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Oil & Gas

Tributes paid to former Petrobras chief executive

05/10/2015

A former chief executive of Petrobras has passed away after battling cancer. Jose Eduardo Dutra, who was 58-years-old, died yesterday following a battle with cancer. The Workers’ Party presidents was a geologist and union leader who was elected as a senator more than 20 years ago.

Health & Safety

Stena Drilling fined $231,000 after oil worker fatalities

03/09/2015

Stena Drilling has been fined $231,000 by an Australian court following the death of two workers on an offshore drilling unit. The company had previously pled guilty to breaching its duty to provide a safe workplace. It followed the deaths of floorman Peter Meddens and toolpusher Barry Denholm who had been working on the Stena Clyde mobile offshore drilling unit.

Health & Safety

Oil company pleads guilty to breaching safe workplace duties after death of workers

27/08/2015

An oil company has pleaded guilty to breaching its duty to provide a safe workplace after the death of two workers on a rig. Stena Drilling Australia is expected to be sentenced next month after entering the plea at a Magistrates Court in Victoria. It followed the deaths of floorman Peter Meddens and toolpusher Barry Denholm who had been working on the Stena Clyde mobile offshore drilling unit.

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