Posts Tagged ‘structure’

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

POGC installs first deck of South Pars phases 17 and 18 platforms

by on November 7, 2012 2:51 am BST
POGC installs first deck of South Pars phases 17 and 18 platformsThe first deck of South Pars gas field phases 17 and 18 platforms was installed in its maritime location in Persian Gulf.Managing director of POGC, Mousa Souri, made the remarks adding the deck weighs 2320 tons adding two million hours of specialized work

UPDATE 1-Europe must become "federation of states", Barroso says

by on September 12, 2012 8:53 am BST
Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:53am EDT * Commission president calls for sweeping integration in Europe * Barroso wants creation of "federation of nation states"* Move would require more changes to EU treaty* EU must pool sovereignty to compete in modern age, Barroso saysBy Claire DavenportSTRASBOURG, France, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The president of the

One killed, eight injured at Brasfels

by on September 10, 2012 3:03 pm BST
The workers were amid a repair job on a drillship Thursday when the structure they were standing on collapsed and they fell into the sea, where one perished, according to a spokesperson for the Brazilian affiliate of Keppel cited by Reuters.Up to 2000 people work at the shipyard at peak