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Three Injured in Pemex Platform Fire

Jan 08, 2020

Three people were injured in a fire on a platform run by Mexican state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) on Tuesday, the company said, briefly leading to the evacuation of the rig.The fire broke out on the Akal-C6 platform in the Sound of Campeche in the southern Gulf of Mexico…

Talos Confirms Zama Resources

Jan 07, 2020

Talos Energy, upon completion of third-party contingent resource evaluation of the company's Zama discovery offshore Mexico, said best estimates are near the high end of its previously guided range, and noted it aims to achieve a final investment…

Mexico and Pemex Face Downgrade Risk

Jan 03, 2020

Mexico threw troubled state oil company Pemex a lifeline in 2019 to stop $80 billion in bonds held by investors worldwide being labeled junk by credit rating agencies. Now, investors worry that the state itself is a risk for Pemex.Mexico's creditworthiness came under increasing scrutiny in 2019…

Worker Injured on Terra Nova FPSO

Dec 31, 2019

A worker was injured on the Terra Nova floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) offshore Canada's East Coast, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) said on Monday.On Sunday night, operator Suncor…

Offshore Wind: The Future is Now

Dec 30, 2019

Matthew Tremblay, ABS SVP, Global Offshore Markets, discusses the course ahead for the burgeoning US offshore wind market.

Hornbeck Offshore Delisted from NYSE

Dec 27, 2019

Hornbeck Offshore Services announced its common stock has been delisted from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on December 20, 2019, and that the company began trading on the OTC Pink marketplace effective December 23, 2019.The NYSE announced…

Aqueos Wraps Up Subsea Inspections Offshore California

Dec 27, 2019

Subsea services firm Aqueos Corporation announced Friday it recently completed a diving and remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) campaign on the US West Coast.The work scope included level III and IV subsea surveys of three large conventional…

Magseis Fairfield Wins GoM Contracts

Dec 27, 2019

Norwegian based Magseis Fairfield announced Friday it has been awarded two consecutive deepwater ocean bottom node (OBN) projects in the Gulf of Mexico by an undisclosed repeat customer.The surveys will be carried out in the Mississippi Canyon…

DSV Completes US Northeast Campaign

Dec 27, 2019

Aqueos Corporation said it has wrapped up saturation diving and remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) campaigns for multiple clients in the US Northeast.The saturation diving vessel DP2 DSV Kelly Ann Candies was used to conduct inspection…

Regulator Orders Terra Nova FPSO Shutdown

Dec 20, 2019

The oil regulator for the Atlantic Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador has ordered a production shutdown by Suncor Energy's offshore Terra Nova site, finding the company was not compliant with required inspections and repairs.Terra Nova…

Optimizing Recovery at Mad Dog 2

Dec 16, 2019

BP’s Mad Dog field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico is a good news story that keeps delivering, and the reservoir management team aims to keep it that way.When discovered in 1998, the field in Green Canyon blocks 825, 826 and 782 was thought to hold 1 billion barrels of oil in place…

Keppel Delivers Jackup Rig to Grupo R

Dec 13, 2019

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has delivered the KFELS B Class jackup rig, Cantarell III, to a wholly-owned subsidiary of Grupo R.As part of the deal, Grupo R has…

OneSubsea to Supply 20K SPS for Chevron's Anchor

Dec 12, 2019

Oilfield services company Schlumberger announced Thursday that its subsea arm has received a contract from Chevron to provide an integrated subsea production and multiphase boosting system for the deepwater Anchor field in the US Gulf of Mexico…

W&T Takes Over as Magnolia Operator

Dec 12, 2019

W&T Offshore announced it has acquired a 75% working interest in and operatorship of the Magnolia field in the central region of the deepwater Gulf of Mexico from ConocoPhillips for $20 million. The oil-weighted producing property, located in Garden Banks blocks 783 and 784…

Chevron Hits Go on Anchor

Dec 12, 2019

US supermajor Chevron announced Thursday it will move ahead with the high-profile Anchor project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, targeting first oil production in 2024.The $5.7 billion deepwater project is the first ultra-high pressure development to reach a final investment decision (FID)…

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