BP put workers "in harm’s way" during a fire on the ETAP installation, being left without water pumps to extinguish it, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned.
Oil and gas giant BP has introduced a raft of measures to protect staff against the spread of the cornavirus at its North Sea ETAP field.
Neptune Energy is “assessing the impact” Covid-19 will have on the delivery of its 50million barrel Seagull development in the UK North Sea.
Power has been restored to BP’s ETAP installation, weeks after a fire forced it to be downmanned.
Energy giant BP has joined a list of operators working to reduce offshore crew numbers on its North Sea assets in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Work is still ongoing to restore full power to BP’s ETAP platform in the North Sea, three weeks after a small fire caused the installation to be down-manned.
Full power is unlikely to be restored to BP's ETAP platform in the central North Sea until early next week, it is understood.
More than 60 North Sea workers have been evacuated after a “power generation issue” at BP’s ETAP installation last night.
Panoro Energy will drill a production well in Tunisia in May, while three workovers are under way and should be on line by the end of March.
Production has officially begun from the Nawara field in Tunisia, the North African state’s Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said.
Tunisia has recently elected a new president, demonstrating the strength of its democratic institutions. The country’s hydrocarbons industry continues to struggle, though.
Rig operator Valaris has been chosen to carry out the drilling contract for Neptune Energy’s Seagull project in the UK North Sea.
BP is progressing towards a final investment decision (FID) for the redevelopment of a field in the central North Sea.
Cluff Natural Resources (CLNR) has launched a farm out process for its Dewar prospect and identified a BP platform as a means of development.
Oilfield services firm Craig International has won a North Sea contract worth around £20million with BP.
BP has said it is “focussed" on growing its North Sea business as it celebrates 20 years of production from one of its most ambitious projects.
The current manager of BP's ETAP project has described how a Press and Journal article altered the course of his career.
Freezing temperatures have resulted in several North Sea platforms being down-manned, with one understood to be facing a crew revolt over working conditions.
Energy giant BP today confirmed that it started taking workers off its Etap platform this week due to an "issue" with the heating and drinking water.
Norwegian firm Reach Subsea will supply one of its vessels for operations on BP's Mungo field in the North Sea.
Italian firm Eni has signed a cooperation agreement on renewable energy with Tunisia’s state oil company, Etap.
Bibby Offshore has won a contract with oil major BP to work across a number of North Sea assets.
An Aberdeen firm which is getting ready to supply a groundbreaking piece of kit for one of the North Sea’s biggest projects is on track to return to growth this year, its boss said yesterday. Revenues at Aquatic Engineering and Construction were down by about a quarter last year as the firm, like most of its rivals, took a hit from the oil and gas downturn. But Aquatic’s early moves to restructure the business and a busy start to 2016 have boosted the company, which specialises in back deck reels.
Hundreds of North Sea workers have been drug tested after a syringe was found on a platform.
Oil major BP has been handed an improvement notice after a suspected leak on its ETAP (Eastern Trough Area Project) platform in the North Sea.