McDermott's Amazon vessel, following a sophisticated upgrade to its ultra-deepwater capabilities, is coming to the Gulf of Mexico to support a subsea contract for the Whale Development in Alaminos Canyon, the company said on Sept. 13.
Exxon Mobil also announced the Liza Unity FPSO vessel to be utilized for the Liza Phase 2 development set sail from Singapore to Guyana in early September.
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HEQ Deepwater, a partnership between Quantum and Houston Energy, recently acquired a stake in the Shenandoah deepwater project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
Once onstream, production from Shenandoah is expected to catapult Beacon Offshore Energy from its current position as the 20th-largest producer in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to the 10th spot, says Wood Mackenzie analyst Mfon Usoro.
Vessel upgrades include automation, onboard hex joint production and increased cargo capacity.
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Shell recently unveiled plans to develop the new deepwater project, Whale, first discovered in 2017 in the Gulf of Mexico’s Alaminos Canyon Block 773.