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US Grants License Amendment to Trinidad for Joint Offshore Gas Project with Venezuela

Oct 18, 2023

The United States has granted an amendment requested by the government of Trinidad and Tobago to a license allowing the joint development of an offshore gas project with Venezuela, the Caribbean country's Energy Minister Stuart Young said on Tuesday…

Kosmos Energy Makes Oil Discovery Near Lucius SPAR in U.S. GoM

Oct 11, 2023

Oil and gas company Kosmos Energy has made an oil discovery at the Tiberius exploration well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico near the Occidental-operated Lucius SPAR production facility.According to Kosmos, the Tiberius exploration well tested a four-way structural trap in the outboard Wilcox trend…

Vard Accommodation Changes Name. Wins Service Operation Vessel HVAC-R Contract

Oct 11, 2023

Vard Accommodation said Wednesday it had changed its name to Vard Interiors. The company also said it had secured a new contract with Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding.'Vard Accommodation is changing its name to Vard Interiors to show more clearly the full range of products within the company…

The Headwinds of US Offshore Wind Development

Oct 09, 2023

On March 29, 2021, President Biden announced his ambitious plan to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind power – enough energy to power 10 million U.S. homes – by 2030. The plan would leverage authorities under the Department of Interior…

US Committed to Tackling Offshore Wind Challenges -Intelatus

Oct 09, 2023

Despite the negative headlines around the longer-term prospects for the U.S. offshore wind segment, business intelligence company Intelatus Global Partners sees continued efforts by the federal government and, in particular, the East Coast states…

U.S. Interior Secretary Deputy Beaudreau Bids Farewell

Oct 06, 2023

U.S. Deputy Interior Secretary Tommy Beaudreau is stepping down from his role at the end of October, the Interior Department said in a statement on Wednesday, without giving a reason for his departure or saying how the vacancy would be filled…

US Sets Date for Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale After Court Order

Oct 05, 2023

The Biden administration on Thursday said it would hold an auction of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico on Nov. 8 following a court order to expand the sale.In a statement, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said the sale would offer about 72…

Gulf Island Settles Lawsuit with Hornbeck Offshore Over MPSV Dispute

Oct 05, 2023

Gulf Island Fabrication said Thursday that its subsidiary, Gulf Island Shipyards, had resolved its lawsuit with the U.S. offshore vessel operator Hornbeck Offshore Services relating to the construction of two multi-purpose supply vessels (“MPSV”)…

TotalEnergies and Macquarie Unit Bid to Build New Jersey Offshore Wind Farm Amidst U.S. Challenges

Oct 04, 2023

A wind energy developer owned by France's TotalEnergies and a unit of Macquarie said on Monday it is bidding to build a wind farm off New Jersey's coast, expressing confidence in the sector after a series of U.S. setbacks.Spinning power from…

BP Explores $1 Billion US Gulf of Mexico Pipeline Stake Sale - Sources

Oct 04, 2023

BP is exploring the sale of a 49% stake in its U.S. oil and gas pipeline network in the Gulf of Mexico, hoping to raise as much as $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.The potential divestment would help BP meet its targets to reduce debt and maintain its dividend…

Scana's Subseatec Nets 'Sizeable' Contract for US Gulf of Mexico Subsea Project

Oct 03, 2023

Scana-owned Subseatec has signed a 'sizeable' contract with an unnamed international energy company to deliver steel stress joints for a subsea development in the US Gulf of Mexico (GoM). Subseatec’s scope is a total delivery of steel stress joints in low-alloy steel…

Expro Acquires PRT Offshore

Oct 03, 2023

Subsea services firm Expro said Tuesday it had completed its previously announced acquisition of offshore services provider PRT Offshore.PRT Offshore is based in Houston, Texas, and provides a complete Hook-to-Hanger solution enabling comprehensive well completions…

U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Offshore Construction Vessel

Oct 03, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 50-year-old man from a deepwater construction vessel approximately 35 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Monday.Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at approximately 4:58 a.m. from…

CGG Releases Gulf of Mexico Carbon Storage Study

Oct 03, 2023

French seismic data specialist CGG has announced the delivery of the eastern phase of its GeoVerse Carbon Storage Gulf of Mexico Study and the start of the westward extension of the study. Both phases of the project, supported by industry funding…

Biden Angers All Sides with Scaled Back Offshore Oil Drilling Plan

Oct 02, 2023

The Biden administration's plan to slash offshore oil and gas leasing drew fire from both the fossil fuel industry and environmentalists on Friday, with energy companies saying it will raise fuel prices and greens saying it undermines efforts to stop global warming…

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