ONCE UPON A TIME IN PECHELBRONN A QUIET VILLAGE OF EASTERN FRANCE

August 25, 2019

Pechelbronn a quiet village of the Alsace region in eastern France became the cradle of the sands mining in the country. Sinc...

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GASSI TOUIL: THE DEVIL’S CIGARETTE LIGHTER

July 28, 2019

Gassi Touil is a large natural gas field in the Sahara Desert region of Grand Erg Oriental of Algeria, within the commune of ...

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SEDCO 445 – A DRILLSHIP THAT MADE HISTORY

July 21, 2019

In February 2014 Transocean announced that the Deepwater Navigator was classified for sale after the completion of its drilli...

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THE AMAZING LIFE OF THE DRILLSHIP HUGHES GLOMAR EXPLORER

July 14, 2019

The deepwater drillship Hughes Glomar Explorer was built between 1971 and 1972, by Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock at Chester sh...

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DRILLING ON CADDO LAKE, LOUISIANA, IN THE EARLY 1900s

July 07, 2019

Caddo Lake straddles the state line between northeast Texas and northwest Louisiana and covers approximately 27,000 to 30,000...

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DRILLING ON GRAND LAKE ST MARYS IN 1891

June 30, 2019

Offshore oil drilling began long ago at Ohio’s Grand Lake St Marys. Around 1891, the first submerged oil wells were drilled...

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USS KEARSARGE CONVERTED TO CRANE SHIP No. 1 THE FIRST HEAVY-LIFT SHIP

June 29, 2019

The 1898-built U.S. Navy battleship USS Kearsarge (BB-5) converted to Crane Ship No. 1. opened the way for building the incre...

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REM IVANOVICH VYAKHIREV HERO OF THE USSR

June 23, 2019

Rem Ivanovich Vyakhirev was born on August 23, 1934 in Bolshaya Chernigovka, a rural area of the Kyubishev region now called ...

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SAND OUTER OUTER/BLACK VULTURE WELL HITS OIL AND GAS IN THE NORWEGIAN NORTH SEA

June 18, 2019

Equinor and its partners Ineos E&P and Faroe Petroleum have made an oil and gas discovery in exploration well Snadd Outer...

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