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  • Cyber attack on Saudi chemical plant could have caused explosion

    19 March 2018

    A cyber attack against a petrochemical company in Saudi Arabia could have caused serious physical damage, according to news reports. The attack, which was detected last August, appears to have been designed to shut down safety controllers, which could have caused an explosion at the plant. In the event, the attack failed due to a flaw in the coding of the malware....

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  • Iranian oil tanker on fire in East China Sea - 32 crew missing

    09 January 2018

    On January 9, the stricken Iranian tanker Sanchi was still ablaze some 160 nautical miles off China’s coast near Shanghai three days after fire broke out on the vessel after a collision with a grain carrier. Strong winds, high waves and toxic gases are hindering dozens of rescue boats struggling to douse the flames and locate its missing crew. ...

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  • Malware targeting SIS industrial safety systems identified

    20 December 2017

    Cybersecurity specialist FireEye has given details of a cyber attack at a critical infrastructure organisation where the attacker deployed malware designed to manipulate industrial safety systems. The targeted systems provided emergency shutdown capability for industrial processes. The company said the attacker could be developing the capability to cause physical damage and shut down operations....

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  • Turkish textile factory explosion kills five, wounds 16

    09 November 2017

    A blast at a textile factory in northwestern Turkey killed five people and wounded 16 others on November 10, according to the country’s Ministry of Labour. The force of the explosion in the paint shop of the factory, in the Gursu district of the northwestern Bursa province, caused the roof to collapse and left extensive damage to nearby vehicles....

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  • ADIPEC 2017 Expected to See Increased Business for Offshore & Marine Services

    06 November 2017

    The Offshore and Marine industry is expected to see increased business at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), with analysts predicting modest increases in spending for maintenance and production in the oil sector, and significant investment expected for new offshore natural gas projects in the Eastern Mediterranean....

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Seven killed in Iranian refinery fire 30 October 2017

The death toll from a fire at Tehran Oil Refinery rose to seven after one of those injured in the incident died in hospital, according to the Iranian Tasnim news agency. The fire, which broke out on October 27 was initially reported to have killed six people and critically injured two. One of the latter succumbed to his injuries on October 28. ...

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Turkey arrests four over fatal explosion at Tupras refinery 16 October 2017

Turkish authorities have arrested four people over the October 11 explosion at the Tupras refinery in Izmir province which killed four workers, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. A further three have been released on probation. The report gave no details of what charges the four may face....

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ADIPEC confirms expanded programme for world’s largest oil and gas technical conference 29 September 2017

Organisers of the annual Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), hosted by ADNOC, have confirmed the event’s technical conference, already the world’s largest for oil and gas professionals, will see a significant increase in scope for 2017 to include the downstream industry for the first time....

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One dead, 3 injured in explosion at Kurdish steel plant 28 September 2017

An explosion at the Sulaimani Steel Factory in Bazian, Kurdistan, northern Iraq, has killed one Nepali worker and wounded three others. The inured Nepalis were rushed to hospital, according to a local police source....

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Israel gas supply affected by closure of Tamar offshore field after leak 25 September 2017

Israel's natural gas supply was interrupted from September 22 after a leak was detected on the Tamar platform causing all production from the field to be shut down. Tamar, 20 kilometres off the coast of Ashkelon, began production in 2013 and is Israel's primary source of natural gas, as well as supplying gas exports to Jordan. So far it has produced more than 1 trillion cubic feet....

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