Gulf Of Mexico News


Worley Lands Total's North Platte FPU FEED

Jan 23, 2020

French oil major Total has awarded Worley a FEED contract for the North Platte field development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The offshore oilfield project, which marks the return by Total to the GoM as the operator, will be developed using a semi-submersible floating production unit…

Bad Weather Delays Byron GoM Well

Jan 21, 2020

Byron Energy will put off a planned drilling operation in the Gulf of Mexico, as bad weather has hampered the rig move.Providing update on its planned South Marsh Island F4 well, Byron said Tuesday it had been advised by the drilling contractor…

Valaris New Contracts Touch $285Mln

Nov 26, 2019

Valaris, the provider of offshore drilling services across all water depths and geographies,  announced new contracts and contract extensions, with associated revenue backlog of approximately $285 million.The United Kingdom-based offshore drilling contractor…

U.S. Needs to Revive Shallow-Water GoM E&P

Nov 24, 2019

The US should define the Gulf of Mexico Shallow Water Province as a distinct entity to avoid stranding more than $20 billion of its oil and gas resource, said a new research.According to a research from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental…

GoM Oil Output Set for Record Year

Nov 24, 2019

The U.S. Gulf of Mexico is positioned for another year of record oil production in 2020, despite massive cuts in investment.According to Rystad Energy, most of this growth coming from deep water projects.“2020 is expected to be another record year with average production above 1…

DOF Subsea Bags Trinidad, GOM Contracts

Nov 10, 2019

Norwegean subsea operating company DOF Subsea announced that it has won multiple contracts for projects in Trinidad and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GOM).The offshore services firm did not disclose the names of its clients.Skandi Neptune has been…

BOEM Announces New GoM Lease Sale

Oct 07, 2019

The US Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to offer about 78 million acres in a region-wide Gulf of Mexico lease sale scheduled for March 2020.Lease Sale 254, which would include all unleased areas in…

Otto Takes Control of Gulf of Mexico License

May 09, 2019

Otto Energy now owns 100% interest in the VR 232 license in the shallow water US Gulf of Mexico after acquiring the remaining 50% working interest Byron Energy.VR 232 is adjacent to Otto’s 50% owned South Marsh Island Block 71 oil field and production platform…

Talos Spuds Bulleit in US Gulf of Mexico

May 07, 2019

Talos Energy has started drilling the Bulleit appraisal well in Green Canyon Block 21 in the US Gulf of Mexico, says partner Otto Energy. The well is being drilled from the Noble Don Taylor drillship. The Bulleit prospect sits in approximately 1…

Repsol, LLOG to Partner on Deepwater US Gulf Developments

May 01, 2019

The U.S.-based exploration and production company LLOG Exploration Offshore and  Spanish oil company Repsol announced the signing of an Asset Exchange and Joint Participation Agreement in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.The agreement provides for…

Danos Wins Shell Contract

Nov 05, 2018

Oilfield services provider Danos announced Monday that Shell Exploration and Production Company, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has awarded a contract to for the coatings maintenance campaign for the Ursa tension leg platform (TLP).…

Subsea 7, OneSubsea Bag Gulf of Mexico Contract

Oct 03, 2018

Offshore oil services firm Subsea 7 has announced the award of a sizeable contract by Fieldwood Energy to Subsea Integration Alliance, a global partnership between Subsea 7 and OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company.The award is for the deepwater…

Stone hits pay at Mt. Providence

Jan 10, 2018

US-based Stone Energy hit oil at its 100%-owned Mt. Providence development well in Mississippi Canyon block 28, in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico. The Mt. Providence well (also known as MC 28 #4) hit approximately 153ft of high quality…

Collaborative contracting

Jan 10, 2018

Audrey Leon looks at how BP’s new approach to working with its suppliers have led to quicker project start-up (First published in OE January 2018, view the full issue here). The Juniper platform offshore Trinidad and Tobago…

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