Gulf Of Mexico News

U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Crew Member from Allseas' Pipelayer in Gulf of Mexico

Apr 24, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday it had evacuated a crew member from motor vessel Solitaire approximately 15 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Coast Guard Eighth District and Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command center watchstanders received a report at approximately 10 p…

Saipem's 7th-gen Drillship Santorini Secures Two-year Extension with Eni

Apr 19, 2023

Italian oil company Eni has extended the contract for Saipem's 7th-generation Santorini drillship for two years, starting in August 2023.According to Saipem, the extension is worth approximately 280 million dollars. 'To this amount will be added…

LLOG Taps InterMoor to Fabricate 12 Mooring Piles for Salamanca FPS in the Gulf of Mexico

Apr 18, 2023

Acteon's InterMoor has secured a contract to fabricate 12 mooring piles to support oil firm LLOG in the permanent mooring of the Salamanca Floating Production System in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.LLOG previously awarded the design of the 80’ long and 16’ OD piles…

VIDEO: BP's First New Platform in U.S. Gulf of Mexico Since 2008 Starts Production

Apr 13, 2023

Oil major BP has started oil production at its Argos offshore platform in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico.With a gross production capacity of up to 140,000 barrels of oil per day, Argos is BP’s fifth platform in the Gulf of Mexico and the…

W&T Offshore's CFO Yang to Step Down in May

Apr 06, 2023

U.S. Gulf of Mexico-focused oil company W&T Offshore said Thursday that Janet Yang, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, would leave the company on May 11, 2023, following the release of the company’s first-quarter earnings…

U.S. Crude Production Rose in January to Highest Since March 2020

Apr 03, 2023

U.S. field production of crude oil rose in January to 12.46 million barrels per day (bpd), the highest since March 2020, Energy Information Administration (EIA) data showed on Friday.Among the top oil producing states, monthly output in Texas rose 1…

Big Oil Splits Over Production vs Carbon Storage in Gulf of Mexico Auction

Mar 30, 2023

Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday bid for offshore blocks to store carbon dioxide underground during a government oil and gas lease sale in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, while rivals Chevron Corp and BP Plc targeted areas for production.The largest U…

Pemex, Talos File Development Plan for Major Oil Project Offshore Mexico

Mar 24, 2023

Mexico's state-owned Pemex and a consortium led by U.S.-based Talos Energy submitted a development plan for a major offshore oil field to regulators on Thursday, in the latest step in a years-long saga over the potentially lucrative discovery…

Coast Guard Helicopter Airlifts Injured Worker from BP's Atlantis Platform

Mar 20, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old man from BP's Atlantis offshore platform Friday, about 130 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 5:40 p.m. from a medic…

Shell Greenlights Development of Dover Offshore Oil Field in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Mar 15, 2023

Oil major Shell has sanctioned the development of the Dover offshore oil field in the Gulf of Mexico.Shell plans to develop the Dover project as a subsea tieback to the Shell-operated Appomattox offshore production platform, with two production wells produced through a 17…

Seadrill's Ultra-deepwater Drillship to Remain Busy in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Mar 08, 2023

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill said Tuesday it had secured a contract extension for its West Neptune drillship.The extension, about six months long, is with the U.S. Gulf of Mexico-focused oil company LLOG Exploration Offshore.The contract extension for the 228-meter-long…

Woodside on Track for Decision on Deepwater Trion Field in Mexico in 2023

Mar 08, 2023

Australia's Woodside Energy is on track to make a final investment decision this year on the Trion offshore oil project, which would inaugurate production in the deep waters of the country's Gulf of Mexico.[BHP Petroleum, now part of Woodside] partnered in 2017 with state-oil company Pemex…

Chevron, Talos Energy Triple Size of Planned Texas Carbon Hub

Mar 07, 2023

Oil producers Chevron Corp and Talos Energy Inc on Monday said they have tripled the size of a proposed carbon capture and storage hub for the Gulf Coast.Their joint venture, which includes Carbonvert Inc, plans to collect and bury greenhouse gases from clients in the petrochemical…

New Fortress Plans to Start Producing from FLNG Unit Off Mexico in July

Mar 02, 2023

U.S. company New Fortress Energy said on Tuesday it planned to finish building its first Fast LNG unit in May before moving the plant to offshore Altamira in Mexico in June and producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) there in July.'We're less…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale Set for March

Feb 24, 2023

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) said Friday that it would hold an oil and gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico in March 2023.The Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale 259 will offer approximately 13,600 blocks on 73.3 million acres in the Western…

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