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  • 13 November 2017

    Following a fire on the Enchilada platform in the Gulf of Mexico last week, Shell is developing a plan to repair the damage. 

  • 20 December 2017

    Three oil workers have reportedly sued Shell and Enbridge over alleged injuries sustained in a recent platform blast in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The three workers claim they sustained severe injuries and have asked for $1 million in damages, Reuters has reported. The incident happened on November 9, when a fire broke out on the […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is soliciting public and stakeholder comment on a recommendation to modify the current boundaries of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in the northern Gulf of Mexico. This is the first step in a process that could expand the sanctuary. All comments must be submitted to NOAA by […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Equipment

    Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) announces the TRITON GeoStreamer® Full Azimuth survey, a new solution to complex imaging problems in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico.     “PGS offer this survey as the next important advance in tailored acquisition design and state-of-the-art depth imaging which are critical to successful exploration in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico,” said […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) announces the TRITON GeoStreamer® Full Azimuth survey, a new solution to complex imaging problems in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico. PGS offer this survey as the next important advance in tailored acquisition design and state-of-the-art depth imaging which are critical to successful exploration in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico. This survey will […]

  • 10 June 2016

    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has proposed the expansion of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. NOAA says it bases its proposal on more than 30 years of scientific studies, including numerous reports released in the last decade and in the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) announced the TRITON GeoStreamer® Full Azimuth survey, a new solution to complex imaging problems in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico. PGS offers this survey as the next important advance in tailored acquisition design and state-of-the-art depth imaging which are critical to successful exploration in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico. This survey will […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Research & Development

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has proposed to expand Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary to protect additional Gulf of Mexico habitat. The plan lays out five expansion scenarios, ranging from no expansion of the 56-square-mile sanctuary, to one bringing it to a total of 935 square miles. In NOAA’s preferred scenario, the sanctuary would […]

  • 20 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    ATP Oil & Gas Corp. said that the Minerals Management Service has accepted ATP’s bid of $232,100 for Garden Banks Block 782, also known as Entrada. ATP said it made the bid at the Central Gulf of Mexico Offshore Lease Sale 213 held in March 2010. It said that previous exploration drilling on Garden Banks […]

  • 5 January 2006

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. has announced initiation of a major upgrade of the Victory-class semisubmersible Garden Banks, which has been renamed Ocean Monarch. The modernized rig will be designed to operate in up to 10,000 ft.

  • 5 January 2006

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO) today announced initiation of a major upgrade of the Victory-class semisubmersible Garden Banks, which has been renamed Ocean Monarch. The modernized rig will be designed to operate in up to 10,000 ft. of water

  • 15 February 2008

    Saturday’s strong winds helped disperse diesel fuel that spilled in the Gulf of Mexico when an offshore supply ship collided with a drilling rig early Saturday morning. The spill occurred before dawn about 140 miles southeast of Galveston and about 30 miles south of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, an environmentally sensitive underwater […]

  • 19 October 2007

    Total announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Total E&P USA Inc., was the high bidder on 12 deep and ultra-deep water exploration blocks in the Central and Eastern Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 205. Total E&P USA Inc. will operate five blocks in the Garden Banks area, three blocks in the Green Canyon and four […]

  • 30 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    A new rule prohibiting killing, injuring, touching or disturbing whale sharks and rays is part of the final management plan… [mappress] Source: NOAA , April 30, 2012;  Image: NOAA

  • 23 August 2006

    Total announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Total E&P USA Inc., was the high bidder on 20 deepwater exploration blocks in the Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 200. Total E&P USA Inc. will operate these blocks with a 100% working interest. Award of these blocks is subject to final approval by the Minerals Management […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    McDermott International has been awarded a contract from Hess Corporation for subsea tieback work for the deepwater Penn State Deep (PSD) field in the Gulf of Mexico.  Scott Munro, McDermott’s vice president for Americas, Europe and Africa said: “This marks our first project with Hess Corporation in recent history and we look forward to providing […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    OceanGate, an operator of manned submersibles, has completed trials of its new mobile Launch and Retrieval System (LARS) in the Gulf of Mexico during a two-week expedition to the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Operated similarly to a ship dry dock, LARS is intended for launching and retrieving manned submersibles and shock sensitive equipment such […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Equipment

    Schlumberger has announced the completion of the acquisition of approximately 2,750 sq km of two new full-azimuth multi-client seismic surveys over the Garden Banks and Green Canyon areas in the Gulf of Mexico. These acquisitions are the initial phase of the Revolution X and Revolution XI surveys and will provide full-azimuth, high-density broadband data to […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    McDermott International, Inc. announced that one of its subsidiaries has entered into an agreement with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation to provide construction and decommissioning support services on the Red Hawk project. McDermott will supply its Derrick Barge 50 (“DB50”), for decommissioning support of the Red Hawk spar located in Garden Banks 876. The DB50 will remove […]

  • 27 December 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Magseis Fairfield has secured 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 and Garden Banks areas and will cover a total area of more than 900 square kilometers. Work is scheduled to start in the […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    McDermott International said that one of its subsidiaries has entered into an agreement with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation to provide construction and decommissioning support services on the Red Hawk project. McDermott will supply its Derrick Barge 50 (DB50), for decommissioning support of the Red Hawk spar located in Garden Banks 876. The DB50 will remove mooring […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Technip was awarded a lump sum contract for the development of subsea infrastructure for the Cardamom field located in the Gulf of Mexico, Garden Banks block 427. The field is at a water depth of approximately 830 meters. The project consists of a subsea tie-back to the Auger tension leg platform, wholly owned by Shell […]