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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
DOI report shows two-thirds of offshore leases in Gulf of Mexico lie idle
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DOI report shows two-thirds of offshore leases in Gulf of Mexico lie idle

A report requested by President Obama and released today by the Department of the Interior shows that more than two-thirds of offshore leases in the Gulf of

March 29, 2011
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BOEMRE issues offshore deepwater drillers guidance for complying with safety and containment requirements
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BOEMRE issues offshore deepwater drillers guidance for complying with safety and containment requirements

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) has issued a memo to assist offshore operators with drilling permit applications. 

March 29, 2011
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High Performance Wind Turbine Installation Vessel
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High Performance Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

PHOTO: This HPTIV can operate in year around weather conditions with an operational water depth range of 4.5 to 50 m – courtesy Wärtsilä With the

March 29, 2011
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Monday, March 28, 2011
Statoil gets drilling permit approved, Transocean drillship returning to the Gulf
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Statoil gets drilling permit approved, Transocean drillship returning to the Gulf

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management reported on Friday that they had approved a deepwater drilling permit for Norwegian oil company Statoil.  This is the

March 28, 2011
Total Views: 39

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BP Wins Right For More Tests On Rig’s Failed Blowout Preventer – AP

A U.S. district judge Friday granted a request by BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) for additional testing of the critical safety device that failed to stop oil from gushing

March 28, 2011
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Chevron bringing Transocean drillship to US Gulf signals recovery

(Dow Jones) Jefferies says Chevron’s (CVX) sublet of a Transocean (RIG) ultra-deep-water drillship from Indian energy giant Reliance and plans to bring

March 28, 2011
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Friday, March 25, 2011
Coast Guard Suspects Anglo-Suisse Well in Weekends Louisiana Spill [UPDATE]
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Coast Guard Suspects Anglo-Suisse Well in Weekends Louisiana Spill [UPDATE]

Read update from USCG below HOUSTON -(Dow Jones)- The U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday that oil that has recently washed onto Louisiana beaches is similar to

March 25, 2011
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Thursday, March 24, 2011
ExxonMobil to spud well at Gulf Hadrian Prospect within a few weeks
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ExxonMobil to spud well at Gulf Hadrian Prospect within a few weeks

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) said Thursday it is planning to resume drilling at its Hadrian North prospect in the Gulf of Mexico

March 24, 2011
Total Views: 48

U.S. drilling permits keep coming
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U.S. drilling permits keep coming

Keeping to his word, Michael Bromwich and BOEMRE are beginning to issue GoM drilling permits at an accelerated rate.  Today BOEMRE announced that it is

March 24, 2011
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DNV Report Points To BOP Design Flaw
Offshore

DNV Report Points To BOP Design Flaw

BP PLC came within 1.4 inches or less of preventing the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, say engineers studying the safety device that failed in last

March 24, 2011
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Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Joint Investigation into Deepwater Horizon explosion turns focus onto the BOP
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Joint Investigation into Deepwater Horizon explosion turns focus onto the BOP

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Joint Investigation Team, which is

March 23, 2011
Total Views: 164

BOEMRE approves fourth GoM drilling permit for Exxon Mobil
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BOEMRE approves fourth GoM drilling permit for Exxon Mobil

NEW ORLEANS –  The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today approved a fourth deepwater drilling permit that

March 23, 2011
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011
W&T Offshore and Stone Energy join Helix Well Containment Group
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W&T Offshore and Stone Energy join Helix Well Containment Group

The Helix Well Containment Group (HWCG) announces W&T Offshore, Inc. (and its wholly owned subsidiary W & T Energy VI, LLC) and Stone Energy

March 22, 2011
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Oil and guns
Offshore

World Turmoil And The Energy Crisis

The economist brings us and interesting article on the turmoil in the Middle East as it relates to oil discovery and consumption. They write: TWO factors

March 22, 2011
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Bromwich: More US Gulf Drilling Permits In Next Week [UPDATED]
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Bromwich: More US Gulf Drilling Permits In Next Week [UPDATED]

NEW ORLEANS (Dow Jones)–Michael Bromwich, the top U.S. offshore drilling regulator, said Tuesday that the speed with which some oil and gas companies are

March 22, 2011
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Monday, March 21, 2011
US approves Shell’s deepwater Exploration Plan in Gulf of Mexico
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US approves Shell’s deepwater Exploration Plan in Gulf of Mexico

NEW ORLEANS – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R.

March 21, 2011
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Friday, March 18, 2011
News

BOEMRE issues third drilling permit since Horizon disaster

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today approved a third additional deepwater drilling permit that

March 18, 2011
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Thursday, March 17, 2011
Apache joins Marine Well Containment Company
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Apache joins Marine Well Containment Company

Apache Corporation announced that its subsidiary, Apache Deepwater LLC, has agreed to join the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC), a not-for-profit,

March 17, 2011
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BOEMRE approves Gulf’s first deepwater FPSO facility
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BOEMRE approves Gulf’s first deepwater FPSO facility

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today provided the final approval necessary for Petrobras

March 17, 2011
Total Views: 36

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Technip begins work on Marine Well Containment Company’s response system
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Technip begins work on Marine Well Containment Company’s response system

Technip announced today that the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) has awarded it a contract for the design, procurement and fabrication of the umbilical,

March 16, 2011
Total Views: 242
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