Repsol’s drilling rig for Cuba meets safety standards

The oil-drilling rig that Repsol YPF SA plans to use off the coast of Cuba complies with U.S. and international safety and environmental standards, according to the U.S. offshore oil regulator.

The U.S. inspectors completed the review of the vessel off the coast of Trinidad and Tobago today, according to an e-mail statement from the Washington-based Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.