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Aker BP Receives Consent for Change of Use of Emergency Response
Norway >> 3/30/2021 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given Aker BP consent for a change of use of the emergency response and rescue vessel on the Ula field.

Stril Mariner currently operates as an emer...
Order to Equinor Following Incident at Snorre B
Norway >> 3/11/2021 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Equinor an order following an incident in which safety functions were overridden at Snorre B.

On 16 December 2020, an incident occurre...
Orders and Decision on Coercive Fine for Seadrill
Norway >> 3/10/2021 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Seadrill Europe Management (Seadrill) two orders and a decision on a coercive fine after serious breaches of the regulations.

These br...
Dominion Energy Focused on Power Restoration Following Two Ice Storms
United States >> 2/19/2021 - - Second ice storm led to fallen trees, broken poles and downed power lines
- Vast majority of remaining customer outages will be restored today

Dominion Energy crews are out in force...
Dominion Energy Prepared as 2nd Major Ice Storm Hits Virginia
United States >> 2/18/2021 - - Crews continue to work around the clock to restore service to all customers who lose power
- Customers should monitor weather and be prepared for power outages
- Ice storms create challen...
Dominion Continues Ice Storm Restoration Efforts
United States >> 2/16/2021 - - Crews have restored power to nearly 95% of customers who lost service
- Vast majority of customers still without power will have service restored Tuesday
- Work will continue Wednesday ...
Dominion Continues Ice Storm Restoration Efforts for Virginia Customers
United States >> 2/15/2021 - - More than 85% of customers have been restored after most damaging ice storm in two decades
- Dominion Energy Virginia crews working as safely and quickly as possible to restore service
- ...
Power Restoration Effort in Full Swing Following Most Damaging Ice Storm in Virginia in Two Decades
United States >> 2/14/2021 - - Dominion Energy Virginia crews working as safely and quickly as possible to restore service
- More than 290,000 customers have lost power since 4 a.m. Saturday; 60% have been restored
- V...
Japex Reports Status of Damage for the Coast of Fukushima Earthquake
Japan >> 2/14/2021 - Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. (JAPEX) announced the status of damage and response to the earthquake that struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture at around 11:08 p.m. on February 13, 2021....
Dominion Energy Restores Power Following Damaging Ice Storm
United States >> 2/13/2021 - - More than 220,000 customers have lost power since 4 a.m. Saturday
- Crews working as safely and quickly as possible to restore service
- Customers in the hardest-hit areas should prepare ...
Conduct Joint Emergency Response Drill with ONE
Japan >> 2/10/2021 - On February 9th, 2021, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K LINE) and Ocean Network Express (ONE) conducted a joint crisis management drill as a part of optimum training on emergency response, preparednes...
Flylogix Announces Strategic Partnership with Oil Spill Response
United Kingdom >> 2/2/2021 - Flylogix, the full-service unmanned aviation company, has entered into a strategic partnership with Oil Spill Response Ltd., the global leader in spill response services, to develop enhanced response ...
Coast Guard Responds to Hydraulic Oil Spill in Womens Bay, Alaska
United States >> 12/26/2020 - The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a discharge of hydraulic oil from Coast Guard Cutter SPAR Saturday in Womens Bay, Kodiak, Alaska. ...
KOC Marine Oil Spill Management Team Conducts Oil Leak Exercise
Kuwait >> 12/23/2020 - KOCs Marine Oil Spill Management Team recently organized a mock exercise which simulated a Tier 1 oil spill. This is the first exercise of its kind since the spread of the global COVID-19 pandemic, w...
Fire at Tjeldbergodden Methanol Plant Extinguished
Norway >> 12/2/2020 - A fire with smoke development was reported Wednesday 2 December at 14:40 in a compressor house at the methanol plant at Tjeldbergodden. Emergency services were dispatched and police, fire and health s...
Internal Investigation of Oil Seepage to the Ground at Mongstad
Norway >> 11/27/2020 - Early in 2020, Equinor became aware of seepage of oily water to the ground, as well as further seepage of oily water to the overflow basin at the Mongstad refinery. The company has conducted an intern...
BSEE Monitors GOM Oil and Gas Activities in Response to Hurricane Delta
United States >> 10/11/2020 - Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has activated the Hurricane Response Team and is monitoring offshore oil and gas operations on platforms and rigs in the Gulf of Mexico as a resul...
W&T Offshore Provides Operational Update
United States >> 10/5/2020 - W&T Offshore, Inc. provided an operational update and announced the timing of its third quarter 2020 earnings release and conference call.

Operations Update
Production across the Gulf ...
Situation under Control at Melkoya
Norway >> 9/28/2020 - The fire at Hammerfest LNG-plant at Melkoya, that occurred yesterday 28 September, was confirmed put out at 23:30 CEST.

The Emergency response was completed and the facilities have been se...
CITGO Lake Charles Update
United States >> 9/23/2020 - Nearly four weeks after Hurricane Laura made a direct hit on Lake Charles, La., the region continues working toward a full recovery. CITGO, also, continues making critical repairs at its Lake Charles ...

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