Offshore Installations

  • Pirates threatened to burn Scots skipper to death

    A SCOTTISH sea captain seized by Nigerian pirates has told how he was threatened with being burnt to death during an ordeal that ended only when a £50,000 ransom was […]

  • Nigeria: JTF Reveals 2013 Figures

    The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Pulo Shield, said yesterday it killed 82 sea pirates and robbers 2013: JTF killed 82 sea pirates, nabbed 1,857 crude […]

  • Argentine threat over Falklands oil

    Argentina has threatened oil businesses operating off the Falkland Islands with fines, confiscations and jail sentences for their executives after its congress passed new laws. Argentine threat over Falkland Islands […]

  • Shetland helicopter crash

    Air accident investigators have said a reduction in airspeed that caused the fatal crash of a helicopter off Shetland was not noticed by the pilots. Shetland helicopter crash: Pilots ‘failed […]

  • Harsh Winds, Tears and No Sympathy

    Briton Alexandra Harris and 29 others face 15 years in jail for Arctic Sunrise protest, but Russians have their own problems Greenpeace activists await trial among harsh winds, tears and […]

  • Offshore Flight Safety Review

    A group of offshore helicopter operators have announced the launch of a review of safety practices that will deepen their commitment to best practices and operating to the highest safety […]

  • ‘piracy’ in Arctic

    Russian prosecutors have accused around 30 Greenpeace activists of piracy and say they will prosecute all of them for trying to board an Arctic oil platform. Russia accuses Greenpeace crew […]

  • Russia ‘seizes’ Greenpeace ship after Arctic rig protest

    Greenpeace says 30 activists, including six Britons, are being held at gunpoint by Russian security officers who stormed the group’s ship in the Arctic. Russia ‘seizes’ Greenpeace ship after Arctic […]

  • Renewed Safety Concerns

    Renewed safety concerns have been raised about an oil and gas field which was shut down last year due to a leak Renewed safety concerns over North Sea gas leak […]

  • Super Puma Flights to Resume

    A meeting of industry representatives has recommended that Super Puma helicopters should be cleared to fly Super Puma helicopter flights to resume after Shetland crash A meeting of industry representatives […]