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
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Monday, June 22, 2015

PEMEX Confirms Another Platform Accident

Mexico's state-run oil company, Pemex, confirmed on Monday there was an accident on an oil platform at one of its major operations in the southern Gulf of Mexico, but added any impact on output remained unclear.

June 22, 2015
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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Accident Aboard Pemex Jack-Up Kills Two, Injures 10

Mexican oil company Pemex said an accident on Tuesday has left an offshore maintenance rig in the southern Bay of Campeche listing, killing two workers, but has not affected crude production.

May 5, 2015
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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Fire Out at Pemex Processing Platform

The fire at Pemex's Abkatun A- Permanente processing platform in the Bay of Campeche has been extinguished as the company begins to assess the damage.

April 2, 2015
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Monday, June 2, 2014
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Talleres Navales del Golfo Begins Construction of 22-Vessel Fleet for PEMEX

On 26 May, Talleres Navales del Golfo (TNG) shipyard laid the keel of a 31.5 meter, 50 ton bollard pull azimuth stern drive tugboat. This event marked the start of...

June 2, 2014
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Monday, May 12, 2014

Chevron Seeks PEMEX Partnerships

By Adam Williams May 12 (Bloomberg) — Chevron Corp., the world’s third- largest energy company by market value, will seek additional partnerships with state-run Petroleos Mexicanos as Mexico prepares to...

May 12, 2014
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Thursday, May 1, 2014
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Mexico Seeks Quick Investment With Energy Reform Rules

Mexico's government on Wednesday proposed a set of rules tailored toward attracting quick investment to its oil and gas industry as it mapped out how the state would end its domination of the sector.

May 1, 2014
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Monday, March 24, 2014
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Oceanografia CEO Held For Questioning In Citigroup Fraud Case

MEXICO CITY, March 23 (Reuters) – The chief executive of a major Mexican oilfield services company was held for questioning on Saturday in connection with a fraud investigation that forced...

March 24, 2014
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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Creditors Seize Ship Tied To Mexican Oil Company Probe

Creditors to Oceanografia, a Mexican oil services company at the center of an alleged fraud that forced Citigroup to cut its 2013 profit, have seized a ship that was used as collateral for debt issued by the company.

March 15, 2014
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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Seadrill Secures PEMEX Drilling Contracts With New Joint Venture

Leading offshore drilling company Seadrill announced Tuesday that it has secured drilling contracts with Mexico's PEMEX for the operation of five jack-up rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.

February 18, 2014
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Friday, January 24, 2014
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China Oilfield Services Plans $1.3 Billion in 2014 Expenditures

China Oilfield Services Ltd. announced today plans to invest upwards of USD $1.3 billion into the building of 26 new vessels for their offshore fleet. This capital expenditure includes funds...

January 24, 2014
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Friday, October 4, 2013
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Keppel Corp Plans to Build First Yard in Mexico With PEMEX

Singapore's Keppel Corporation Ltd, the world's biggest offshore jackup drilling rig builder, said it plans to build its first yard in Mexico jointly with its national oil company, to expand in Mexico's fast-growing offshore oil and gas sector.

October 4, 2013
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Thursday, May 2, 2013
Hijos de J. Barreras (HJB)

Pemex Needs Product Tankers, Seeks Stake in Spanish Shipyard HJB

MEXICO CITY, May 1 (Reuters) – Mexico’s Pemex on Wednesday said it is seeking to take a controlling stake in a Spanish shipyard with a view to building specialized tankers...

May 2, 2013
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Thursday, March 28, 2013
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Keppel Signs $820 Million Rig Deal

Keppel FELS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, said Thursday that it has secured contracts from Mexican drilling company, Grupo R, to build four jackup rigs worth US$820...

March 28, 2013
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Monday, January 28, 2013
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Seadrill’s West Pegasus Sets Deepwater Drilling Record Off Mexico

Lee Freeman, Captain of Seadrill’s record-breaking rig West Pegasus provides us with the following update via satellite. On 28 January 2011, the first crew members arrived at Jurong shipyard in...

January 28, 2013
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Friday, October 5, 2012

Pemex Continues String of Luck at Perdido

(Bloomberg) — Petroleos Mexicanos, the world’s fourth-largest crude producer, found a new ultra-deepwater field with about 200 million barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, according to one person...

October 5, 2012
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

PEMEX Strikes It BIG in Deep Water Gulf of Mexico [UPDATED]

(Bloomberg) — Petroleos Mexicanos, the world’s fourth-largest oil producer, may have as many as 10 billion barrels of potential reserves in its El Perdido deposits in the Gulf of Mexico, a...

August 29, 2012
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

US and Mexico Reach Agreement on Gulf of Mexico Oil

LOS CABOS — The United States and Mexico agreed Monday to work together on oil and gas development in the Gulf of Mexico, paving the way to end a long-running...

February 21, 2012
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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Incident Photos – Pemex’s Flotel Jupiter platform partially sinks in Gulf of Mexico

Partial collapse of the platform Flotel Jupiter – April 12, 2011 Name: JUPITER 1 Flag: Mexico Rig Type: semi-submersible platform IMO No.: 8757283 Owner Name: Cotemar Company, SA de CV...

April 14, 2011
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Friday, April 8, 2011

Seadrill confirms ultra-deepwater contract in Mexico

Seadrill, through its affiliate Sea Dragon de Mexico, has settled the final agreement with Pemex for the provision of the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig West Pegasus (previously Seadragon I). The...

April 8, 2011
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