Work barge goes aground in Beaufort Sea
Stricken vessel Stryker, working for Pioneer Natural Resources, buckles with stern touching bottom; light sheen seen in ice-free seas
For Petroleum News
A self-propelled barge working for Pioneer Natural Resources Co. in the Beaufort Sea partially sank Sept. 14, prompting a considerable effort to prevent a fuel spill and save the vessel.
The vessel, named the Stryker, experienced a “structural failure” while traveling between Pioneer’s Oooguruk oil....
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