Hands-on methane emission reductions

July 30, 2015
Statoil’s U.S. Onshore business is targeting and reducing methane emissions in its operations. Filmed in the Eagle Ford, this film looks at how the use of a Forward Looking Infrared Camera coupled with small repairs can reduce emissions by as much as 90% in some cases.

Boehner calls for end to U.S. oil export ban

July 30, 2015
At his weekly press briefing, House Speaker John Boehner (R - Ohio) called for the lifting of the oil export ban—a move he says will help create jobs, lower energy prices, and support America's allies.

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

July 28, 2015
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

July 24, 2015
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

July 23, 2015
In this short video, see how BP moved thousands of tonnes of equipment on its Clair Ridge platform, offshore UK.
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