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Woodmac: Offshore CCS Could Give New Lease of Life to U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Nov 03, 2022

Offshore carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects in the US Gulf of Mexico could play an influential role in the country's goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the energy intelligence group Wood Mackenzie said Thursday.According to Woodmac…

Pemex Gets Nod to Develop Once-abandoned Deepwater Gas Field

Nov 01, 2022

Mexico's oil regulator approved on Monday a revamped plan for developing the once-abandoned Lakach deepwater natural gas project, presented by state oil company Pemex, in the first public session chaired by its newly appointed head.The Gulf…

Wintershall Dea Buys Stake in Hokchi Block Offshore Mexico

Oct 25, 2022

German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has agreed to acquire a 37% non-operated participating interest in the Hokchi Block, offshore Mexico, from Hokchi Energy, a subsidiary of  Pan American Energy.Wintershall Dea will have an option to…

U.S. to Hold Gulf of Mexico Drilling Auction in March 2023

Oct 21, 2022

The Biden administration on Thursday said it would hold a Gulf of Mexico drilling auction in March of next year to satisfy a requirement in the government's new climate change law.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will offer all of…

Shearwater GeoServices, WesternGeco in Large U.S. Gulf OBN Project

Oct 20, 2022

Shearwater GeoServices said Thursday it had secured a contract for a large US Gulf of Mexico Ocean Bottom program, Engagement 3, the second project award under the recently announced global agreement with WesternGeco.'The contract secures WesternGeco access for follow-on projects…

U.S. Gulf Operator Books Prosafe's Accommodation Rig

Oct 14, 2022

Prosafe has signed a firm contract with an unnamed major oil and gas company to provide accommodation services using the Safe Concordia semi-submersible rig in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The contract has a firm length of 330 days, with options for up to 6 months…

Mexico's Pemex Has No Record of Reporting Methane Leak from Offshore Oil Field

Oct 07, 2022

Pemex did not inform Mexico's environmental regulator of a methane leak from a key offshore oilfield in December, according to the state oil company's response to a freedom of information request, which confirmed an earlier Reuters report that the regulator had no record of the incident…

DOF Subsea Nets U.S. Gulf of Mexico Work

Sep 30, 2022

Subsea services company DOF Subsea said Friday it had won multiple contracts in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.  The company has received a contract award for the provision of services to 'a major operator' in the Gulf of Mexico, starting in the fourth quarter of 2022…

Subsea 7 Charters Otto Candies, Bordelon Marine Vessels for GOM Ops

Sep 29, 2022

Subsea 7 has signed four long-term vessel charter agreements in the Gulf of Mexico with Otto Candies and Bordelon Marine to boost offshore construction, inspection, maintenance, and repair (IRM), ROV survey, and pipe/umbilical laying support activities…

Hurricane Ian Shuts 157,706 BPD of Oil Output in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Sep 29, 2022

About 157,706 barrels, or 9%, of oil production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico were shut on Wednesday by Hurricane Ian, said offshore regulator Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.Hurricane Ian was lashing Florida's Gulf Coast with powerful winds and drenching rain…

Oil Rises from 9-month Low on U.S. Gulf Supply Cuts, Softer Dollar

Sep 27, 2022

Oil rose more than 1% on Tuesday from a nine-month low a day earlier, supported by supply curbs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of Hurricane Ian and a slight softening in the U.S. dollar.Analyst expectations that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies…

Mexican Regulator Has No Record of Pemex Reporting Methane Leak

Sep 27, 2022

Mexico's environmental regulator has no records of state oil company Pemex reporting a methane leak last December at the country's top oil field, according to the regulator's response to a freedom of information request filed by Reuters.'There…

BP Taps GWIS for Engineering & Construction Services in Gulf of Mexico

Sep 27, 2022

GW Integrated Solutions LLC (GWIS), a consortium of Worley and Grand Isle Shipyard (GIS), has won a contract with BP to provide engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction services to BP-operated offshore assets in the Gulf of Mexico…

Bordelon Marine Secures Charter for Connor Bordelon Vessel

Sep 14, 2022

U.S.-based offshore vessel operator Bordelon Marine has secured a one-year charter with Subsea 7 i-Tech US Inc. for its Connor Bordelon ultra-light intervention vessel.The Jones Act-compliant vessel is mobilized with two Schilling 150 HD Work…

Scientists Who Detected Massive Pemex Methane Leak Say 'No way' They Made a Mistake

Sep 14, 2022

Scientists who detected a massive methane leak at an offshore platform run by Mexico's Pemex said Tuesday there was 'no way' they had made a mistake, roundly rebutting claims by the state oil company that the emissions were smaller and less polluting…

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