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U.S. could be energy superpower with repeal of oil export ban, Senate committee hears

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:00 AM

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R – Alaska) testified before the Senate Banking Committee on July 28 on the benefits of lifting the ban on domestic crude oil exports. “Ending the ban on oil exports is an opportunity for our nation to become an energy superpower—to send a signal to the world that we are ready to lead on issues of energy and the environment, to empower our allies and compete against our foes, to lift up our economy and create jobs while lowering gasoline prices and increasing domestic energy production,” Murkowski said.

The Bosphorus Challenge

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:00 AM

A short documentary chronicling spectacular engineering work and high risk operations when the derrick of Transocean's Development Driller II had to be cut in half in order to pass through the Bosphorus Strait. Video courtesy of Westcon Group.

Clair Ridge: A 30-second timelapse of topsides installation

Thursday, July 23, 2015 12:00 AM

In this short video, see how BP moved thousands of tonnes of equipment on its Clair Ridge platform, offshore UK.

Breaking first ground on Johan Sverdrup

Thursday, July 23, 2015 12:00 AM

The drilling rig Ocean Vanguard broke first ground on Johan Sverdrup field with a 100-m deep pilot hole where the field center will be located.

Statoil installs Gina Krog jacket in North Sea

Monday, July 20, 2015 12:00 AM

In late June, the jacket for the new Statoil-operated Gina Krog platform was installed in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. Including rigging and buoyancy tanks, the jacket weighed more than 17,000 tons.