Across the African continent, where some 600 million people lack electricity, both well-established and emerging producers are seeking to accelerate hydrocarbon extraction.
Higher production from Guyana, considered a growth engine for Hess, also helped the company offset output declines this past quarter in North Dakota’s Bakken and Gulf of Mexico.
Here are the latest top 20 cumulative oil- and gas-producing wells in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
Thunder Horse South Expansion Phase 2 completes the program of five major project start-ups planned by BP for 2021.
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.
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.