Top 12 Recent Gulf of Mexico Discoveries

February 2021:  Chevron Producer in Mississippi Canyon Block 696: 7,744 bbl of Oil, 2.865 MMcf of Gas per Day

March 1, 2021


Top 20 Cumulative Oil, Gas Producing Wells: Gulf of Mexico

Here are the latest top 20 cumulative oil- and gas-producing wells in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

March 1, 2021


Top 20 Field Reserves: Gulf of Mexico

Shell's Mars development and BP's Thunderhorse and Kaskida top the list when it comes to the highest field reserves. The fields are located in the Mississippi Canyon and Keathley Canyon blocks.

March 1, 2021

Field Development , Deepwater

LLOG, Eni Ink Mississippi Canyon Tieback Deal in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

LLOG Exploration Offshore LLC and Eni have signed an infrastructure agreement in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico on Feb. 10.

February 10, 2021

Deepwater , Subsea

CNOOC Delivers 53,000 Tonne-Production, Storage Platform to Deepwater Gas Field

China’s offshore oil and gas major CNOOC Ltd. has delivered Shenhai-1, a 53,000-tonne, 120-m tall locally built semi-submersible production and storage platform on Feb. 9 to its deep sea gas project in the South China Sea, a state-owned media has reported.

February 9, 2021

Deepwater , Technology

E&P Plus Offshore Well Control: MWCC CEO Discusses Emergency Response Readiness

The Marine Well Containment Co. recently added a 20,000-psi capping stack and subsea coolers to its portfolio to help contain compromised deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico.

January 21, 2021

Deepwater , Renewables , Digital Oilfield

Newfoundland and Labrador Unite to Pursue Clean Tech Opportunities Offshore Canada

The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA), Noia, and the Oil and Gas Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador are working together to accelerate awareness and the pursuit of clean technology opportunities in Canada’s offshore oil and gas industry, the companies said on Jan. 7.

January 8, 2021

Discoveries , Deepwater , Drilling

Petrobras Finds High Quality Oil in New Well at Giant Buzios Field

Brazil’s state-controlled oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA confirmed the presence of high quality oil on Dec. 22 after drilling a new well at Buzios, the country’s second-most productive field.

December 22, 2020

Field Development , Deepwater

BP, Reliance Start Gas Production from Asia’s Deepest Offshore Project

BP and Reliance are developing three deepwater gas projects off the coast of India, which together are expected to meet roughly 15% of the country’s gas demand by 2023, the companies say.

December 18, 2020


BP and Ithaca Start Production at Vorlich Field in North Sea

BP and Delek Group-owned Ithaca Energy have started oil and gas production at the Vorlich field in Britain's central North Sea, the companies said on Thursday.

November 26, 2020