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05.06.2014 Vietnam says China attacking ships near oil rig

Vietnam says Chinese ships protecting a controversial oil rig in the South China Sea continue to attack Vietnamese ships on a daily basis, the Voice of America reported on June 4.

12.05.2014 Three killed in crash of chopper bound for Lukoil rig off Ghana's coast

A service helicopter carrying workers to an oil rig off the coast of Ghana operated by Russia's Lukoil crashed into the ocean on May 8, killing at least three people, a military spokesman said, Reuters has reported.

12.05.2014 China says Vietnam harasses oil rig

Beijing demanded on May 8 that Hanoi cease its harassing actions against a Chinese oil rig in waters off an island in the South China Sea and called for dialogue to end the conflict, China Daily reported on May 9.