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  • 8 June 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Three more tendons planned to be used to keep a Chevron Gulf of Mexico oil platform connected to the seabed have sunk, Reuters has reported. This brings a number of sunken tendons at the Big Foot field location to nine, after the company last week announced six tendons had sunk, delaying the start up of […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    French oilfield services provider Technip has been awarded a lump sum contract by Deep Gulf Energy III, LLC for the development of the South Santa Cruz and Barataria fields in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. These ultra-deepwater fields are located in Mississippi Canyon, offshore New Orleans, in the Gulf of Mexico, in approximately 2,000 meters […]

  • 12 June 2014

    The Coast Guard was responding to a civilian helicopter with two people aboard, 60 miles south of Terrebonne Bay, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received the report at 2:40 p.m., of a downed helicopter, Bell model 206-L4, containing two people aboard near an oil rig in the South Timbalier Block 317. Crewmembers on […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Business & Finance

      International energy consultancy Xodus Group has secured more than $1 million of contracts in the Gulf of Mexico since it opened its office in Houston in February.  The company’s recruitment drive continues and it has invested $2 million in a move to new larger premises in Richmond Avenue in the city’s energy corridor. The […]

  • 21 March 2013

    Statoil was the highest bidder on 15 leases in the central region U.S. Gulf of Mexico lease sale yesterday. With the addition, Statoil will control more than 340 leases in the Gulf of Mexico, further securing its significant lease holder position. “We are pleased with today’s outcome,” says Erik Finnstrom, Statoil senior vice president of […]

  • 25 August 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guard yesterday reported it was responding to a vessel collision 18 miles south of Pascagoula Sunday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a hailing mayday at 10:40 p.m. from a 74-foot shrimping vessel 18 miles south of Pascagoula, Mississippi. The vessel reported colliding with a 130-foot offshore supply vessel, the […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Otto Energy has entered into a joint venture with Hilcorp Energy which will see it earn a 37.5% working interest in an eight-well portfolio of prospects in the Onshore/Near Shore USA Gulf Coast (Gulf of Mexico).

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Petrobras last week announced a new oil discovery in the extreme southwestern part of the Walker Ridge concession area, located in America’s Gulf of Mexico ultra-deep waters. The discovery confirms the Lower Tertiary’s potential in this area. The Logan discovery is approximately 400 km (250 miles) southwest of New Orleans, at a water of around […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Project & Tenders

    The recently completed Coelacanth Field platform has been installed at the Ewing Bank Block 834 (EW 834) in the Gulf of Mexico. According to Walter Oil & Gas, the 1,312 foot tall, conventional 4-leg, 9-slot platform is the third largest fixed conventional platform in the Gulf of Mexico and was built in Gulf Marine Fabricators’ […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard on Monday received a report of an oil discharge near Head of Passes, in the Gulf of Mexico.  Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received notification at 1:43 p.m., Monday, reporting that an estimated 630 gallons of Louisiana sweet crude oil was discharged from the Gulf Production Company-Raphael Pass production facility. […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Total announces a significant oil discovery at its North Platte prospect on Garden Banks Block 959 in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The discovery well encountered several hundred feet of net oil pay in Lower Tertiary sands which included several high-quality intervals. Total estimates this discovery can have a potential of several hundred million barrels […]

  • 10 February 2014

    EMGS will soon begin acquisition of a 3D multi-client Electromagnetic survey called Daybreak, which covers approximately 1850 km2 in the Alaminos Canyon area, southern US Gulf Mexico. The Norwegian surveyor will acquire both DHI resistivity data as well as provide deeper structural imaging data to be integrated with and improve sub-salt seismic imaging in the […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Statoil was the highest bidder on 15 leases in the central region U.S. Gulf of Mexico lease sale today. With the addition, Statoil will control more than 340 leases in the Gulf of Mexico, further securing its significant lease holder position. “We are pleased with today’s outcome,” says Erik Finnstrom, Statoil senior vice president of […]

  • 21 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Last thursday (17), the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) granted Petrobras the final approval necessary for it to kick off oil and natural gas production for its Cascade-Chinook projects, in the Gulf of Mexico. The bureau’s board highlighted the technological quality of Petrobras’ project and the collaboration between the industry […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Equipment

    UTEC Geomarine has announced the successful completion of its first ever geoROVTM CPT survey campaign in North America. The geotechnical survey in the Gulf of Mexico was in support of a major pipeline construction project and work comprised of situ testing, interpretation and production of the final reports. In its press release UTEC said the technology […]

  • 8 January 2018

    Energy intelligence group Wood Mackenzie expects to see a record production from the U.S. Gulf of Mexico in 2018. In a podcast released on Thursday, William Turner, Woodmac’s Senior Research analyst said he expected the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to reach an all time record this year. Furthermore, Woodmac goes a year further, with Turner saying […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Exploration & Production

    U.S. oil major Chevron has made what it says is a significant oil discovery at the Ballymore prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

  • 16 June 2013

    Offshore support vessel M/V Celeste Ann sank on Friday morning after colliding with an offshore production platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, WDSU in New Orleans has reported. The news portal cited the U.S. Coast Guard which said that the incident took place 15 miles west of Southwest Pass (one of the channels at the […]

  • 14 May 2019

    The survey is being carried out in the north-central region of the Gulf of Mexico.

  • 3 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wright’s Well Control Services (WWCS) has been awarded a contract from an operator in the Gulf of Mexico for the surface plug & abandonment of sixteen wells. Work on this project will commence in the first quarter of 2012 and is expected to be completed by the end of June 2012. WWCS will use its […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Equipment

        Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) today announced the availability of a 10k psi capping stack for use in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The completion of the 10k psi capping stack – which stands 25 ft. tall including the necessary lifting gear and weighs approximately 50 tons – marks another step in MWCC’s commitment to advancing […]

  • 17 July 2019

    More than fifty percent of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production remained shut on Tuesday following the tropical storm Barry.