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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…

Gulf Island Receives Multiple Subsea Fabrication Awards

Nov 29, 2023

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. has been awarded multiple subsea fabrication projects from a leading integrated subsea engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) company.The projects consist of procurement, fabrication, coating…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Shuts in Around 3% of Daily Output

Nov 23, 2023

Around 61,165 barrels of daily oil output from at least six producers, making up about 3% of crude oil production in the Gulf of Mexico, has been shut in by Third Coast Infrastructure's underwater pipeline leak, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday…

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Impacting Several Producers

Nov 22, 2023

U.S. officials said on Tuesday that seven energy companies have been impacted by an oil discharge near Main Pass Oil Gathering Co's (MPOG) pipeline system in the Gulf of Mexico that is estimated to have released more than a million gallons of crude oil…

U.S. Coast Guard Responds to Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Nov 20, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard was leading an oil spill clean-up in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, partnering with local and federal agencies and companies after a Main Pass Oil Gathering Co (MPOG) underwater pipeline began leaking.The crude oil pipeline…

Australia's Karoon Energy to Buy Stakes in U.S. Offshore Fields for $720M

Nov 17, 2023

Karoon Energy announced deals worth $720 million on Thursday to buy stakes in certain offshore oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico from U.S.-based LLOG Exploration, in a move to diversify operations beyond Brazil and Australia.The oil and…

Energy Transfer, TotalEnergies Pen Deal for Crude Oil Offtake from Blue Marlin Offshore Port

Nov 16, 2023

Energy Transfer LP has entered into a non-binding Heads of Agreement (HOA) with TotalEnergies related to term crude oil offtake from its proposed Blue Marlin Offshore Port for 4 million barrels per month. The HOA is subject to the negotiation…

Talos and Repsol Team Up for Seismic Reprocessing Project in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Nov 10, 2023

U.S.-based oil and gas firm Talos has entered into a 50/50 partnership with the Spanish oil company Repsol to conduct a seismic reprocessing project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Talos said this week that the project would cover approximately 400…

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