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Nigerian Oil Workers Extend ExxonMobil Strike to Chevron, Agip & Shell
Nigeria >> 5/16/2017 - Nigerian workers from an oil labor union have extended a strike to oil majors Chevron, Shell and Eni subsidiary Agip in protest over the sacking of members from Exxon Mobil Corp, the union's general s...
Recognizing Oil & Gas Industry Safety Risks
United States >> 4/28/2017 - The Department of Labor states that on-the-job fatality rates are seven times higher for oil and gas extraction workers than all other industries. The only solution to this serious problem is proactiv...
Saudi Arabia Foils Bombing Attempt on Aramco Fuel Distribution Terminal
Saudi Arabia >> 4/26/2017 - Saudi forces have foiled an attempt to blow up an Aramco fuel terminal in southern Saudi Arabia using a high-speed boat laden with explosives, the interior ministry said, and accused Yemen's Houthi gr...
Iraq Declares Extinguishing of Last Well in Qayara
Iraq >> 3/29/2017 - Mr. Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi the minister of oil declared the extinguishing of the well No.42 in Qayara field in Ninawa governorate, which was the last flaming remaining oil well in the north of I...
South Sudan Rebels Seize Four Oil Workers & Demand Firm's Exit
South Sudan >> 3/20/2017 - South Sudanese rebels said they had kidnapped four oil workers including a Pakistani national, in a bid to force their Chinese and Malaysian consortium to leave the country. The fighters loyal to form...
Somali Force & Pirates Aboard Hijacked Vessel Exchange Fire
Somalia >> 3/17/2017 - Somali maritime forces have exchanged gunfire with the hijackers of an oil tanker in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, the head of the maritime force said. The incident raised fears that hostage...
Somali Pirates Release Hijacked Ship, Crew without Ransom
Somalia >> 3/16/2017 - Somali pirates released a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew on Thursday, a Somali security official and the pirates said, bringing the first hijacking since 2012 to an unusually swift ...
Unpaid Wages, Sackings Stir New Tension in Nigeria's Oil Hub
Nigeria >> 3/16/2017 - The moment a group of Nigerian contractors met executives from Italian oil major ENI to discuss unpaid wages they started shouting, calling them fraudsters and liars until a police commander restored ...
Pirates Demand Ransom for Tanker Seized Off Somalia
Somalia >> 3/15/2017 - Pirates off the coast of Somalia, who hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, are demanding a ransom for the release of the vessel, the EU Naval Force said. The pirates seized the ...
Somali Pirates Hijack First Commercial Ship since 2012
Somalia >> 3/14/2017 - Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, Somali authorities said, the first time a commercial ship has been seized in the region since 2012. Security forces have been s...
Over 25,000 Students Attended TAP’s Road Safety Seminars
Azerbaijan >> 3/2/2017 - The Road Safety Seminars programme, an initiative sponsored by the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP AG) since May 2016, has been successfully concluded. The programme, addressing elementary and high-schoo...
Occidental Suspends Colombia Production After Rebel Attacks
Colombia >> 3/1/2017 - Crude oil production at the Cano Limon field, operated by US-based Occidental Petroleum Corp in northern Colombia, is being gradually suspended after an escalation of rebel attacks on its pipeline, mi...
Iraq Ministry of Oil Extinguishes the Well No.58 in Qayara Oil Field
Iraq >> 2/27/2017 - The ministry of oil declared for the extinguishing of the well No.58 in Qayara oil field. The spokesman of the ministry Mr. Assim Jihad said that the technical and engineering staff of the north oil c...
Bombs Target Oil Pipeline in Iraq's Kirkuk, One Killed
Iraq >> 2/25/2017 - Four bombs went off near a minor pipeline from an oilfield close to the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, security and oil industry sources said. ...
Gas Pipeline Explosion Kills Four in Nigeria
Nigeria >> 2/25/2017 - At least four people were killed following a gas pipeline explosion in Nigeria's oil-producing south, a local official said. "We have lost three people" to the explosion in Rivers state on Wednesday a...
Order after Serious Well Control Incident on Troll Field
Norway >> 2/21/2017 - The PSA has conducted an investigation of the serious well control incident in well G-4 on the Troll field with Songa Endurance on 15 October 2016. Several breaches of the regulations have been identi...
Iraq Ministry of Oil Extinguishes the Well No.77 in Qayara Oil Field
Iraq >> 2/20/2017 - The ministry of oil declared for the extinguishing of the well No.77 in Qayara oil field. The spokesman of the ministry Mr. Assim Jihad said that the technical and engineering staff of the north oil c...
Nigeria to Offer Work for Illegal Refiners in Quest for Peace
Nigeria >> 2/14/2017 - Nigeria needs to offer work to people who make a living from illegally refining oil in the Niger Delta in order to achieve peace there, the African oil-producing nation's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ...
South Sudan Beefs Up Security at Oil Fields
South Sudan >> 2/8/2017 - South Sudan said it boosted security at oil installations and will source electricity from neighboring Sudan to resume output at two fields in efforts to restore production to levels achieved before t...
New Long-Term IMR Frame Agreement in the Asia Pacific Region
United Kingdom >> 2/3/2017 - In Asia Pacific, DOF Subsea has been awarded a 3-year IMR frame agreement with one of the major oil and gas companies in the region. DOF Subsea has recently secured a Safety Case for Geoholm, and the ...

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