DNV GL has classed the world’s largest semi-submersible drilling rig, Ocean Greatwhite.
BP has extended contracts for 14 OSVs from Topaz Energy and Marine operating in Caspian Sea.
K Line and Chandris' joint venture has entered into time charter contracts with BP for two newbuild LNG carriers.
The oil company BP took a big step towards delineating the full extent of settlements and penalties, stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon accident, in the U. Gulf. Recently, the oil giant agreed a deal, aggregating $18.7bn with the US Federal government for penalties under the Clean Water Act and with five affected states in the US Gulf.
A recent court ruling against BP for its part in the Macondo incident is bound to hold great significance for offshore contractors, delegates at SMM's Offshore Dialogue heard this afternoon.