According to the HSE, the leak happened during efforts to clear a “suspected blockage” in the production system.
Accommodation vessel operator Prosafe has been awarded a contract extension for its Safe Boreas unit in the North Sea.
A roster of North Sea players has been brought together to begin pre-front end engineering and design studies (pre-FEED) for the Marigold field, which will be developed via Repsol Sinopec’s Piper Bravo platform.
Jose Luis Muñoz talks to Energy Voice on Repsol Sinopec Resources UK ramping up decommissioning, the challenges of “chronic underinvestment” in the sector, and the firm’s $1 billion near-term plan for North Sea projects.
The Piper Bravo platform is being moved ahead as the preferred option to develop a joint Hibiscus and Ithaca Energy project in the North Sea.
The crew on board the Piper Bravo has been reduced to “essential workers only” after a Covid outbreak on board the North Sea platform.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has condemned Repsol Sinopec following a gas leak and shutdown of the Piper Bravo platform, which came after failing to carry out major repairs.
An offshore safety watchdog has criticised Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) over the condition of wells on several North Sea fields.
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) has been hit with a safety warning after an object fell more than 200ft from a crane on the Piper Bravo platform.
Respsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK) has announced plans to recover an additional 10million barrels of oil equivalent (boe) from its North Sea assets.