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Iraqi Police Use Batons to Disperse Protesters Outside Zubair Oilfield
Iraq >> 7/17/2018 - Iraqi police wielded batons and rubber hoses to disperse about 250 protesters gathered at the main entrance to the Zubair oilfield near Basra as unrest across southern cities over poor basic services ...
Protesters Gather at Iraq's Siba Gas Field
Iraq >> 7/16/2018 - About 200 protesters gathered at the main entrance to Iraq’s Siba natural gas field, police and energy sources said, following a week of unrest over poor services sweeping southern cities. ...
Incident at Sharara Oil Field
Libya >> 7/14/2018 - The National Oil Corporation (NOC) announces that, unknown armed assailants entered the facilities of Station 186 of the Sharara oil field. Four of the station staff were initially kidnapped but two o...
NOC Declares Force Majeure at Hariga & Zuetina Ports
Libya >> 7/2/2018 - National Oil Corporation has declared force majeure on crude oil loadings at Hariga and Zuetina oil terminals at 1100. This suspension of obligations is in addition to the state of force majeure at th...
Libya's NOC Confirms LNA Control of Oil Ports
Libya >> 6/22/2018 - The head of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirmed that Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) had regained control of the key oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider, and said he hoped ope...
Equinor Extends Existing Contract with KONGSBERG
Norway >> 6/14/2018 - Equinor Energy AS has contracted Kongsberg Maritime to deliver the Safety and Automation Systems (SAS) for the recently announced phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development in the Norwegian North Sea. ...
NOC Evacuates Personnel from Ras Lanuf & Sidra due to Clashes
Libya >> 6/14/2018 - National Oil Corporation has evacuated staff from both Sidra and Ras Lanuf terminals for their safety due to armed clashes in the area. The loss in oil production is around 240,000 bpd and a planned t...
PSA Investigates Jotun B Lifting Incident
Norway >> 5/22/2018 - The PSA has launched an investigation into a lifting incident on the Jotun B facility in the Norwegian North Sea on 19 May 2018. ...
Operational Excellence & Safety Continue to be a Key Driver in Oil & Gas Sector
Bahrain >> 3/4/2018 - Operational efficiency and safety are of paramount importance for companies across all sectors. Only when organisations decide to build long-term stability and sustainability into their operational st...
Iraq Plans Military Operation to Secure Oil Route to Iran
Iraq >> 2/5/2018 - Iraqi forces are preparing an operation to consolidate control of an area near the Iran border to be used for the transit of Iraqi oil, two officials said, highlighting concern about mountainous terra...
China Agrees To Joint Tanker Collision Probe With Panama, Iran, Hong Kong
China >> 1/25/2018 - The maritime authorities of China, Panama, Iran and Hong Kong signed an agreement to jointly investigate a collision in the East China Sea that caused the worst oil ship disaster in decades, according...
Engie Gets Notice of Order Following Gj?a Gas Leak Investigation
Norway >> 1/12/2018 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has completed its investigation of a condensate leak on the Gj?a field and has given a notice of order to Engie E&P Norge. The leak occurred in the process ...
Advanced Environmental & Safety Solutions for Marine Industry
United Kingdom >> 12/27/2017 - The legislation set out by International Maritime Organization (IMO) started January 2015 for SOx control and 2016 for NOx. Ship yards, ship owners and marine scrubber manufactures have now to equip ...
Attack on Libyan Pipeline Cuts Output by Up to 100,000 bpd
Libya >> 12/26/2017 - Armed men blew up a pipeline pumping crude oil to Es Sider port, cutting Libya’s output by up to 100,000 barrels per day (bpd), military and oil sources said. ...
Three Workers Die in Gas Accident at Libyan Oilfield
Libya >> 12/24/2017 - Three workers, two of them Sudanese, died in an accident at Libya’s Zelten oil and gas field, an oil source said. They died after inhaling gas during maintenance works, the source said, adding that a ...
Yokogawa to Carry Out Detailed Risk Assessments for BASF in Asia & America
Japan >> 11/22/2017 - Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Deutschland GmbH, has just received an order to carry out so-called "Detailed Risk Assessments" (DRA) at selected BASF production ...
Bahrain Oil Pipeline Blaze Brought Under Control
Bahrain >> 11/11/2017 - Bahraini authorities had brought under control a fire at an oil pipeline caused by an explosion, the civil defence said in a statement. ...
Petrobras Seeks Halt to Odebrecht Drilling After Accident
Brazil >> 11/6/2017 - Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has asked Odebrecht’s offshore drilling arm to halt operations of a rig, according to a document seen by Reuters, after an explosion there ...
Fire at Iran Gas Rig Kills at Least Two Workers -Oil Ministry
Iran >> 10/30/2017 - A fire broke out on a gas exploration rig in southwestern Iran on Sunday, killing at least two people, the Oil Ministry said. ...
Leakage at Mongstad Stops & the Situation Clarifies
Norway >> 10/24/2017 - The situation was brought quickly under control when a naphtha leakage was detected at our Mongstad plant. All the 108 people at the plant have been accounted for and no injuries have been reported. ...

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