Top 12 Recent Gulf of Mexico Discoveries

July 2021: Walker Ridge Block 758 Discovery Tested Flowing 5,701 bbl of Oil, 12.77 MMcf of Gas per Day

October 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.

October 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.

October 1, 2021

Field Development , Deepwater

BP Starts Production at Thunder Horse Expansion Project in Gulf of Mexico

Thunder Horse South Expansion Phase 2 completes the program of five major project start-ups planned by BP for 2021.

September 28, 2021

Deepwater , Subsea

McDermott Snags Contract for Shell US Deepwater Development

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.

September 14, 2021

Field Development , Discoveries , Deepwater

Exxon Mobil Expands Offshore Guyana Resource with New Pinktail Oil Find

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.

September 9, 2021

Private Equity , Deepwater , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Quantum Launches HEQ Deepwater with over $400 Million Commitment

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.

August 30, 2021

Field Development , Deepwater

Beacon Offshore’s Status Projected to Rise Following Shenandoah Project FID

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.

August 26, 2021

Deepwater , Technology

OTC 2021: Amazon Redefines What’s Possible for Marine Construction

Vessel upgrades include automation, onboard hex joint production and increased cargo capacity. 

August 16, 2021

Exploration & Production , Deepwater , Logistics

OTC 2021: Compounds Improve Performance of Components Used in Oil & Gas Exploration Equipment

Reinforced fluoropolymers are materials proven to optimize performance and withstand demanding downhole conditions.

August 12, 2021