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  1. Offshore helicopter crashes: improving safety and saving lives
  2. Shell leads $31bn Canadian LNG project with Asian energy giants
  3. Independent Oil & Gas confirms integrity of disused Thames Pipeline
  4. Shell pledges to reduce methane emissions in oil and gas sector
  5. Transporting oil and gas: the world’s longest pipelines

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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.

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.

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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