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USA – Black Elk – Deadly 2012 Oil Platform Fire Settlement

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USA – Black Elk – Deadly 2012 Oil Platform Fire Settlement NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A settlement Monday brought an abrupt end to a complex … Continue reading

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Qatar – On-Shore Oil Platform Blast Injures 6

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Qatar – On-Shore Oil Platform Blast Injures 6 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fire broke out on an onshore rig run by the subsidiary … Continue reading

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USA – Black Elk Charged With Major Safety Violations After Oil Platform Explosion That Killed 3 In The Gulf of Mexico

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Three years after an oil platform fire and explosion that killed three men in the Gulf of Mexico, federal prosecutors this week charged Houston-based Black … Continue reading

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Two Die At Petrobras Terminal; Fire Hits Offshore Platform

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Two workers died at a construction project at a Brazilian oil terminal operated by state-run Petrobras on Tuesday, adding to a string of fatal and … Continue reading

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Statoil Says North Sea Platform Leak In February 2015 Had “major incident potential.”

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After a three-month internal investigation, Norwegian oil and gas group Statoil said that a condensate leak on the Gudrun platform in the North Sea on … Continue reading

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Mexico Oil Rig Fire Kills Four, Injures Dozens

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Four oil rig workers were killed and 16 injured when a fire broke out on an oil production platform in the oil-rich Bay of Campeche … Continue reading

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Greenpeace Activists Occupy Shell Oil Rig

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Greenpeace activists have climbed aboard a Shell oil rig to protest the company’s plans to drill in the Arctic near Alaska. The six protesters used … Continue reading

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UK – Supply Vessel Hits North Sea Platform

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(Stock Photo) HOUSTON — Apache Corp. says a supply vessel ran into its Forties Echo platform in the North Sea Monday morning, but the incident … Continue reading

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OSV Damages Gulf of Mexico Platform

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The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is responding to a damaged unmanned platform in South Timbalier (ST) Block 27 in the Gulf of … Continue reading

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UK – Giant Waves Crash Into A Swaying Oil Rig Off The Coast Of Scotland – VIDEO

EVER thought about a career working on an oil rig? This stomach churning video filmed during a storm may change your mind. The dramatic footage … Continue reading

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UK – Uncontrolled Gas Leak On North Sea Platform ‘Could Have Caused Catastrophic Blast’

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A corroded pipe on a North Sea platform which caused a potentially explosive leak was flagged in an inspection as early as 2009. The incident … Continue reading

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Azerbaijan – One Dead, One Missing In Offshore Platform Accident.

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One worker was killed and another was missing after an accident at an offshore oil and gas platform in the Caspian Sea off Azerbaijan, Azeri … Continue reading

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