U.K. Royal Navy Ice Patrol Ship HMS Protector is deployed on operations for 330 days a year, mostly in the Antarctic region, making it essential that her underwater
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the nonlethal, incidental, and unintentional take of small numbers of polar bears and Pacific walrus that result
The Obama administration issued a potential setback to Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic oil exploration plans on Tuesday, telling the company that established wildlife
U.S. Coast Guard and police boats cleared a way through protesters in kayaks at a Seattle-area port on Tuesday so a drilling ship could head for the Arctic on behalf of Royal Dutch Shell.
U.S. environmental activists said they planned to protest on Tuesday against the launch of the second of two oil rigs central to Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic.
Harlingen-based SeaZip Offshore Service has entered into a partnership agreement with Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC). HMC, the world's market leader in transporting,
Independent Oil and Gas PLC (IOG) is extending its seismic remapping agreement with Baker Hughes’ Reservoir Development Services (RDS) group to better understand
A number of environmental groups are asking the Department of the Interior to rescind permission Shell has been granted to begin exploratory drilling in the
Imperial Oil Ltd said on Friday it and partners Exxon Mobil Corp and BP Plc need more time before they can drill an exploratory well in Canadian Arctic waters
The Niobe exploration well has been drilled to target depth without encountering hydrocarbons. The well will now be plugged and abandoned.
Spudded on 8 June
As Imperial Oil, as senior partner in the northern venture with ExxonMobil and BP, told Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) that the exploration program has been deferred,
Imperial Oil Ltd said on Friday it is deferring plans to drill an exploratory well in the Beaufort Sea in Canada's Arctic as it seeks an extension to the length
Green groups urged the U.S. Department of Interior on Tuesday to revoke the agency's conditional approval of Royal Dutch Shell's 2015 Arctic oil exploration plan,
Polish energy company Polskie Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo (PGNiG) will compete with Russian companies Rosneft and Lukoil, as well as a number of other companies, for Norwegian Arctic licenses.
Testing of Shell’s proposed Arctic-ready capping stack system was supervised this week by the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) in Puget Sound,
Russian Arctic offshore drilling set for 2015 to be postponed to 2016 or later - Novak
Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday that Arctic
A new quick release off-load lifting hook is being introduced at Seawork by H Henriksen of Norway for use principally with emergency rescue boats (Stand A237).
Arctic Ocean is facing a dilemma today and that is acidification. Ocean acidification is a result or a chemical reaction which happens when seawater absorbs too
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), partner agencies detain, release violators of established safety zone
The 24 people who violated the 500-yard safety zone established
The maritime industry was front and center yesterday in Washington, D.C., as “getting more oil on the water” was touted as one piece of the puzzle in ensuring future U.