The Whale FPU comprises a topside module and a four-column semi-submersible floating hull, with a combined weight of 25 000 t. Slated for completion in 2022, it will operate in the Alaminos Canyon Block 772.
Esox-1 was drilled in 4609 ft (1405 m) of water and encountered approximately 191 net ft (58 m) of high quality oil bearing Miocene reservoirs.
The exploration target of the Alom-1 well on Block 9 was to prove hydrocarbons in stacked Pleistocene targets. The objectives were found to be dry and the well will now be permanently plugged and abandoned.
Talos plan to use Trendsetter’s TC7 clamp connectors and ancillary equipment on the Bulleit development located in the Gulf of Mexico’s Green Canyon 21 block.
The order is the first material equipment order for the Shenandoah project and the first of its kind for subsea trees designed for pressures up to 20 000 psi.
The Maersk Installer will join the Maersk Implementer in the Bay of Campeche, performing general support duties, well stimulation as well as inspection, maintenance and repair for Pemex’s platforms.
Lease Sale 254, scheduled for March 2020, will be the sixth offshore sale under the 2017 – 2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program.