Gulf Of Mexico News


Third Coast Acquires Stake in Shell-operated U.S. Gulf of Mexico Offshore Platform

Jul 06, 2023

Houston-based Third Coast Super Holdings has acquired an indirect 26.5% non-operated interest in the Perdido offshore platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico from ArcLight Energy Partners Fund VI, L.P., a private equity fund managed by ArcLight Capital Partners…

'Major Operator' Chooses Expro's System for Deepwater Project in Gulf of Mexico

Jul 05, 2023

Energy services firm Expro said Wednesday it had secured a contract with an unnamed 'major operator' for the first deployment of its single shear and seal high-debris 15K ball valve assembly.The multi-functional single shear and seal mechanism…

South Korean Shipbuilder to Build Floating Production Platform for Mexican Offshore Project

Jul 03, 2023

South Korea’s HD Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. said Monday in a stock exchange announcement that it had received a contract to build a floating production unit for a client in Mexico.The contract, awarded by an oil developer in Mexico, is worth 1…

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…

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