BOEM Prepares Offshore Wind Environmental Assessment for the Gulf of Mexico

Gulf of Mexico call map As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of permitting 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is preparing a draft environmental assessment (EA) to consider the impacts of … Read More

Sembcorp Marine delivers giant platform for Shell’s Gulf of Mexico project

Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine has completed the Vito Regional Production Facility (Vito RPF) for Shell’s deepwater project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Vito is a Shell-operated deepwater development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico sanctioned in April 2018. Located over … Read More

Transocean drillship gets fresh drilling gig

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has won a new contract for one of its drillships with the U.S. Gulf of Mexico operator, EnVen Energy Corporation. In an update on Wednesday, EnVen Energy said it had executed a drilling contract with Transocean … Read More

Toil and trouble for Transocean drillship while on Shell job

A Transocean-owned drillship has experienced two operational incidents while working in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico for Shell. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium Premium content Subscribe to continue Become a PREMIUM … Read More

WATCH: BP’s giant Argos platform arriving home in Gulf of Mexico

BP’s giant Argos platform – the centrepiece of BP’s $9 billion Mad Dog 2 project – has reached its final location in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico following a journey from a yard in Texas. The oil major on Monday shared a … Read More

More Gulf of Mexico work for Seadrill rigs

While working to emerge from Chapter 11, offshore drilling contractor Seadrill has secured more work for its rigs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and added about $0.5 billion to its backlog in the period after the end of the … Read More

Noble confirms consistent signs of recovery in rig market as new deals come in

Echoing the sentiment of its rivals Transocean and Valaris, Noble has said it is seeing consistent signs of recovery in the offshore rig market. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate your login status. Premium Premium content … Read More

Shell restores full Gulf of Mexico output as Mars and Ursa make a comeback

Oil major Shell has restarted production at its Mars and Ursa platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, bringing its entire operated production in the Gulf back online once these two are fully ramped up. Shell informed on Friday that … Read More

Interior Department Advances Offshore Wind Proposals in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of deploying 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior has announced three major milestones to advance commercial offshore wind energy development. The department will propose a lease … Read More

Petrobras selling interests in 15 Gulf of Mexico fields

Brazilian oil and gas giant Petrobras is selling its interest in a company that owns interests in 15 offshore fields in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Petrobras informed on Monday it has started the opportunity disclosure stage (teaser), regarding the … Read More