Health, Safety & Environment

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment

BlackRock Tells UK 'No' to Halting Investment in Coal, Oil, Gas

"BlackRock's role in the transition is as a fiduciary to our clients – it is not to engineer a specific decarbonization outcome in the real economy," the company stated when pressed on its stance on a net-zero scenario that didn't include new investments in oil, gas and coal.

October 19, 2022

Business , Health, Safety & Environment , Pipelines

Enbridge Says it Agreed to Pay $11 Million on Line 3 Pipeline Penalties

Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline transports oil to refineries in the U.S. Midwest from Edmonton, Alberta, since it was built in the 1960s.

October 18, 2022

Liquefied Natural Gas , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment

US Approves LNG Shipping Waiver for Puerto Rico After Hurricane

On Sept. 18, Hurricane Fiona hit Puerto Rico and caused a power outage across the entire island, critically impacting its 3.3 million residents.

October 17, 2022

Natural Gas , Health, Safety & Environment

Dutch Prosecutors to Pursue Pollution Case Against Shell-Exxon Gas Venture

Prosecutors believe joint venture NAM took waste products from North Sea natural gas extraction and injected them into empty gas fields in the Netherlands.

October 12, 2022

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Technology

The New Approach to Safety in Oil and Gas

Leaders in the oil and gas industry from Chevron, BP and vPSI Group discuss the power of operational learning at ATCE and offered tactics on how to implement the new approach to safety.

October 7, 2022

Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays

Exxon Orders Shale Stand-down Over Rash of Oilfield Worker Injuries

Exxon Mobil is actively working with contractors to improve safety at its operations after experiencing back-to-back worker injuries.

September 29, 2022

Health, Safety & Environment

9% of Oil, 6% of Gas Production Shut in as Hurricane Ian Slams Florida

Offshore Gulf of Mexico operators evacuate facilities as Category 4 Hurricane Ian makes landfall.

September 28, 2022

Health, Safety & Environment , Pipelines

Leaks in Nord Stream Pipelines Very Serious, Highly Suspicious: Western Official

"It definitely looks highly suspicious, but I think we need to establish the facts and then attribute," an anonymous western official said of Russia's potential involvement in the recent Nord Stream pipeline leaks.

September 28, 2022

Crude Oil , Health, Safety & Environment

Oil Prices Stable as Soaring Dollar Offset by US Output Outages

Approximately 11% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico production has been shut-in due to Hurricane Ian.

September 28, 2022

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Technology

Reliability Offshore at Forefront of Interior’s Well Control Rules

While the new well control rules proposed by the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) have a focus on offshore equipment reliability, some in the oil and gas industry deem the changes unneeded and pricey.

September 26, 2022