Gulf Of Mexico News


Inmarsat's LTE Network to Cover Gulf of Mexico Offshore Vessels

Sep 24, 2020

Global mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat plans to extend its Fleet LTE coverage for offshore service vessels to the Gulf of Mexico.Inmarsat said that the decision to expand in the Gulf of Mexico followed successful trials with V…

SeaBird Exploration Wins Seismic Work in Gulf of Mexico

Sep 22, 2020

Oslo-listed seismic surveyor SeaBird Exploration has said it has secured a new contract in the Gulf of Mexico.SeaBird said Monday it had received a letter of award for an Ocean Bottom Node source contract in the Gulf of Mexico. The company did…

Magseis Fairfield Bags Gulf of Mexico OBN Contract

Sep 21, 2020

Oslo-listed provider of ocean bottom node survey services Magseis Fairfield has secured an OBN survey contract in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with an unnamed client.Magseis Fairfield said Monday the contract 'with a repeat customer' was for a deepwater…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Firms Tally Hurricane Damages, Begin Restarts

Sep 18, 2020

Storm-tossed U.S. offshore energy producers and exporters began clearing debris on Thursday from Hurricane Sally and booting up idle Gulf of Mexico operations after hunkering down for five days.The storm toppled trees, flooded streets, and left about 570…

Oil Prices Fall on Demand Worries, Expected Restart of U.S. Gulf Platforms after Hurricane

Sep 17, 2020

Oil prices fell on Thursday, after rising steeply in the two previous sessions, as concerns about weak fuel demand re-emerged and producers in the Gulf of Mexico prepared to resume output following Hurricane Sally.Brent crude futures fell 67 cents…

Hurricane Sally: More Than a Quarter of U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Production Shut

Sep 16, 2020

Hurricane Sally crawled offshore along the U.S. Gulf Coast on Wednesday, moving away from oil fields while soaking the region with heavy rains that could damp fuel demand in the U.S. southeast.The hurricane has shut more than a quarter of U…

Hurricane Sally Shuts More Than a Fifth of U.S. Offshore Oil Output

Sep 15, 2020

More than a fifth of U.S. offshore oil production was shut and key exporting ports were closed on Tuesday ahead of Hurricane Sally's landfall on the U.S. Gulf Coast, the second significant hurricane to shutter oil and gas activity over the last month…

Louisiana Offshore Oil Port Suspends Tanker Loading Due to Storm

Sep 14, 2020

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) suspended tanker offloading at its offshore marine terminal on Sunday because of Tropical Storm Sally, the company said in a statement posted on-line.The LOOP is the nation's only oil port able to receive the largest crude oil tankers…

Oil Firms Halt Output as U.S. Gulf Coast Braces for Hurricane

Sep 14, 2020

Offshore platforms and one refinery along the U.S. Gulf Coast shut down on Sunday as they prepared for a second hurricane strike in less than a month.Phillips 66 began shutting its 255,600 barrel-per-day (bpd) Alliance, Louisiana, refinery as…

Chevron Shuts Two Gulf of Mexico Platforms ahead of Storm

Sep 14, 2020

Chevron Corp shut the Blind Faith and Petronius offshore production platforms on Sunday in the Gulf of Mexico in preparation for Tropical Storm Sally, the company said in an online statement.'In preparation for the storm, we have evacuated all…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Pipeline Won't Resume Full Output Before Oct.1, Operator Says

Sep 11, 2020

A U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil pipeline owned by Genesis Energy LP is not expected to be fully restored before Oct. 1, the company said on Thursday, after destructive storms tore through the coastal region late last month.Houston-based Genesis…

Morrison Lays Gulf of Mexico Pipelines for Byron

Sep 11, 2020

Offshore energy services firm Morrison has informed that it has recently completed the installation of Byron Energy's South Marsh Island Blocks 58 & 59 oil and gas sales pipelines.For Morrison, the completion of the project marked more than 5…

Talos Says Its Gulf of Mexico Acreage Unaffected by Trump's Order

Sep 09, 2020

Gulf of Mexico operator Talos Energy has clarified that its business will in no way be affected by President Trump's executive order extending moratorium on oil and gas operations in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic.The U…

Trump to Extend Drilling Ban off Florida, Expand it to Two More States

Sep 08, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to extend a ban until 2032 on offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico off Florida as he seeks to win support in the state ahead of the Nov. 3 election.The executive order, which…

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