Regional News: Gulf of Mexico
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Statoil Sets Eyes on GOM to Help Increase Production Growth
Friday, May 17, 2013 With a worldwide presence, Statoil has an ambitious goal to boost its production output by 2020 with a large amount of that coming from the United States.
ExxonMobil Taps FMC for Julia Equipment
Thursday, May 16, 2013 FMC will supply subsea equipment for deployment to the Julia field in the Gulf of Mexico.
USGS: New Insight on GOM Gas Hydrates
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Scientists return from a 15‑day research expedition in the northern Gulf of Mexico with high-resolution seismic data and imagery of sediments with high gas hydrate saturations.
Tata Showcases Deepwater Pipeline Solutions at OTC
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Tata Steel will demonstrate its ability to deliver pipeline solutions to some of the world's most challenging and complex projects at the 2013 OTC.
Shell to Construct FPSO Vessel, Subsea Infrastructure at Stones Project
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Shell says it will construct an FPSO vessel and subsea infrastructure at the Stones ultra-deepwater project in the Gulf of Mexico.
Viking SeaTech Appoints New GOM Managing Director
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Global offshore support specialist Viking SeaTech will officially announce the arrival of Gulf of Mexico Managing Director Tom Bower at OTC.
Balltec Clinches Tubular Bells Gig
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Balltec Ltd has been contracted by Houston Offshore to supply and install 10 off MoorLOK subsea mooring connectors for the Tubular Bells project.
BSEE, Noble Energy, HWCG Complete Containment Exercise Successfully
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 BSEE, Noble Energy and HWCG announce the successful completion of a full-scale deployment of critical well control equipment to assess Noble's ability to respond to a potential subsea blowout in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
ExxonMobil, Statoil to Begin Developing Julia Oil Field in Gulf of Mexico
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 ExxonMobil and Statoil agree to begin jointly developing the Julia oil field, estimated to hold nearly six billion barrels of resources, in the Gulf of Mexico.
Quickflange Increases GOM Footprint with INTEGRA Partnership
Monday, May 06, 2013 Quickflange appoints Texas-based INTEGRA Services Technologies as a local North American partner for nominated customers.
Harvey Gulf Inks Vessel Construction, Purchase Agreements
Friday, May 03, 2013 Harvey Gulf International Marine reports construction and asset purchase agreements for vessels totaling $540 million.
Petrobras Sells Stake in Gulf of Mexico
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 Petrobras signs a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) for the sale of the 20 percent stake the company holds in exploratory blocks in the Gulf of Mexico.
BP Confirms Mexican Lawsuit over Deepwater Horizon
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 BP confirms the Mexican government as a plaintiff as it receives more than 2,200 additional civil lawsuits over the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
BSEE Launches Deepwater Oil, Gas Containment Exercise in GOM
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 BSEE Director Jim Watson directs an unannounced exercise to deploy critical pieces of state-of-the-art well control equipment to the ultra-deep seabed of the Gulf of Mexico.
Anadarko Successfully Tests Sigsbee Escarpment with Phobos Well
Thursday, April 25, 2013 Anadarko successfully tests the Sigsbee Escarpment in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico with the Phobos-1 well, its third significant discovery this year.
Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Drilling Activity to Keep Rising
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Drilling activity in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico is expected to continue its recovery, with the number of deepwater rigs under contract in the region expected to keep growing.
Chevron Completes Gulf of Mexico Wells Using Halliburton's ESTMZ
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Halliburton announces the successful completion of three wells in the Gulf of Mexico utilizing its Enhanced Single-Trip Multizone (ESTMZ) FracPac System.
BP Reviewing Mad Dog Phase 2 Development Plans
Monday, April 22, 2013 BP is reviewing its Mad Dog Phase 2 plans as market conditions and industry inflation have made the current plan less attractive.