gulf of mexico


Monday, October 31, 2022
Offshore

Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Areas Finalized

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated two areas in the Gulf of Mexico for the development of offshore wind projects, which combined

October 31, 2022
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Sunday, October 23, 2022
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Environment

Exxon Sets Sail On Massive Houston Ship Channel Carbon Capture Project

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Snaking along the Gulf of Mexico’s seabed are thousands of pipes sending oil and gas from the myriad of oil, rigs and platforms to

October 23, 2022
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Saturday, August 6, 2022
NOAA

Below-Average Gulf Of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Measured

NOAA–Today, NOAA-supported scientists announced that this year’s Gulf of Mexico “dead zone”— an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and

August 6, 2022
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Thursday, July 21, 2022
Offshore

Here Are the Two Areas Being Considered for Gulf of Mexico Wind Farms

President Biden and Department of the Interior on Wednesday announced new steps to advance offshore wind energy development in the Gulf of Mexico, the heart of

July 21, 2022
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Sunday, July 3, 2022
Ports

New Gulf Of Mexico Oil Refinery Opens

By Adriana Barrera (Reuters) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador formally opened a major new oil refinery on Friday, a signature project for the

July 3, 2022
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Friday, January 28, 2022
offshore rig north sea
Offshore

U.S. Judge Nullifies Results of November Offshore Lease Auction Over Climate Impact

By Valerie Volcovici and Nichola Groom Jan 27 (Reuters) – A federal judge invalidated the results of an oil and gas lease sale in

January 28, 2022
Total Views: 1391

Friday, January 14, 2022
offshore wind farm with vessel in foreground
Offshore

Biden Administration Advances Offshore Wind Planning in Gulf of Mexico

With offshore wind headlines this week focusing on the “historic” lease sale off New York and New Jersey, the Department of Interior’s Bureau

January 14, 2022
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Thursday, January 6, 2022
Offshore

Semcorp Marine Delivers Shell’s Gulf of Mexico-Bound Vito FPU

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine has completed its first newbuild Floating Production Unit with the delivery of Vito Regional Production Facility (Vito FPU) to

January 6, 2022
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Monday, September 13, 2021
Coast Guard Barge Inspection
Offshore

Gulf Of Mexico Oil Still Hurting From Hurricane Ida

By Sharon Cho (Bloomberg) Oil rose to hits highest level in just under six weeks as investors tracked the slow restoration of supplies in the Gulf of Mexico

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 1496

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
hurricane ida damage
Offshore

Ida Ranks Among Worst Storms to Hit U.S. Offshore Energy Production in 16 Years

By Sabrina Valle and Arpan Varghese HOUSTON, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Hurricane Ida’s damage to U.S. offshore energy production makes it one of

September 7, 2021
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Offshore

Over 80% Of Oil Output In Gulf Of Mexico Still Offline A Week After Ida

By Stephanie Kelly (Reuters) –- More than 80% of oil production in the Gulf of Mexico remains shut in after Hurricane Ida, a U.S. regulator said on Monday,

September 7, 2021
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Friday, September 3, 2021
Offshore

Crew From 177 Production Platforms, 6 Rigs And 4 DP Rigs In the Gulf of Mexico Have Been Evacuated

NEW ORLEANS — Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) activated its Hurricane Response Team as Hurricane Ida made its way through the

September 3, 2021
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Monday, August 30, 2021
Finance

Oil Edges Up as U.S. Gulf Producers Assess Damage After Ida

By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) –Oil closed modestly higher Monday in New York as offshore explorers assess damage from Hurricane Ida and investors

August 30, 2021
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Saturday, August 28, 2021
Hurricane Ida Water Vapor Photo
Weather

Workers flee 90 Offshore Facilities As Extremely Dangerous Hurricane IDA Churns Toward Oilfields

(Reuters)-U.S. oil and gas companies on Friday cut more than 1.6 million barrels of oil production as a major storm churned toward oilfields that provide 17%

August 28, 2021
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Friday, June 4, 2021
NOAA Chart of the Gulf of Mexico
Environment

Gulf Of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Shrunk A Little

NOAA scientists are forecasting this summer’s Gulf of Mexico hypoxic area or “dead zone” — an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other

June 4, 2021
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Tuesday, May 25, 2021
jack-up rig
Accidents

BSEE Panel to Investigate Fatal Accident on Offshore Platform in Gulf of Mexico

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has established a panel to investigate the death of a worker at a Gulf of Mexico offshore platform

May 25, 2021
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Monday, May 17, 2021
offshore drilling rig
Accidents

Contractor Killed in Accident at Gulf of Mexico Offshore Facility -Operator

Houston-based offshore oil and gas producer Fieldwood Energy has confirmed the death of a contractor at one of its Eugene Island offshore facilities in the

May 17, 2021
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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
offshore rig north sea
Offshore

Biden Issues Dozens of Oil Drilling Permits in First Few Days

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration has issued at least 31 new drilling permits authorizing operations on federal land and

January 27, 2021
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Thursday, November 12, 2020
hurricane zeta october 28
Offshore

Record Hurricane Season Deals Worst Blow to Gulf Oil Production in a Decade

By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) –It’s the year of the unprecedented and the hurricane season has been no exception. A record-breaking hurricane season

November 12, 2020
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Friday, October 16, 2020
offshore rig north sea
Offshore

BOEM Sets Date for Region-Wide Oil and Gas Lease Sale in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will offer approximately 78 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for a region-wide lease sale now scheduled

October 16, 2020
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