A total of 30 companies participated in Lease Sale 252, covering a 1.2 million acre area of federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico.
In support of President Donald J. Trump’s America-First Offshore Energy Strategy, it has been announced that BOEM proposes to offer 78 million acres for a region-wide lease sale scheduled for August 2019.
The system, Sonardyne’s wide-area Sentry Integrity Monitoring Sonar (IMS), has been deployed on the seafloor at more than 2000 m (6500 ft) water depth.
This follows sanction by BP, as the Operator, of the Atlantis Phase 3 project, announced in January 2019.
This contract includes provisional services for tooling and personnel required to install the hardware.
The company has announced that it has approved a major expansion at the Atlantis field in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
The purchase orders, the largest of which originates from a key Gulf Coast customer of Orbital’s with the balance secured from a second Gulf Coast energy operator, comprise custom analytical integration systems for two new fractionation units.
The company has announced the award of a sizeable SURF (subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines) contract by BP for the Manuel project in the US Gulf of Mexico.
The company has closed the previously announced strategic deepwater Gulf of Mexico joint venture with Petrobras America Inc., a subsidiary of Petrobras.
The field is located approximately 225 miles (360 km) south of New Orleans, La., in a water depth of approximately 5200 ft (1584 m).