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Hokchi Terminates Grupo R Jack-Up Rig Deal Early

7 hours ago

Hokchi Energy, a subsidiary of Argentina's Pan American Energy, has terminated the charter of Grupo R's jack-up rig Cantarell III earlier than originally planned.Having arrived from Singapore earlier this year, the newbuild offshore drilling…

Qatar Petroleum Farms into Total's Offshore Blocks in Mexico

May 07, 2020

Qatar's state-owned oil and gas company Qatar Petroleum has signed three farm-in agreements to acquire about 30% of Total’s participating interest in blocks 15, 33 and 34 located in the Campeche Basin, offshore Mexico.Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the Minister of State for Energy Affairs…

Mexico Gives Oil Firms More Time to Get Permits

May 07, 2020

Mexico's oil regulator will extend the time companies have to secure needed permits and plan approvals through the end of this month because of the coronavirus pandemic, it said in a statement on Wednesday.Deadlines will be suspended until at least May 31…

Repsol-led Group Makes Deepwater Oil Discoveries Offshore Mexico

May 05, 2020

A consortium led by Spain's Repsol including Germany's Wintershall DEA and Thailand's PTTEP have discovered two deepwater oil fields in the Gulf of Mexico, the companies said on Monday.Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has slammed…

No Oil at Eni's Ehecatl Prospect Offshore Mexico

May 05, 2020

Eni has not found oil at its Ehecatl-1 exploration well in Block 7, offshore Mexico, Cairn, a partner in the project has said.Cairn said on Tuesday operations had been completed at the Eni-operated Ehecatl-1 exploration well in the Sureste Basin…

PTTEP: Two New Oil Finds Offshore Mexico

May 04, 2020

Thai energy company PTT Exploration and Production Pcl said on Monday its joint venture had made two deep-water oil discoveries in the Salina Basin, offshore Mexico.The Mexican subsidiary of PTTEP, Thailand's largest oil and gas producer, and…

Offshore Accommodation Unit Attacked in Mexico. Crew Member Injured

Apr 16, 2020

Offshore vessel provider Telford Offshore's offshore accommodation and hook-up unit Telford 28 was attacked earlier this week while anchored in Mexico. One crew member was injured.In an email sent to Offshore Engineer, Telford Offshore said…

Mexico: Armed Robbers Board Offshore Vessel, Steal Goods

Apr 15, 2020

A Maersk Supply Service's offshore vessel was a target of an armed robbery in Mexico last weekend.Maersk Supply Service confirmed for Offshore Engineer that the incident occurred on Sunday, April 12 offshore Ciudad Del Carmen, Mexico.Armed robbers boarded Maersk Transporter…

At Least One Worker at Pemex Offshore Platform Infected with Coronavirus

Apr 14, 2020

At least one worker at Mexican state oil company Pemex's Abkatun-A processing center, in shallow waters in the Gulf of Mexico, has been diagnosed with coronavirus, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.At the end of last week…

OPEC+ Oil Pact Hinges on Mexico Joining

Apr 10, 2020

Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Friday that a final OPEC+ oil supply pact to reduce 10 million barrels per day (bpd), which was agreed on Thursday, hinges on Mexico joining in the cuts.OPEC, Russia and other allies, a group known as OPEC+…

BHP Awards Trion Platform Pre-FEED to McDermott, Partners

Mar 30, 2020

U.S. offshore installation and construction company McDermott has been awarded a pre-FEED contract for a floating production unit that will be installed at BHP's Trion deepwater oil field offshore Mexico.McDermott said the contract was a sizeable one…

Magseis Fairfield in Mexico's First Deepwater OBN Survey

Mar 27, 2020

Offshore seismic data acquisition company Magseis Fairfield has secured a deepwater Ocean Bottom Node project offshore Mexico.According to Oslo-listed Magseis Fairfield, work is scheduled to start in the third quarter of 2020 and will take approximately 60 days…

Talos: Cost Cuts to Allow for Cashflow Generation in Mid-$20s a Barrel

Mar 23, 2020

Talos Energy, a U.S. oil company focused on the U.S. and the Mexican side of the Gulf of Mexico, has announced further cost cuts, inclusive of $170.0 million of reductions in capital, operating and G&A expenses. The company said Monday it would…

Sapura Installs Hokchi Satellite Platform in Mexico

Mar 13, 2020

Malaysia’s Sapura Energy has completed the installation of a satellite platform topside offshore Mexico, as part of Hokchi Energy's Hokchi field development.In a post on social media on Friday, Sapura Energy said it successfully lifted and set down the Hokchi Satellite Platform topside…

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