Wednesday, May 17, 2017

BP Sees Early Promise, Growing Investment in Mexico Offshore Projects

By David Alire Garcia MEXICO CITY, May 17 (Reuters) – BP Plc’s first foray into Mexico’s recently opened energy market is proving more promising than expected, and the government should...

May 17, 2017
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Friday, April 28, 2017
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Gulf of Mexico Subsea Alliance to Utilize New ‘Island Venture’ OCV

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL), Trendsetter Engineering and C-Innovations have announced formation of a strategic alliance which will utilize the new offshore construction vessel Island Venture to provide Gulf of Mexico (GOM)...

April 28, 2017
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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Gulf of Mexico Crude Oil Production Hits Record High

Crude oil production in U.S. federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) set an annual high of 1.6 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2016, surpassing the previous high...

April 13, 2017
Total Views: 11

Friday, March 24, 2017
Maritime News

UFO Reported in Gulf of Mexico: OSV Engineer Says He Saw Large Craft Hovering Near Rig

A crew member of an offshore supply vessel in the Gulf of Mexico claims he saw a UFO ‘fives times’ the size of his vessel and UFO trackers are now looking for...

March 24, 2017
Total Views: 442

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Maritime News

Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Yields $274 Million in High Bids

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced that Wednesday’s lease sale for all available oil and gas parcels in the central Gulf of Mexico yielded over $274 million in...

March 22, 2017
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Public Comment Period Extended For Jones Act Proposed Revocations and Modifications

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has extended the public comment period for its notice of proposed modification and revocation of ruling letters related to the CBP’s application of the...

February 14, 2017
Total Views: 20

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Coast Guard, Supply Vessels Responding to Platform Fire in Gulf of Mexico -UPDATE

The U.S. Coast Guard and at least four offshore supply vessels are responding to a fire on an oil production platform belonging to Renaissance Offshore near Grand Isle, Louisianna. The...

January 5, 2017
Total Views: 9

Friday, November 18, 2016
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Obama’s Offshore-Oil Plan Forces Drillers to Focus on U.S. Gulf

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The Obama administration’s decision to forgo auctions of new oil and gas drilling rights in U.S. Arctic waters deals a blow to energy companies seeking...

November 18, 2016
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Monday, August 29, 2016

GoM Oil and Gas Operators Evacuate Platforms, Rigs Ahead of Storm

Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico have started evacuating platforms and rigs in the path of a Tropical Depression 9, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental...

August 29, 2016
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Maritime News

Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Lease Sale Raises Just $18 Million

A U.S. government oil and gas lease sale covering the Western Gulf of Mexico garnered just $18 million in high bids on Wednesday, a reflection of the prolonged weak oil...

August 24, 2016
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The $100 Billion Nightmare For Offshore Oil: Louisiana’s Sinking Coast

by Catherine Traywick (Bloomberg) From 5,000 feet up, it’s difficult to make out where Louisiana’s coastline used to be. But follow the skeletal remains of decades-old oil canals, and you...

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 7

Monday, May 16, 2016
Maritime News

Response Continues to Offshore Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico; Skimming Operations Concluded

The U.S. Coast Guard and Shell are continuing their response to the release of some 88,200 gallons of crude oil from a subsea flow line into the Gulf of Mexico approximately...

May 16, 2016
Total Views: 2

Friday, May 13, 2016
Maritime News

Shell Pipeline Leaks 88,000 Gallons of Oil in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil spill reportedly discharged from a Shell subsea well-head flow line, approximately 90 miles south of Timbalier Island, Louisiana, Thursday. The...

May 13, 2016
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Investigative Panel to Probe Offshore Worker Death

The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has established a former Investigative Panel to probe the recent death of an offshore worker in the Gulf of Mexico. The...

March 15, 2016
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Maritime News

Pemex Halts Deepwater Projects With Budget Cuts to Stem Losses

By Adam Williams (Bloomberg) — Mexico’s state-owned oil company is taking deepwater development off its plate for now. Driven to rip $5.5 billion out of its budget this year to...

March 1, 2016
Total Views: 9

Friday, February 26, 2016
Maritime News

Mexico Planning First-Ever Deep Water Gulf Oil Auction

MEXICO CITY, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Contract awards for Mexico’s first-ever deep water oil auction covering ten potentially lucrative blocks will take place on Dec. 5, oil regulator CNH said...

February 26, 2016
Total Views: 9

Friday, January 8, 2016
Maritime News

Mexican Oil Fields Lure Next Generation of Wildcatters

By Adam Williams (Bloomberg) — While more than 180,000 onshore wells are producing oil in Texas, only 8,250 have been drilled by Petroleos Mexicanos across the border in Mexico. Welcome...

January 8, 2016
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

WATCH: Heidelberg Spar Upended in Gulf of Mexico

Anadarko’s Heidelberg Spar has made the 400 mile trip from Ingleside, Texas to its new home at the Green Canyon 859 block in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, where it...

November 24, 2015
Total Views: 36

Friday, November 20, 2015
Maritime News

Criminal Charges Filed Over 2012 Platform Fire in Gulf of Mexico

Three companies and three individuals have been hit with criminal charges related to a November 2012 explosion on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico that resulted in...

November 20, 2015
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Maritime News

Oil Tanker Backlog in U.S. Gulf Seen as New Symbol of Glut

  HOUSTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) – A traffic jam of oil tankers has emerged along the U.S. Texas coast this month, a snarl that some traders see as the latest...

November 10, 2015
Total Views: 159