Gas Company (NGC), Shell and the Venezuelan state-owned oil and natural gas company, Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A (PDVSA).
Shell pledges to reduce methane emissions in oil and gas sector
Energy giant Shell has announced new targets to reduce its methane emissions from oil and natural gas extraction and transportation operations.
Transporting oil and gas: the world’s longest pipelines
The pipelines that transport oil and gas around the world are objectively a marvellous feat of human engineering. Their sheer size and stretch is something to behold and construction can take several years, if not decades. Where are the world’s longest pipelines and what is the progress on their expansion?
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