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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…

U.S. Gov't Proposes First-ever Offshore Wind Lease Sale in Gulf of Mexico

Feb 22, 2023

The U.S. administration on Wednesday proposed the first-ever offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico, as part of the government's plan to spur offshore wind deployment beyond the East Coast.The proposed sale is part of the leasing path announced…

Williams Strikes Oil and Gas Gathering Deals with Oil Major Chevron

Feb 17, 2023

Natural gas processing and transportation firm Williams Cos Inc said on Friday it executed deals with oil major Chevron Corp's unit to support natural gas development in the Haynesville basin as well as the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Williams…

100,000 barrels per day: Shell Starts Production from Vito Offshore Platform in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Feb 16, 2023

Oil major Shell has started production from its Vito offshore platform in the US Gulf of Mexico (GoM). 'With an estimated peak production of 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, Vito is the company's first deep-water platform in the GoM to employ a simplified…

Talos Energy Completes EnVen Acquisition

Feb 13, 2023

Talos Energy Inc., a U.S.-based offshore oil and gas producer, has completed its previously announced acquisition of EnVen Energy Corporation ('EnVen'). Talos, which owns oilfields in both the U.S. side and the Mexican side of the Gulf of Mexico…

Louisiana Slams EPA over Lack of Urgency on Carbon Reduction Project Approvals

Feb 13, 2023

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is moving too slowly to allow states to permit and oversee carbon-reduction projects, according to Louisiana's governor, slowing millions of dollars in investments designed to tackle greenhouse gas reduction…

Stena Drilling Drillship Secures More Work with BP

Feb 07, 2023

Oil major BP has awarded a contract extension to Stena Drilling for the use of the Stena IceMAX drillship. Stena Drilling said Tuesday that, under the extension, the rig would move to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, in direct continuation of the initial one-well…

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