LAKE MARACAIBO – THE JEWEL OF VENEZUELA

September 23, 2018

Lake Maracaibo is a semi-closed salty bay that feeds into the Gulf of Venezuela, which merges into the Caribbean Sea. The Bolivar Coastal Field locate...

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OTIS DANIELSON PIONEER OF THE OFFSHORE DRILLING

September 16, 2018

Otis Danielson was born in 1916 at Beaumont, Texas. He became a petroleum Engineer after completing successful studies at the Classen High School. He ...

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1966: USSR DETONATED FIRST NUCLEAR EXPLOSIVE TO KILL A BURNING WELL AT URTA-BULAK

September 09, 2018

In the fall of 1966, USSR used nuclear explosive for the first time to control a well that had been burning for three years in Uzbekistan. In Decembe...

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ZOROASTER: THE BIRTH OF MODERN TANKER SHIPPING

September 08, 2018

The world’s first successful oil tanker named Zoroaster was designed and built in Sweden by Ludvig Nobel coming from a family of prosperous arm merc...

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1902, BIRTH OF ALASKA OIL DRILLING AT KATALLA

August 05, 2018

Katalla is a ghost town in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska, 76 km southeast of Cordova. It was at the center of the now-aba...

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ROBERT SUGGS: FIRST HELICOPTERS TO OFFSHORE PLATFORMS IN 1949

July 29, 2018

Robert Suggs is recognized as the pioneer of helicopter transportation to offshore platforms. With the emergence of the offshore oil and gas industry...

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MARCH 1992: THE FERGANA VALLEY MASSIVE OIL SPILL

July 28, 2018

The Fergana valley is a valley in Central Asia that spreads across eastern Uzbekistan, southern Kyrgyzstan and northern Tajikistan. Discovered in the ...

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DECEMBER 1965 – SEA GEM MAKES FIRST DISCOVERY IN THE NORTH SEA

July 22, 2018

The self-elevating platform Mr Louie drilled the first well in the North Sea in 1964 followed by Mr Cap and Glomar IV; the operators being Amoseas and...

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NOVEMBER 1989 – SEACREST DRILLSHIP SUNK BY TYPHOON GAY

July 21, 2018

The drillship Seacrest owned by Unocal and operated by Great Eastern was built in 1977 by Far East Levingston in Singapore and had been operating in t...

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