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VIDEO: U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Offshore Oil Platform Crewmember

Jun 12, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard  said Sunday it had medevaced an oil platform crewmember 23 miles southwest of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, Saturday.Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 4:19 a.m. of a 33-year-old crewmember…

Island Offshore Bags Offshore Mooring Work in Mediterranean Sea, Gulf of Mexico

Jun 09, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Island Offshore has recently secured work for its Island Victory vessel, which will install a mooring spread for an FSRU (Floating Storage Regasification Unit) for an undisclosed client. The contract kicks in the autumn of 2023 and has a duration of  90-120 days…

Enterprise Products Partners' Offshore Oil Export Terminal to Open by Early 2027

Jun 09, 2023

Enterprise Products Partners' Sea Port crude oil export terminal off the coast of Texas could begin operations between the second half of 2026 and early 2027, the pipeline operator's co-CEO said on Thursday. The terminal, planned for about 30 miles (48 km) off the coast of Texas…

TGS, SLB in U.S. Gulf of Mexico OBN Survey

Jun 08, 2023

Norway-based seismic data firm TGS in a strategic collaboration with oilfield services firm SLB on Thursday announced the start of the Engagement 4 Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) multi-client acquisition in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.According to TGS…

DeepOcean Bags Post-Lay Trenching Works Offshore Mexico

Jun 05, 2023

Offshore services company DeepOcean has won a contract to provide post-lay trenching works on 30 kilometers of pipeline offshore Mexico. DeepOcean will execute the post-lay trenching works from the M/S Volantis subsea construction vessel, which is equipped DeepOcean’s high powered jet trencher UT-1…

Plans Announced for LNG Export Facility in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Jun 01, 2023

Grand Isle LNG is proposing to build an LNG export facility, thirteen miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana, in Plaquemines Parish, promising significant economic benefits to the region.The proposed deepwater port is a platform-based modular design…

Mexican Tycoon Slim Buys Stake in Zama Offshore Oil Field from Talos

May 26, 2023

A unit of Mexico's Grupo Carso, controlled by the family of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, said on Thursday it has purchased a minority stake in Talos Energy Mexico for $124.75 million to obtain a portion of the offshore Zama oil project.The acquisition needs approval of Mexican regulators…

TechnipFMC to Supply Subsea Systems for Shell's U.S. Gulf of Mexico Project

May 26, 2023

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC said Thursday it had secured an integrated engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract with the oil giant Shell for its Dover development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. TechnipFMC said the contract was 'significant' in value…

U.S. Coast Guard Saves Three Boaters Stranded on Offshore Oil Platform

May 22, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday it had rescued three boaters from an offshore oil platform after their vessel sank near Freeport, Texas, Sunday.'Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report at approximately 3 a.m. from…

BSEE Warns on Modification of Tools after Offshore Worker Injured

May 17, 2023

The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has released Safety Alert 463: Adaptation and Modification of Tool Results in Injury.The alert describes how a worker was recently injured while attempting to install a hydraulic line…

Report: US Gulf of Mexico Oil Production Leads on GHG Intensity

May 16, 2023

The US National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has released a study on global oil production emissions that finds that the greenhouse gas intensity of US oil production, particularly in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, is significantly lower than most other regions around the world…

BP Ventures Back into Offshore Oil Frontiers to Boost Output

May 10, 2023

BP is ramping up oil exploration and drilling activity in frontier prospects as the energy giant tries to stem a decline in its oil and gas output after years of focusing on a shift to renewables to cut carbon emissions. The move comes as companies…

Mexico's Pemex Quarterly Profit Nearly Halves as Sales, Revenues Fall

May 04, 2023

Mexican national oil company Pemex said on Wednesday its net profit almost halved in the first quarter to $3.15 billion, as weaker sales outweighed lower costs and currency gains from a stronger peso.In a securities filing, Pemex said profit declined from about $6…

Salamanca Development: LLOG Taps Subsea 7 for GOM Pipeline Work

May 02, 2023

Oil company LLOG Exploration Offshore has awarded a subsea installation contract to Subsea 7 as part of its Salamanca development project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The Salamanca development project includes the Leon and Castile offshore oil fields…

Wintershall Dea Makes Important Discovery Offshore Mexico

Apr 26, 2023

Operator Wintershall Dea and its partners Harbour Energy and Sapura OMV have made a significant oil discovery on the Kan exploration prospect in Block 30, located in the shallow waters of the Cuenca Salina in the Sureste Basin, offshore Mexico…

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