Archived News - July 2015

Industry speaks out on BSEE well control rules

By:  Offshore Engineer   The International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC), along with seven other oil and gas industry trade associations, submitted a joint letter today to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) with comments on the agency’s Proposed Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control rule. In April, BSEE proposed a new offshore [...]

Shell moves forward on Appomattox development

By:  Ted Griggs, The Advocate July 1, 2015   Royal Dutch Shell PLC has greenlighted the Appomattox deepwater development, a project that will include building the company’s eighth and largest deepwater platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Shell did not release cost estimates for the project, which lies about 80 miles off Louisiana’s coast in 7,200 feet [...]

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