Gulf Of Mexico News


Promethean Energy Kicks Off Decommissioning Works of Orphan Wells in Gulf of Mexico

May 08, 2024

Promethean Energy, an oil and gas company focused on stewarding mature assets, has started work on the temporary abandonment of nine orphan wells in the Matagorda Island lease area in the Gulf of Mexico on behalf of the U.S. Federal government…

Subsea7 Secures Work with Talos Energy in Gulf of Mexico

Apr 12, 2024

Offshore services firm Subsea7 has secured a ‘sizeable’ contract with U.S. oil and gas company Talos Energy for its Sunspear development in the Gulf of Mexico.The project involves the subsea tie back of one production well at Sunspear to the Prince platform…

LLOG Approves Who Dat East and South Drilling Campaign in Gulf of Mexico

Apr 09, 2024

Oil company LLOG has approved the drilling of Who Dat East and Who Dat South appraisal and exploration wells in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Who Dat East lies approximately 27 kilometers east of the Who Dat Floating Production System (FPS).The Who Dat East well…

Scana’s Seasystems Picks Up Multi-Million-Dollar FPSO Contract in Gulf of Mexico

Apr 04, 2024

Scana-owned Seasystems has been awarded a contract for the delivery of a turret structural connector system for a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit in the Gulf of Mexico.The ‘sizeable contract’, worth between $1.8 million to $4…

Transocean’s Drillship to Stay in Gulf of Mexico Under $195M Contract Extension

Apr 02, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has secured a contract extension for its Deepwater Asgard drillship with Hess Corporation for operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The 365-day contract extension for Deepwater Asgard is valued at $195 million…

Second Offshore Wind Sale Proposed for Gulf of Mexico

Mar 21, 2024

The U.S. Department of the Interior has unveiled proposal for a second offshore wind energy auction in the Gulf of Mexico, which would cover four areas offshore Louisiana and Texas.Totaling 410,060 acres, the next Gulf of Mexico offshore wind…

Woodside Hires Subsea 7 for Trion Subsea Installation Services Offshore Mexico

Mar 14, 2024

Australia's top oil and gas company Woodside Energy has awarded a contract to Subsea 7 for subsea installation services for the Trion development offshore Mexico.Subsea 7 described the contract as large, which means its value ranges between $300 million and $500 million…

LLOG Taps ABL for Marine Warranty Services at Salamanca Project in Gulf of Mexico

Mar 12, 2024

Energy and marine consultancy ABL has been awarded a contract by LLOG Exploration to provide marine warranty survey (MWS) services for the subsea development of the Salamanca project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The Salamanca development project…

Talos Concludes Acquisition of QuarterNorth Energy and Its Deepwater Oil Assets

Mar 05, 2024

Talos Energy has completed the acquisition of QuarterNorth Energy, a U.S. Gulf of Mexico exploration and production company with ownership in several prolific offshore fields.After completing the acquisition, Talos has approximately 183.0 million shares of common stock outstanding…

Helix Secures Five-Year Decommissioning Contract in Gulf of Mexico

Feb 29, 2024

U.S.-based oil and gas services firm Helix Energy Solutions has signed a five-year agreement with oil and gas company Talos Energy for decommissioning services in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Helix Energy Solutions will provide decommissioning services for offshore wells and infrastructure…

US Supplier to Provide Subsea Wellhead Systems for Woodside’s Trion

Feb 23, 2024

U.S. offshore energy industry equipment maker Dril-Quip has been selected to supply the subsea wellhead systems for the Woodside Energy's Trion development offshore Mexico.The Trion project, a greenfield deepwater development, includes 24 wells across two phases…

Shell Starts Oil Production from Deepwater Project in Gulf of Mexico

Feb 23, 2024

Shell Offshore, a subsidiary of UK-based energy major Shell, has started production at Rydberg, a subsea tie-back to its Appomattox production hub in the Gulf of Mexico.With an estimated peak production of 16,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d)…

TechnipFMC to Supply Subsea Systems for Shell’s Sparta Development

Feb 16, 2024

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has been awarded a ‘substantial contract’ by Shell for the supply of subsea production systems for Sparta development in the Gulf of Mexico.This will be the first integrated engineering, procurement, construction…

Transocean Collects $326M in New Drilling Rig Deals

Feb 15, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has secured contracts for three of its drilling rigs – semi-submersible Transocean Barents and drillships Deepwater Skyros and Deepwater Invictus – worth approximately $326 million.In its quarterly fleet status report…

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