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  • 4 April 2017

    Blake International Rigs has secured a contract for its Blake Rig 651. The rig will mobilize to Energy XXI’s South Pass 77 “C” platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The initial contract term is for one well, which is scheduled to start in late April following a 30 day make ready period at Blake’s […]

  • 17 October 2018

    Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are resuming normal operations following Tropical Storm Michael.

  • 16 October 2019

    U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production is expected to set new production records in 2019 and 2020

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. offshore and onshore oil and gas operator Energy XXI Gulf Coast (EGC) is disposing of its non-core asset portfolio in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, cutting its plugging and abandonment bill by $320 million.

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shell Oil Co, the US arm of Royal Dutch Shell, has decided to remove all non-essential workers from its rigs in the Gulf of Mexico in preparation of a low-pressure storm with an 80% chance of turning into a tropical cyclone within the next 48 hours, Reuters reports. The removal of the non-essential personnel would […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) said it has signed a master service contract with an undisclosed offshore oil and gas operator. The contract will govern all work with this customer within the U.S. and the U.S. outer continental shelf, including the provision of goods and services, OPT said. George H. Kirby, president and CEO, stated: “This […]

  • 26 July 2010

    Taken outside of Mobile Bay looking into the Gulf of Mexico in 2000. You can see one oil rig close and one far in the distance on the horizon.

  • 5 May 2020
    Business developments & projects

    A 600 MW offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Mexico, with a commercial operation date of 2030, would bring some 4,470 jobs and $ 445 million in gross domestic product (GDP) during construction, according to a study released by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). During the operational stage, a project of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 April 2006

    Statoil has signed participation agreements for exploration drilling on three prospects in the Gulf of Mexico. Statoil has entered into an agreement with BP regarding participation in the drilling of an exploration well in Walker Ridge block 544 on the Tucker prospect.

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    BP announced today that it has made a significant oil discovery at its Gila prospect, which it co-owns with ConocoPhillips, in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico. This is BP’s third discovery in recent years in the emerging Paleogene trend in the Gulf of Mexico and reflects the company’s ongoing commitment to the US offshore […]

  • 30 November 2006

    Maersk Contractors USA Inc has been awarded a drilling contract by Statoil Gulf of Mexico LLC for lease of a deepwater development semi-submersible to operate in the Gulf of Mexico. The drilling contract has a duration of four years and will commence when the rig arrives in the US Gulf of Mexico in the summer […]

  • 20 March 2020

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has generated over $93 million in high bids for 71 tracts in Federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

  • 18 December 2013

    BP announced today it has made a significant oil discovery at its Gila prospect, which it co-owns with ConocoPhillips, in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico.   This is BP’s third discovery in recent years in the emerging Paleogene trend in the Gulf of Mexico and reflects the company’s ongoing commitment to the US offshore […]

  • 6 April 2016

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper on Tuesday announced the bureau will offer approximately 23.5 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will include all available unleased areas in the Western Gulf of Mexico Planning Area. Proposed Western Gulf of […]

  • 30 September 2010
    Project & Tenders

    BP and the Gulf of Mexico Alliance today announced plans for the implementation of BP’s $500 million Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GRI) to study the effects of the Deepwater Horizon incident and the potential associated impact on the environment and public health. On May 24, BP announced the overall research program with the commitment […]

  • 18 July 2019

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will offer 77.8 million acres for a region-wide lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico scheduled for Aug. 21, 2019.

  • 5 September 2016
    Exploration & Production

    All the offshore facilities in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico have been re-manned following last week’s evacuations from the Gulf of Mexico offshore facilities caused by the Hermine storm. The storm left the Gulf of Mexico late last week, and is now located off the mid-Atlantic coast of the U.S. The Hermine now has a […]

  • 15 September 2016

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will offer approximately 47 million acres offshore Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will include all available unleased areas in the Central Planning Area. BOEM said on Wednesday that the proposed Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale […]

  • 21 March 2019

    Latest offshore oil and gas lease sale in the U.S., held on Wednesday, attracted $244,299,344 in high bids for 227 tracts covering 1,261,133 acres in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Oil giant Shell snapped up the biggest number of blocks, while Norway’s Equinor submitted the highest bid for a single block.

  • 28 August 2012

    The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has announced it is continuing to closely monitor the Isaac storm in the Gulf of Mexico. So far, personnel have been evacuated from a total of 346 production platforms, equivalent to 58.05 percent of the 596 manned platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. Furthermore, personnel have […]

  • 31 August 2015

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has said that there is now a lower than before risk of a hurricane jeopardising the U.S. oil and gas production. The reason for this is a record low Gulf of Mexico offshore energy production, combined with a below-normal 2015 hurricane season. According to EIA, In 2003, 27% of the […]