Gulf of Mexico upstream news
Shell awards TechnipFMC a contract for offshore oil field development
TechnipFMC has been awarded significant contract for development in the Gulf of Mexico.
BSEE oversees two capping stack drills in the Gulf of Mexico
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has tested the oil and gas industry’s preparedness for subsea blowouts in the Gulf of Mexico.
C-Innovation completes 46th well intervention
C-Innovation and its family of companies have completed their 46th well intervention in the Gulf of Mexico.
bp starts oil production at Argos platform in the Gulf of Mexico
With a gross production capacity of up to 140 000 bpd, Argos is bp’s fifth platform in the Gulf of Mexico and the first new bp-operated production facility in the region since 2008.
API, AMEXHI, and IOGP renew MOU to strengthen collaboration in Gulf of Mexico
The MOU aims to strengthen mutual cooperation to help enhance operational performance across North American natural gas and oil operations.
Worley awarded contract by Shell to provide E&P services in Gulf of Mexico
The company has been awarded a three-year contract by Shell to provide engineering and procurement services for several of its assets in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM).
Equinor transfers operatorship for Gulf of Mexico field to Shell
Equinor will retain 49% interest in the project, and Shell will become the new operator of the field. To reflect this change, Equinor and Shell have agreed to rename the North Platte development to the Sparta development.
EIA expects nine new Gulf of Mexico natural gas and crude oil fields to start in 2022
In EIA’s June 2022 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the company forecast that new fields coming online in 2022 will account for 5% of natural gas production and 14% of crude oil production in the US Federal Offshore Gulf of Mexico (GOM) by the end of 2023.
Fugro to aid delivery of development assets for Jumbo in US Gulf of Mexico
Jumbo Maritime has awarded Fugro a positioning and metocean services contract to help guide the safe transport and installation of a new floating production system (FPS) for Vito, a deepwater development in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Chevron Sanctions Ballymore Project in Deepwater US Gulf of Mexico
Low-cost tieback expected to add up to 75 000 bbl per day of oil production.