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Pemex Comments on Fire
Tuesday, July 06, 2021Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has revealed that immediate actions to control a fire that occurred at the Ku asset avoided environmental damage.
BSEE Releases Deepwater Asgard Incident Report
Monday, June 21, 2021The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has released the results of its investigation into the Deepwater Asgard incident, which occurred on October 28, 2020.
BSEE Investigating Gulf of Mexico Fatality
Monday, May 24, 2021The BSEE has established a panel to investigate a fatality that occurred on May 15 at Eugene Island Block 158, Platform 14.
NTSB Releases Report on Capsized Gulf of Mexico Vessel
Thursday, May 20, 2021The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has published a preliminary report as part of its ongoing investigation of the fatal capsizing of the Seacor Power liftboat.
Offshore Worker Dies in Gulf of Mexico
Monday, May 17, 2021Fieldwood Energy has confirmed that a fatal incident occurred on May 15.
Coast Guard Suspends Gulf of Mexico Search
Wednesday, April 21, 2021The U.S. Coast Guard revealed this week that it has suspended its search for the remaining missing Seacor Power lift boat crewmembers.
GOM Vessel Incident Declared Major Marine Casualty
Friday, April 16, 2021The U.S. Coast Guard revealed Thursday that an incident involving a capsized commercial lift vessel in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico has now been declared a major marine casualty.
12 Missing in Gulf of Mexico Lift Vessel Incident
Thursday, April 15, 2021The USCGG announced Wednesday that it had recovered one unresponsive person and that it was continuing to search for 12 missing people from a capsized commercial lift vessel south of Port Fourchon.
Lift Vessel Capsizes in Gulf of Mexico
Wednesday, April 14, 2021The U.S. Coast Guard and multiple 'good Samaritan vessels' have rescued six people from a capsized commercial lift vessel in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, the USCG revealed Tuesday.
DOI Disburses Nearly $249MM to Gulf States
Thursday, April 01, 2021The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced nearly $249 million in fiscal year 2020 energy revenues to Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and their coastal political subdivisions CPS.
How Will Offshore GOM Oil Employment Shake Out?
Thursday, October 22, 2020Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and natural gas industry employment could shake out in several different ways, according to a new report by Energy & Industrial Advisory Partners.
BSEE Activates Hurricane Response Team
Wednesday, October 07, 2020The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has activated its hurricane response team as Hurricane Delta makes its way into the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
Storm Beta Floods Texas Coast
Tuesday, September 22, 2020Tropical Storm Beta is flooding southeastern Texas as it grinds along the coast.
US Energy Dept Ready to Respond to Laura
Thursday, August 27, 2020The U.S. Department of Energy is working with its interagency and private sector partners to support the energy sector response efforts to Hurricane Laura.
185 US GOM Platforms Evacuated Due to Storm
Monday, June 08, 2020As of June 7, workers have been evacuated from 185 production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico due to Storm Cristobol.
Hurricane Concerns Hit US Gulf as Tropical Storm Strengthens
Tuesday, June 02, 2020Jim Rouiller, lead meteorologist with Energy Weather Group LLC, says everyone in the energy production area needs to be aware of this one.
$5.7B Deepwater Project Wins Chevron Approval
Thursday, December 12, 2019Total also announced the FEED for a separate Central GOM project.
DOF Subsea Wins Trinidad, GOM Contracts
Thursday, November 07, 2019The offshore services firm DOF Subsea has won multiple contracts for projects in Trinidad and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
Oil Drillers Get $18B Break Thanks to Old Law
Thursday, October 24, 2019The U.S. has forfeited $18 billion tied to oil and gas production in the U.S. Gulf since 2000 because of a decades-old law that gave energy companies a break on paying royalties when drilling in deep waters.
Deepwater GOM Project Claims Industry First
Tuesday, October 15, 2019From left, LLOG COO Rick Fowler and TechnipFMC Chairman and CEO Doug Pferdehirt. PHOTO SOURCE: LLOG Exploration Co., L.L.C.
Fugro Performs Surveys in Mars and Perdido Areas
Thursday, October 10, 2019Pictured is the Fugro Brasilis survey vessel. PHOTO SOURCE: Fugro
GOM Topsides Contract Goes to Audubon
Wednesday, October 09, 2019King's Quay will be installed in the Green Canyon area.
US Plans GOM Lease Sale for March 2020
Monday, October 07, 2019The Department of the Interior's Land and Mineral Management and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management are proposing a regionwide lease sale in March 2020 for 78 million acres in the federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Saipem Plans GOM Spool-Base
Monday, August 05, 2019The new facility will support the Saipem Constellation pipelay vessel. PHOTO SOURCE: Saipem
US GOM Drillship Market Picking Up Steam
Wednesday, July 24, 2019The U.S. Gulf of Mexico drillship market is picking up steam, according to Westwood Global Energy Group.
US Gears Up for Aug. Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale
Thursday, July 18, 2019The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will offer up 77.8 million acres in the Gulf during a region-wide lease sale scheduled for Aug. 21.
Tropical Storm Barry Curbs Production in GOM
Thursday, July 11, 2019Tropical Storm Barry is barreling toward Louisiana and could hit the coastline as a hurricane by Saturday, causing close to $1 billion in damage and worsening flooding in New Orleans.
Oil Jumps on Gulf Storm and Stockpile Draw
Thursday, July 11, 2019Oil extended gains after closing at a seven-week high as around a third of the Gulf of Mexico's crude output was cut before a potential hurricane.
Oil Workers Evacuate GOM Rigs as Storm Strengthens
Wednesday, July 10, 2019Oil and natural gas producers in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico began evacuating workers and shutting in output as a storm gathers strength off the coast of Florida.
Shell Reports Two Deaths at GOM Platform
Monday, July 01, 2019Shell's Auger TLP is located south of New Orleans. PHOTO SOURCE: Shell
BHP Mulling a Bid for Blackstone-Backed Bluewater
Thursday, March 28, 2019The Bluewater business is focused on deepwater exploration in the Gulf of Mexico and could fetch up to $2 billion in a sale.
Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Set for August
Wednesday, March 13, 2019Lease Sale 253 will be the fifth of 10 offshore lease sales under BOEM's 2017-2022 OCS leasing program.
BHP Approves $696MM Funding for BP Project
Wednesday, February 13, 2019BHP approves a total of $952 million in funding for BP's Atlantis Phase 3 and drilling of an appraisal well in the Trion field offshore Mexico.
US Gulf of Mexico On Track for Historic 2019
Thursday, December 20, 2018Activity booms, first-ever production and key sanctions are some of the factors leading to a grand year for the US Gulf of Mexico, analysts say.
Oil Majors Offload Gulf of Mexico Fields to Hunt Bigger Finds
Friday, October 12, 2018Big Oil is giving up looking for singles and doubles in the Gulf of Mexico: Now it's home runs or bust.
Deepwater's Happy Days Almost Here Again
Monday, September 24, 2018Deep-sea oil drillers are once again riding the wave of investor enthusiasm that next year will be better for profits.
Does Private Equity Have a Future in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico?
Wednesday, September 19, 2018New analysis by Wood Mackenzie takes a look at private equity in the US Gulf of Mexico, exploring operational strategies and potential risks.
BSEE: US Crude Oil, Natgas Production Recovering After Gordon
Thursday, September 06, 2018Crude oil and natural gas production recovering in the northern Gulf of Mexico after Gordon.
Storm Gordon Halts Some Energy Production In US Gulf
Tuesday, September 04, 2018Tropical Storm Gordon has shut 9.23% of daily crude oil production in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf Of Mexico Oil Lease Auction To Test Response To Trump-Era Regulations
Friday, August 10, 2018A federal auction of exploration leases in the Gulf of Mexico next week will test energy companies' appetite for acreage.
Silvertip Subsea Contract Goes to McDermott
Tuesday, August 07, 2018Silvertip is one of three fields – the others being Great White and Tobago – in Shell's Perdido development.
BOEM Sets August Gulf Lease Sale
Friday, July 13, 2018August 15 lease sale to be livestreamed from New Orleans.
OTC2018: CEO of 'Reset' Deepwater Operator Sees Better Days for GOM
Friday, May 04, 2018Fieldwood Energy has big plans after restructuring and recapitalization.
European Majors Join Race for Mexico Oil Bonanza in Gulf Waters
Wednesday, March 28, 2018European oil majors are swarming the shallow-waters of the Gulf of Mexico as the country races to attract investment before an election.
Stanford PhD Student Helped Discover 200MM Barrels of Resources
Wednesday, January 31, 2018A PhD student from Stanford was integral in BP's discovery of more than 200 million barrels of additional resources at the Atlantis field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
Oil's Heavy Hitters Line Up to Dive Into Mexico's Deep Waters
Friday, January 26, 2018The sale will be Mexico's biggest, in terms of fields and expected investment, since Pemex's monopoly ended in 2013.
Investigation Underway for Offshore Fatality
Wednesday, December 06, 2017The BSEE and US Coast Guard are conducting an investigation into a fatality in the Gulf of Mexico.
Offshore US Oil Firms Talos, Stone Energy Plan $2.5B Merger
Tuesday, November 21, 2017Talos Energy and Stone Energy announced plans to merge and create a new company.
Shell Enchilada Oil Platform In Gulf Of Mexico Shut After Fire
Wednesday, November 08, 2017Shell shut its Enchilada platform in the US Gulf of Mexico after an operational incident that caused injuries to two people.
BOEM Plans Biggest GOM Lease Sale Ever
Tuesday, October 24, 2017BOEM proposes lease sale for nearly 77 million acres in Gulf of Mexico.