Deepwater , Pipelines

Oil Output Halted at Three GOM Platforms on Pipeline Outage, Shell Says

"Shell is coordinating with local authorities and mobilizing personnel and equipment to assess the situation," Shell said in a statement regarding a pipeline leak.

August 11, 2022


Ecopetrol, Shell Find Gas at Gorgon-2 Well Offshore Colombia

Ecopetrol and Shell boast success at the ultra-deep-water Gorgon-2 well, which confirms the extension of a natural gas province offshore Colombia’s southern Caribbean coast.

August 11, 2022

Discoveries , Deepwater

Ecopetrol, Petrobras Report Deepwater Gas Find Offshore Colombia

The deepwater gas discovery reported by Ecopetrol and Petrobras offshore Colombia confirms the importance of the Caribbean region and increases the possibility for developing a new E&P frontier off northern South America.

July 29, 2022

Field Development , Discoveries , Deepwater

Exxon Mobil, Hess Accelerate Stabroek Development with Two New Discoveries

Partners Exxon Mobil and Hess reported two new discoveries offshore Guyana at the Seabob-1 and Kiru-Kiru-1 wells, adding to the discovered recoverable resource estimate for the prolific Stabroek Block.

July 26, 2022

Deepwater , Subsea

Kosmos Energy Awards Schlumberger Integrated Subsea Boosting System Contract

Schlumberger's Subsea Integration Alliance will provide deepwater E&P company Kosmos Energy with a subsea multiphase boosting system, topside equipment and a 16-mile integrated power and control unbilical.

July 26, 2022

Business , Deepwater , Technology

SBM Offshore Finalizes $1.7 Billion Financing for One Guyana FPSO

FPSO One Guyana to begin production of Exxon Mobil’s Yellowtail development offshore Guyana in the prolific deepwater Stabroek block in 2025.

July 21, 2022

Deepwater , Subsea

Subsea Firm Proves Acoustic Hydrate Detection in Deep Water

Now that a ROV-propelled acoustic sensor has proven the ability to locate blockage in a deepwater pipeline, TSC Subsea is looking into other use cases, such as detecting the buildup of hydrates and wax deposits before a plug form.

July 18, 2022

Deepwater , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Shell Buys Operating Stake in Equinor’s North Platte in US Gulf of Mexico

To reflect the change, Equinor and Shell have agreed to rename the North Platte development, located in the Garden Banks area of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, to Sparta.

June 29, 2022

Deepwater , Drilling

Sembcorp Delivers World’s First 8th-gen Ultradeepwater Drillship

The world’s first eighth-generation drillship, the Deepwater Atlas, is expected to begin operations at the Shenandoah project in the Gulf of Mexico later this year, according to a Transocean release.

June 29, 2022

Field Development , Deepwater

LLOG Exploration Announces First Production from Spruance Field in Deepwater GoM

LLOG Exploration Co. announced the first oil produced from its deepwater Gulf of Mexico Spruance Field, with 16,000 bbl/d of oil, as well as 13 MMcf/d of gas.

June 28, 2022