Gulf Of Mexico News


Record High Oil Exports from Big U.S. Offshore Port

Jul 02, 2020

Crude exports from the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) are hitting a record high even as U.S. crude exports have fallen as the coronavirus pandemic has chopped worldwide fuel demand.Oil majors Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc are the main winners from rising LOOP exports…

Subsea 7 Wins "Sizeable" Gulf of Mexico Deal with Unnamed Operator

Jul 02, 2020

Subsea 7 has said it has been awarded a sizeable contract for work in the Gulf of Mexico with an unnamed client.Subsea 7 defines a sizeable contract as being between USD 50 million and USD 150 million.The scope of work includes engineering, procurement…

Gulf of Mexico: LLOG Sanctions Taggart Development

Jun 29, 2020

U.S. Gulf of Mexico operator LLOG has sanctioned the development of its Taggart discovery. The discovery will be developed via tieback to the Williams-owned Devils Tower Spar in Mississippi Canyon 773.The Taggart discovery is located on Mississippi Canyon Block 816 in approximately 5…

Kosmos Energy in $200M Prepayment Deal for Gulf of Mexico Crude

Jun 29, 2020

Oil and gas company Kosmos Energy has into a crude oil prepayment agreement with commodities trader Trafigura for a portion of its production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The prepayment agreement provides up to $200 million of crude oil sales…

Shell Taps Danos for U.S. Gulf of Mexico Workforce

Jun 25, 2020

U.S. oilfield services provider Danos has won a contract with Shell to provide a production workforce across Shell production assets in the Gulf of Mexico.The assets to be covered by the agreement include Appomattox, Auger, Enchilada, Salsa…

Talos Acquires Castex Energy 2005's Gulf of Mexico Assets

Jun 22, 2020

The Gulf of Mexico-focused oil company Talos Energy has acquired assets from affiliates of Castex Energy 2005. Talos said Monday that the acquired assets consisted of 16 properties in which Talos currently holds a working interest, all located in its U…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico: LLOG to Tie Back Taggart Field to Williams' Devils Tower Spar

Jun 17, 2020

U.S. Gulf of Mexico-focused oil company LLOG Exploration Offshore will tie back its Taggart development to midstream operator Williams' Devils Tower Spar offshore platform.Williams said Wednesday it would provide offshore natural gas and oil…

Otto Energy Looking to Appoint Gulf of Mexico Veteran as New CEO

Jun 12, 2020

Oil and gas company Otto Energy has said that Matthew Allen will step down as Chief Executive Officer and from the Board as Managing Director effective immediately by mutual agreement following the completion of his two-year assignment to Houston…

U.S. Offshore Oil Output Down 13% After Storm Cristobal

Jun 12, 2020

Offshore crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated northern Gulf of Mexico was down 13%, or 242,681 barrels per day (bpd), on Thursday, four days after Tropical Storm Cristobal came ashore, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said…

TEMS Inks Two Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Deals

Jun 12, 2020

Aberdeen-based oilfield services company TEMS International focused on improving the performance and compliance of drilling systems has recently secured two contracts in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.The company said Thursday that the contracts…

About 24% U.S. Gulf Offshore Oil Output Shut after Storm

Jun 11, 2020

About 24%, or 435,767 barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production, remain[ed] shut in the offshore U.S.-regulated Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday after Tropical Storm Cristobal, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said…

Aker Solutions' Umbilicals for Murphy's King’s Quay FPS

Jun 10, 2020

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction company Aker Solutions will deliver umbilicals for Murphy's King's Quay offshore project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Aker Solutions said Wednesday that the contract for the delivery of umbilicals was awarded to it by Subsea 7…

Byron Set to Install Platform at Gulf of Mexico Block

Jun 10, 2020

Offshore platform installation works are set to begin at Byron Energy's U.S. Gulf of Mexico operator South Marsh Island 58 G offshore block.Byron said Tuesday that a material barge would arrive at a construction yard near New Iberia, LA to begin load out of the SM58 G platform jacket pilings…

About 31% Oil, 33% Gas Output Shut in U.S. Gulf After Storm

Jun 10, 2020

About 31%, or 575,541 barrels per day (bpd), of offshore crude oil production remain[ed] shut in the U.S.-regulated Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday following the passage of Tropical Storm Cristobal, the U.S. government said.About 33%, or 898.32 million cubic feet a day (cfd)…

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