Posts Tagged ‘safety’

‘Gas leak alert’ on Transocean rig

by Forex Rooton November 22, 2012 11:18 am BST
The semi-submersible Transocean Leader was evacuated after the alarm was triggered at around 10am but the emergency was called off after about 30 minutes, Norwegian newspaper Bergens Tidende reported.The rig is undergoing maintenance and a class survey at the Bergen Group yard at Askoy.“This is standard routine with

BSEE continues investigation into platform fire

by on November 20, 2012 3:16 pm BST
BSEE continues investigation into platform fireNEW ORLEANS— The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) began an investigation early into the explosion and fire aboard a production platform, operated by Black Elk Energy, approximately 18 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La.An investigation team was formed by BSEE shortly after the

Body found in platform fire

by on November 18, 2012 7:19 pm BST
The body was found hours after the US Coast Guard called off its search on Saturday afternoon.The body was identified by Louisiana-based Grand Isle Shipyard (GIS), which employed all 22 workers workers aboard the Black Elk Energy-operated platform when it exploded on Friday morning.Many of the workers

Search for two missing ongoing after Gulf blast

by on November 17, 2012 1:29 am BST
Black Elk representatives could not provide any details after repeated calls to its office in Houston throughout the day Friday. Early reports said two people had died in the explosion in West Delta Block 32. As of 19:30 in Houston, no confirmation of the fatalities was available. The four injured are reported