Gulf Of Mexico News


Beacon Offshore Makes FID for Winterfell Discovery in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 15, 2024

Beacon Offshore Energy has announced that several of its subsidiaries have taken final investment decision (FID) to develop the Winterfell discovery in the Gulf of Mexico, with the first oil expected in the second quart of 2024.The Winterfell discovery…

Valaris Nets Over $1B in Rig Contract Awards and Extensions

Jan 10, 2024

Offshore drilling company Valaris has secured approximately $1.14 billion in new contracts and contract extensions for its drillships and jack-up rigs across the Americas, Europe and Australia.The $1.14 billion worth contracts were awarded in the last two months of 2023…

Wood Secures Trion FPU Topsides Job

Jan 08, 2024

UK engineering company Wood has secured a contract from HD Hyundai Heavy Industries for detailed engineering of the topsides facilities on Woodside Energy's Trion floating production unit (FPU) in the Gulf of Mexico.When complete, Trion will have a production capacity of 100…

Noble Valiant Finds More Work in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 08, 2024

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has secured contract extension for its Noble Valiant drillship in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.LLOG Deepwater Development Company and LLOG Exploration Offshore have exercised an option to extend the…

Danos Secures Work for BP in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 05, 2024

Oilfield services company Danos has secured a contract with BP to renew its comprehensive drilling logistical services for its Gulf of Mexico assets.Danos will oversee the coordination of materials and personnel to and from multiple BP locations…

Tracerco Wins Oil and Gas Inspection Contract in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 04, 2024

Tracerco has secured a million-dollar contract in the Gulf of Mexico which will see the business deploy its inspection technology across multiple oil and gas platforms.Under the contract, Tracerco will deploy its pipeline inspection technology…

Karoon Concludes $720M Acquisition of Stakes in US Oil and Gas Fields

Jan 04, 2024

Australia's Karoon Energy has completed the acquisition of interests from LLOG Exploration Offshore and LLOG Omega Holdings for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas fields.The acquisition includes a 30% working interest in the Who Dat and Dome Patrol oil and gas fields and associated infrastructure…

Talos Starts Production from Two Wells in Gulf of Mexico

Jan 03, 2024

U.S. oil and gas company Talos Energy has started oil and gas production at Lime Rock and Venice discoveries, located near its Ram Powell platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The Lime Rock and Venice wells were brought safely online in late December…

Seatrium Gets Shell’s Contract for Sparta Floating Production Unit

Jan 02, 2024

Seatrium has been awarded a contract by Shell to construct and integrate the hull, topsides and living quarters of the Sparta semi-submersible floating production unit (FPU).The contract includes the installation of Shell-furnished equipment…

Woodside Hires Shore Base Hand for Trion Oil and Gas Project

Dec 20, 2023

Australian oil and gas major Woodside has awarded a major contract to Mexican company Eseasa Offshore for the supply of shore base facilities and services in support of the the Trion oil and gas project offshore Mexico.Eseasa will provide a…

US to Hold Gulf of Mexico Oil Auction After String of Delays

Dec 20, 2023

The Biden administration on Wednesday will hold an auction of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico following several delays due to litigation over the drilling industry's impact on an endangered species of whale.The sale will likely be the…

Shell Makes FID for Sparta Development in Gulf of Mexico

Dec 20, 2023

Shell Offshore, a U.S. subsidiary of Shell, has reached the Final Investment Decision (FID) for Sparta, a deepwater development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Owned by Shell Offshore (51% operator) and Equinor Gulf of Mexico (49%), Sparta is expected to reach a peak production of approximately 90…

Grupo Carso Acquires 50% of Ichalkil & Pokoch Oil Fields

Dec 18, 2023

Mexico's Grupo Carso reached an agreement to indirectly purchase for $530 million a 50% stake in the offshore, shallow water Ichalkil and Pokoch oil fields, according to a company filing published on Monday.The fields, located offshore from the Mexican state of Campeche in the Gulf of Mexico…

TGS Secures OBN Data Acquisition Job in the Gulf of Mexico

Dec 18, 2023

Offshore seismic data firm TGS has been awarded an Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) data acquisition contract in the Gulf of Mexico.The project's acquisition will start in the first quarter of 2024.The contract will cover two-month proprietary OBN data acquisition work…

Shell to Boost Production at Perdido's Oil Project

Dec 12, 2023

Shell on Tuesday said it has made a final investment decision (FID) to boost production at the Perdido oil project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, starting in April 2025.The company, which operates the platform, said it will add three wells that are expected to produce up to 22…

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