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  • 31 August 2016

    As the tropical depression Nine is meandering over the south-central Gulf of Mexico, oil and gas operators are evacuating their platforms and rigs, and are winding down oil and gas production. According to the latest report by the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), workers have been evacuated from a total of nine […]

  • 6 January 2016

    Swiber Torunn, an anchor handler that ran aground in Mexico last week, has yet to be refloated. In an email sent to Offshore Energy Today, Swiber, the offshore services provider that owns the vessel has confirmed the incident happened on January 1, 2016. According to the company’s spokesperson, the Swibber Torrun, while in the inner port […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad announced that SapuraAcergy Sdn Bhd (“SASB”) has been awarded a contract for the charter of a vessel, Sapura 3000, to Construcciones Maritimas Mexicanas S.A. de C.V. SASB is a joint-venture company equally owned by SapuraKencana and Subsea 7 S.A. The Award comprises provision of Sapura 3000 to undertake heavy lifts in the […]

  • 11 August 2015

    Harkand, a London-headquartered inspection, repair and maintenance company, has completed the $10.5 million upgrade of its Gulf of Mexico-based dive support vessel (DSV) Swordfish. According to Harkand, the Swordfish was originally built in 2007, and it is the youngest DSV in GoM region. The company explained that the Swordfish is fully International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    GE Oil & Gas, the London-based oil and gas services company has teamed up with oil and gas firm BP to create a digital solution to reduce unplanned downtime for offshore operations. In an announcement made January 28, the company said that unplanned production downtime, particularly in offshore operations, had a major impact on revenue and profitability, […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian oil giant Statoil has made a small discovery in its Martin prospect located in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM).

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Ocean Installer has been awarded a contract for an umbilical installation project with Oceaneering for LLOG on the Delta House project. The location of the project is in the Mississippi Canyon Area. This marks the construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Vision’s first SURF contract in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). The scope of work includes […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Saratoga Resources, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SARA; the “Company” or “Saratoga”) today announced that it has been awarded four leases in the shallow waters of the Central Gulf of Mexico by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. The four lease blocks cover a total of 19,814 acres on a net and gross basis, and are […]

  • 28 May 2018

    Shell has evacuated offshore workers from two of its platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of the tropical storm Alberto.

  • 21 March 2013

      Contango Oil & Gas Company announced yesterday that the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Contango Operators, Inc., was the apparent high bidder on each of the three lease blocks, representing two prospects, bid at the Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 227 held on March 20, 2013. The Company bid a total of approximately $1.7 million […]

  • 25 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Seadrill has received a commitment from a major oil company for new contracts on newbuild drillships West Auriga, West Vela and a third drilling unit currently in operation, which will be named later. The combined 3 rig package involves 19 rig years and a potential contract value of US$4 billion, including mobilization fees for the […]

  • 9 January 2018

    GulfSlope Energy and Texas South Energy have entered into a partnership with Delek to mutually pursue o&g opportunities in the GoM.

  • 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, […]

  • 24 November 2015

    RigNet, a global provider of remote managed offshore communications systems to the oil and gas industry, announced on Monday, that it has signed an agreement with O3b Networks to bring high capacity, low latency connectivity to operations in the Gulf of Mexico. This agreement has the goal of providing mission-critical connectivity to the offshore market […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oceaneering International, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a two-year, multi-service vessel charter agreement with Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell) for use of the Ocean Alliance in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GOM) starting January 1, 2015. The Ocean Alliance is a U.S. flagged vessel built in 2010. It has an overall length of approximately […]

  • 4 December 2013

    Noble Energy, Inc. announced today discoveries at the Dantzler exploration well in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico and at the Tamar Southwest (SW) exploration well offshore Israel. At Dantzler, wireline logging data indicates that the well encountered over 120 net feet of primarily crude oil pay in two high-quality Miocene reservoirs. The discovery well, located […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    More than one year prior to delivery Maersk Drilling has signed a contract with a major oil company for the first in a series of four identical ultra deepwater drillships currently under construction. The contract duration is three years and commencement is expected by end 2013 upon delivery from Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea […]

  • 13 November 2012

    LLOG Exploration Company L.L.C. and Blackstone today announced the formation of a long-term, strategic partnership and have committed to invest over $1.2 billion to expand and accelerate LLOG’s offshore operations in the Gulf of Mexico. The partnership will leverage the combined operational and financial resources of LLOG and private equity funds managed by Blackstone (collectively […]

  • 3 December 2013

     A Dutch salvage expert believes that techniques developed by the global salvage industry could be usefully deployed for offshore decommissioning in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM).   Jelle Lanting, commercial manager of Manmoet Salvage BV, told DecomWorld that since every shipwreck presents a unique mix of risks and opportunities, salvage companies have to be ‘terribly […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    CSA Ocean Sciences (CSA), a marine environmental consulting firm, and HWCG, a consortium of 18 offshore oil and gas operators, collaborated on the design of a deepwater sampling and monitoring equipment program to support the environmental needs of the offshore industry. The equipment program remains containerized, on standby, and ready to be immediately mobilized in […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Apache Corporation reported that as a precautionary measure the company has ordered further evacuations and some production shut-ins at its operations in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. In all, about 750 employees and contractors have been evacuated from the company’s facilities in the eastern Gulf. Operated production totaling about 24,000 barrels of oil per day […]

  • 4 December 2013

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), an agency under the United States Department of the Interior, established by Secretarial Order, yesterday announced that it will hold Gulf of Mexico Eastern Planning Area oil and gas lease sale 225 in New Orleans on March 19, 2014, immediately following the proposed Central Planning Area (CPA) Sale […]