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Man dies at Pioneer North Slope drill site

by on November 14, 2012 9:58 pm BST
The man worked as a welder for Nabors Industries, which had been contracted by Pioneer. He was reportedly found at the bottom of a stairwell at the operator's Oooguruk drill site, located on a six-acre island in the Beaufort Sea.North Slope Borough Police Chief Leon Boyea said an

Beach continues with Bauer drilling

by on November 12, 2012 5:22 am BST
The company started drilling into the well in PEL 91 on Sunday morning after the drilling rig Ensign 930 had completed operations at the Bauer North-1 exploration well, about 1.6 kilometres to the north east.It is targeting the McKinlay Member and Namur sandstone and has a secondary objective of assessing the Birkhead

Tangguh LNG train shut down

by on November 12, 2012 3:46 am BST
"During the restart process for Train 1 on Tuesday, November 6, an overheating problem was found that caused a fire in the Train 2 refrigerant unit, forcing Train 2 to be shut down," Reuters quoted a statement from BPMigas as saying on Sunday.It said the fire had been put out immediately and

New York terminals resume operations after Sandy

by on November 5, 2012 5:18 am BST
Yet damage to infrastructure near the major north-east fuel hub of Linden, New Jersey, kept a major refinery and some terminals shut, lending longer life to gasoline shortages that have persisted in the region.Another looming concern was that heating oil supplies were dwindling with temperatures expected to dip