OFFSHORE Energy Union RMT have reacted with concern to an industry report on the safety record on UK oil and gas installations in 2018.
Findings from OGUK’s Health and Safety Report 2019 reveal that offshore helicopter operations were conducted without an accident last year, and the fatal accident rate per 100 000 flying hours dropped to zero for the first time since 2001, despite flying hours increasing by 12% to 77 286 in 2018.
Heavyweight oilfield service providers like Saipem and Baker Hughes are diversifying beyond oil and gas development projects and are moving increasingly into renewable energy projects.
Under the terms of a deal with Petrobras, Weatherford will deliver 24 Optimax™ deep-set safety valves in the next four years.
The valve is designed to create an improved well control solution for cable deployed electric submersible pumps retrofitted to production wells.
The Norwegian contractor, who demonstrated and implemented a best practice CMS covering operations on one of its North Sea assets, achieved the accreditation in under four months.
The permitting work for the Appomattox project, which saw first oil in May 2019, helped define and clarify the safety requirements in BSEE’s recently published high pressure and high temperature related guidance documents.
The accreditation for Sparrows Group's US business is for Dropped Objects Risk Inspection and Program Audits.
The expanded facility has the capacity to treat up to 80 000 bpd of produced water and receive 80 000 bpd of non-potable water.
The two firms believe their bespoke oil and gas Advanced Human Factors programme will deliver significant performance benefits and a measurable impact in offshore safety KPIs.
CIS, which installs conductors and piles for the oil and gas and nearshore marine construction industries, has been recognised by the UK's Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.