Seadrill's West Hercules is put to work by Norwegian energy giant Statoil – gCaptain
HAMILTON – Seadrill (NYSE: SDRL) announced today that they had secured a four-year contract for their ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig West Hercules. This rig will be conducting operations for Norwegian energy giant Statoil...
North Sea oil platform downmanned after gas leak | Press and Journal — The Press and Journal
Non-essential workers have been downmanned from Shell’s Brent Charlie platform in the North Sea following a gas leak. The supermajor said the leak has now been located and stopped. It is understood a gas detection alarm was set off yesterday (Fri) morning on the platform. For more information visit our sister website, Energy Voice. …
¿Sabías que las plataformas marinas son enormes estructuras de ACERO utilizadas para la exploración y extracción de petróleo?. Las plataformas pueden pesar mas de 1 millon de toneladas y pueden estar hasta 2km bajo el mar y hasta 50m sobre el nivel del mar.
12,000 L of oil spilled into ocean off Newfoundland, causing oil rig shutdown | CBC News
Production was stopped on Wednesday evening after thousands of litres of oil leaked from a storage container aboard the Hibernia oil platform off the coast of St. John's.