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Helix Energy Solutions Group has been awarded its first contract for a new 15,000psi intervention riser system (IRS). The 35-day…
Monday, 02 October 2017 15:09

Simonelli elected as BHGE chairman

Baker Hughes, a GE company  announced that its board of directors has elected BHGE President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lorenzo…
Sunday, 01 October 2017 00:00

Deep sea mining

Deep sea minerals have been seen as a potential new source for in demand metals and rare earth elements. Offshore…
Published in OE: 2017 / October
Sunday, 01 October 2017 00:00

Still in the game

Is deepwater still relevant? Shell thinks so, from optimizing its existing production to new projects. But when will the tap…
Published in OE: 2017 / October
Sunday, 01 October 2017 00:00

Putting the IoT in drilling

The Internet of Things could help transform drilling rig technology, but it isn’t a panacea, warns a Transocean official. Karen…
Published in OE: 2017 / October
Friday, 29 September 2017 09:56

Mexico reveals Round 3

Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) has issued a call for bids for the country’s Round 3, consisting of 35 shallow…
Thursday, 28 September 2017 08:53

Chevron names new CEO

Michael K. Wirth has been named to take the lead at US supermajor Chevron, following the decision of the current…
A healthy geophysical industry will be needed to enable exploration and production (E&P) companies to find not only unconventional hydrocarbons,…
Monday, 25 September 2017 23:28

Mexico signs contracts from Round 2.1

Mexico has signed 10 exploration and extraction contracts with bid round winners from this June's shallow water Round 2.1. Companies…
Monday, 25 September 2017 07:55

CGG starts Alaminos Canyon survey in GoM

CGG announced the start of acquisition of its first Complementary Wide-Azimuth (CWAz) survey, known as AC CWAz, a BroadSeis 3D…
Friday, 22 September 2017 10:12

Advisory firm recommends Ensco, Atwood merger

Advisory firm Glass Lewis has recommended that Ensco plc shareholders vote “FOR” the US$839 million proposed all-stock transaction with Atwood…
Thursday, 21 September 2017 11:06

LQT completes two single lift projects

LQT Industries has completed the construction and outfitting of two single lift accommodations projects for two oil and gas companies.…
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 15:36

Discoverer Clear Leader axed by Chevron

Chevron has opted to terminate the drilling contract for Transocean's ultra-deepwater drillship (UDW) Discoverer Clear Leader, effective November 2017, prior…
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 17:16

Power restored at Thunder Horse

Power has been restored to BP’s Thunder Horse production platform in the US Gulf of Mexico. Thunder Horse. Image from…
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 04:13

Pemex in Nobilis-Maximino deepwater farmout

Mexico's Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) is seeking a partner for its Nobilis-Maximino deepwater area in the Gulf of Mexico, following the…