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Workers reacted too slowly to stop a Gulf of Mexico well blowout that forced the evacuation of 44 people and ignited a fire that raged for two days in 2013, according to a federal investigation.
Houston-based Black Elk Energy faces six criminal counts for a blast at a Gulf of Mexico production platform that killed three workers and injured others.
Increasing computerization and automation offshore open up the possibility of dangerous disruptions, driven by errant software updates and plugged-in flash drives. One incident has already taken place.
A rappelling display is only one of the activities happening at 3M’s OTC booth.
Sen. Charles Schumer wants federal regulators to require crude to be stripped of volatile compounds before it is loaded into rail cars criss-crossing the country.
Offshore services company Helix Energy Solutions Group’s earnings fell 78 percent in the fourth quarter, the company reported Monday, largely the result of more of its vessels sitting unused.
Halliburton Co. confirmed that one worker died and two were injured during an accident in Colorado Thursday.
The American Gas Association is taking a page from the nuclear and airline industries in a new push to make pipelines and utilities safer.
The failure of a bolt used to affix emergency equipment to a subsea well in the Gulf of Mexico should spur the oil industry to write new standards for fasteners and the oversight of contractors working offshore, investigators say.