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Equinor – Njord A – Emergency Preparedness
Norway >> 7/7/2021 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has carried out an audit of Equinor’s management of emergency preparedness at Njord A. The audit was conducted on 18 and 19 May 2021.

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Odfjell - Deepsea Aberdeen - Helideck & Emergency Preparedness
Norway >> 7/5/2021 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has carried out an audit of Odfjell Drilling (Odfjell) and their arrangements and follow-up of responsibility for the helideck and emergency preparedness on...
Electrical Storms Caused a Fire in the Campeche Sound
Mexico >> 7/5/2021 - Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) reports that, according to weather reports, on July 2 an electrical storm with heavy rain occurred in the area of ??the Ku asset platforms, which caused the necessary pneum...
KOC's Marine Oil Spill Management Team Conducts Exercise
Kuwait >> 5/26/2021 - The Marine Oil Spill Management Team recently organized an exercise to prepare the Company’s response efforts to effectively combat Tier-I level oil spills.

The exercise, which was conducte...
ONGC Taking all Possible Measures to Mitigate Impact of Cyclone Tauktae
India >> 5/18/2021 - Cyclone Tauktae hit Arabian Sea off the coast of Mumbai in the early hours of May 17, 2021 where ONGC’s major production installations and drilling rigs are located. The wind speed rose to nearly150-1...
Xodus Delivers Oil Release Risk Review for the Maritime & Coastguard Agency
United Kingdom >> 5/18/2021 - A new study mapping-out potential risks to the UK’s coastal environment, marine life and traffic as a result of hydrocarbon releases from energy industry activity and shipping has been completed, help...
NAOC Shuts Idu Well 11 after Leak
Nigeria >> 5/12/2021 - Eni’s Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) has shut its Idu Well 11 in the southern state of Bayelsa after an oil leak. The leak was identified in the Idu oilfields at the Egbebiri settlement in the Yenag...
Investigation of the Fires at Tjeldbergodden & Hammerfest Concluded
Norway >> 5/12/2021 - Equinor’s internal investigations following the fires at Hammerfest LNG and Tjeldbergodden have now been concluded and the results submitted to the Petroleum Safety Authority. The fire at Hammerfest ...
Equinor – Follow-up of Management Practice
Norway >> 5/10/2021 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has carried out an audit of Equinor and its follow-up of its own management practice.

The audit was conducted between 19 January and 1...
PSA Investigates Oil Spill from Gullfaks C
Norway >> 5/3/2021 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has launched an investigation into an incident involving oil spilt to the sea from the Gullfaks C facility on 26 April 2021. ...
ConocoPhillips – Follow-up of Vessels with Emergency Response Functions
Norway >> 4/14/2021 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has carried out an audit of ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS (Copsas)’s follow-up of vessels with emergency response functions.

The audit was conduc...
Simulation Exercise at the SP3 M'sila Pumping Station
Algeria >> 4/7/2021 - SONATRACH informs public opinion that a simulation exercise of an incident involving the bursting of a pipeline carrying oil (Pipeline) will be organized on Wednesday April 07, 2021, from 9:30 a.m., a...
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
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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...

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