Chevron Receives First Post-Moratorium Permit for GOM Exploration



The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement has approved Chevron's plan to drill a well on the Moccasin prospect in Keathley Canyon Block 736.

The new well is located in 6,750 feet of water, about 216 miles off the Louisiana coastline. Initial drilling on Chevron's well began March 2010 by the Discoverer Inspiration drillship. Drilling was suspended on June 9, 2010, due to the drilling suspensions imposed following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Chevron operates the block with a 65% interest.

continue reading the full article

SubseaIQ provides focused, in-depth coverage of offshore field development activities around the world, with daily updates on hundreds of offshore fields and facilities. Click here to sign up for the free weekly email newsletter.
RELATED COMPANIES
For More Information on the Offshore Rig Fleet:
RigLogix can provide the information that you need about the offshore rig fleet, whether you need utilization and industry trends or detailed reports on future rig contracts. Subscribing to RigLogix will allow you to access dozens of prebuilt reports and build your own custom reports using hundreds of available data columns. For more information about a RigLogix subscription, visit www.riglogix.com.