Posts Tagged ‘enforcement’

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

Settlement agreed in CNOOC-Nexen insider case

by Forex Rooton October 18, 2012 7:35 pm BST
The SEC said Well Advantage proposed to pay back the illegal profits made on the trades, plus a penalty worth the same amount, Reuters reported.The proposed settlement requires court approval.The SEC in July charged Well Advantage, a firm controlled by Zhang Zhirong, with buying shares of Canada's Nexen

BSEE authorizes limited Shell preparatory activities in Beaufort Sea

by on September 20, 2012 2:46 pm BST
BSEE authorizes limited Shell preparatory activities in Beaufort SeaWASHINGTON — As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director James A. Watson today announced that Shell will be allowed to move

Isaac turns up Macondo oil

by on September 6, 2012 9:21 pm BST
Lab tests confirmed that some of the oil found on two Louisiana beaches matched the crude that spewed for several weeks from BP's Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico after the semi-submersible Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank in April 2010, killing 11 men.Louisiana state wildlife officials tested oil that