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Gulf of Mexico

U.S. crude oil production in the Federal Gulf of Mexico increased slightly in 2017...The Department of the Interior (DOI) will offer 77.3 million acres offshore Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida...ConocoPhillips has concluded its... more

Upstream

Shell Offshore, Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announces today the early start of production – around one-year ahead of schedule – at the first phase of Kaikias, an economically resilient, subsea development... more

Offshore & Marine

Shell made a large, deepwater, exploration discovery in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with its Dover well. more

Offshore & Marine

Analysis of the US Gulf of Mexico’s crude oil production shows that over $40.3bn in capital expenditure will be spent by the US Gulf of Mexico on oil projects between 2018 and 2021. more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Statoil and Total have completed their acquisition of Cobalt International Energy’s 60% operated interest in the North Platte discovery in the US Gulf of Mexico for an aggregate purchase price of USD 339 million. more

Offshore & Marine

While political debate wages over America's opportunity to expand offshore oil and gas production and economic projections of minimal increases in global oil prices, Gulf offshore operators and support companies are quietly getting the job done. more

Offshore & Marine

The Trump administration’s plan to broadly expand drilling in U.S. offshore waters is moving slowly due to opposition from coastal states and indifference from oil companies that have turned their focus to other opportunities. more

Offshore & Marine

Since crude oil prices plunged, oil and gas producers have been grappling with a "new normal". The Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas industry is proving that necessity produces bold new ideas and a renewed focuses on efficiency and productivity. more

Offshore & Marine

The Trump administration said it would offer the largest oil and gas offshore auction in U.S. history on March 21 for areas in federal waters off the Gulf Coast, less than a year after a similar sale yielded little corporate interest. more

Offshore & Marine

IEA marks historic day in global energy governance with first member country in Latin America more

Drilling & Exploration

Shell Offshore Inc. announced one of its largest U.S. Gulf of Mexico exploration finds in the past decade from the Whale deep-water well. more

Offshore & Marine

President Trump’s administration has proposed opening up nearly all of America’s offshore waters to oil and gas drilling, but the industry says it is mainly interested in one part of it, now cordoned off by the Pentagon: the eastern Gulf of Mexico. more

Offshore & Marine

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement and U.S. Coast Guard are conducting an investigation into the fatality of a drillship worker in an area of the Gulf known as Walker Ridge 469, about 172 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. more

Offshore & Marine

As part of a series of ongoing energy reforms, Mexico’s National Center for Natural Gas Control (CENAGAS) recently conducted the first open season to auction capacity rights on the country’s natural gas pipeline grid. more

Pipeline/Transportation

BP has sanctioned the Mad Dog Phase 2 project in the United States, highlighting its long-term commitment to the country despite the current low oil price environment. more

Offshore & Marine

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