Posts Tagged ‘body’

Black Elk expands search for missing worker

by on November 19, 2012 5:55 pm BST
Two people went missing after Friday's incident on West Delta Block 32, about 20 miles south-east of Grand Isle. The body of one of the missing workers was recovered on Saturday night. Nine other people were injured in the blast, four of them seriously.Black Elk said in a statement on

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

Alberta sets up oil sands monitoring agency

by on October 17, 2012 8:49 pm BST
The Conservative government of Premier Alison Redford said the body will focus on what should be monitored as well methods and locations, following a series of previous scientific studies and government reports that have suggested the Lower Athabasca area of northern Alberta needs to be more closely scrutinized, Reuters reported.

United Kingdom hands fresh tax breaks to Spur north sea spending

by on September 10, 2012 3:21 am BST
United Kingdom hands fresh tax breaks to Spur north sea spendingBY ALEXIS FLYNN AND NICK WINNINGLONDON -- The United Kingdom government announced a tax break to encourage investment in older oil and gas fields in the North Sea, a move the industry said will spur the sort of spending needed to