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  • 5 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC, (“Black Elk”) an independent oil and gas company, announced today it closed a major transaction with JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation (NOEX) to acquire 27 properties in the Gulf of Mexico. The NOEX transaction represents the fifth acquisition by Black Elk since 2008. The NOEX purchase includes […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC, (“Black Elk”), an independent oil and gas company, announced recently that it closed on its Purchase & Sale Agreement with a private equity company to acquire 40 fields with current production of approximately 8,200 net BOEPD. This acquisition includes a geographically diversified set of Gulf of Mexico assets with […]

  • 2 August 2013

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC (“BEEOO”), an independent oil and gas company headquartered in Houston, announced this week that the 164th District Court of Harris County, Texas, recently dismissed a lawsuit filed by a small group of seed capital investors in Black Elk Energy, LLC against the majority unit holders and John Hoffman, Chief […]

  • 24 September 2013

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC , an independent oil and gas company headquartered in Houston, announced another milestone in their 2013 Capital Campaign with the successful drilling and completion of Vermilion 408 Well No. A-1 Sidetrack. The recently completed well is flowing 717 barrels of oil per day (“boepd”) at 2,500 psi flowing tubing […]

  • 11 March 2013

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC, an independent oil and gas company, announced the completion of a significant financial agreement with a New York-based hedge fund Platinum Partners Value Arbitrage Fund L.P. (“Platinum”). The new fund is a $50 Million preferred equity commitment to Black Elk’s 2013 drilling program in the Gulf of Mexico. The […]

  • 25 November 2012

    Avelino Tajonera, one of the four Filipino workers that were injured in the oil platform explosion off the coast of Louisiana a week ago, died in hospital on Friday. The Philippines Ambassador in Washington, Jose L. Cuisia Jr. said Tajonera, who was one of two workers listed in critical condition, died early on Friday, shortly […]

  • 22 August 2013

    An explosion and fire during a construction project last November on a Gulf of Mexico oil production platform operated by Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC occurred after contractors failed to follow standard safety practices, a third-party investigator has concluded. The platform is located at West Delta 32 Block in the Gulf of Mexico, 17 […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Black Elk Energy, an independent oil and gas company headquartered in Houston, announced the success of the West Delta 32 charity event. Black Elk Energy and Oilfield Helping Hands teamed up to host a special tribute sporting clay shoot for the 6 families affected by the incident on the West Delta 32 platform this past […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC, an independent oil and gas company headquartered in Houston, Texas announced yesterday the completion of sale of four non-core properties to a third party. The sale consisted of one non-operated and three operated fields in the Eugene Island, Ship Shoal and South Timbalier areas with net production of approximately […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC, an independent oil & gas company, has teamed up with Oilfield Helping Hands to host a special tribute sporting clay shoot called the West Delta 32 Fundraiser. The event will be held on March 15th at the GOL Shooting Range in Maurice, LA. Proceeds will assist those families affected […]

  • 20 June 2016

    A civil trial is expected to open on Monday, stemming from a fatal 2012 explosion aboard a U.S. Gulf of Mexico platform. The explosion and fire aboard the Black Elk Energy-operated West Delta 32 platform resulted in the tragic deaths of Ellroy Corporal, Jerome Malagapo, and Avelino Tajonera, serious injuries to others, and the discharge […]

  • 17 May 2013

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC an independent oil and gas company headquartered in Houston, announced has the successful completion of 3 wells to kick-off their 2013 drilling program in the Gulf of Mexico. The 2013 drilling program will begin monetizing the companies “proved undeveloped reserve” inventory. The completion of these 3 wells marks the […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC, an independent oil and gas company headquartered in Houston, announced the eighth successful project of their 2013 capital campaign in the Gulf of Mexico. Ship Shoal 198 #I-11ST was recently completed and is flowing 252 barrels of oil per day (“bopd”) and 1,874mcfd from a dual string completion. The […]

  • 18 October 2012

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC, an independent oil and gas company, announced yesterday their Board of Managers has approved a 23 well capital campaign that will begin monetizing the companies “proved undeveloped reserve” inventory. Black Elk Energy plans to begin drilling and major rig work on the first of the 23 wells beginning in […]

  • 22 November 2012

    The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement yesterday notified Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC (Black Elk) that the company must take immediate steps to improve its safety performance on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The specific actions were detailed in a letter to the company that follows a number of enforcement actions taken […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC yesterday announced it would continue the search efforts throughout the night for the worker who went missing in an offshore oil platform explosion. The worker has been unaccounted for since Friday, November 16, when the explosion hit the Black Elk-operated oil platform located at West Delta 32 Block, in the […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    OceanGate Inc. (OGI), a global provider of deep-sea manned submersible solutions, has completed a series of dives in the Gulf of Mexico to observe the ecological impact of decommissioned oil platforms on ocean life using the 5-person manned submersible Antipodes. This expedition was part of an initial study related to the “Rigs to Reefs” program, […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The U.S. Department of Justice has charged three companies and three individuals with crimes related to an oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, in November 2012.  Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations LLC, Grand Isle Shipyards, Wood Group PSN, as well as Don Moss, Curtis Dantin, and Christopher Srubar have been charged with crimes […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, an independent oil and gas company headquartered in Houston, Texas has entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Renaissance Offshore, a privately held Houston based oil and gas company. Under the agreement, Renaissance will acquire interests in 9 fields in the Gulf of Mexico, which includes 7 operated and 2 […]

  • 30 November 2012

    The death toll in the November 16 explosion and fire that hit an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has climbed to three after authorities positively identified the body recovered on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) as that of a missing Filipino worker. Jose L. Cuisia, Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the […]

  • 21 November 2012

    Search and rescue efforts to find the worker who went missing following the explosion on the Black Elk-operated offshore platform, off the coast of Louisiana, have been suspended. The company issued a statement last night saying that based on the advice and counsel of search and rescue experts it would now end the search after […]

  • 18 November 2012

     Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC confirmed that a fire ignited Friday morning on the company’s platform located at West Delta 32 Block, in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico approximately 17 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La. There were 22 workers on the platform at the time of the incident. Two workers went missing. Nine workers […]