Deepwater , Renewables , Technology

E&P Offshore: Fixed or Floating Foundations—Which Brings Value for Money in Deeper Water?

An analysis reveals the tipping point between commercial viability of fixed and floating foundations could be at a greater water depth than previously expected.

July 27, 2020


Petrobras Kicks Off Tender to Build 3 FPSOs in Deepwater Buzios Field

In a securities filing July 24, Petrobras said the three new FPSOs were part of its development plans for the asset, which aim at a total of 12 floating platforms installed by the end of the decade.

July 24, 2020


Top 12 Recent Gulf of Mexico Discoveries

July 2020: Walker Ridge Block 316 Discovery Hits 200 Net ft of Oil Pay

July 24, 2020

Deepwater , Renewables , Digital Oilfield

E&P Offshore: Addressing the Challenge of Exporting Power from Deepwater Windfarms

The application of oil and gas know-how to dynamic power cables is transmitting success to deepwater windfarms.

July 20, 2020

Highlights , Deepwater , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (July 17, 2020)

Results from four Barnett Shale discoveries made by Lime Rock Resources plus a new development test planned for LLOG Exploration’s Who Dat Field in the Gulf of Mexico top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

July 17, 2020


Petrobras Plans to Open Tender for Brazil’s Biggest Platform

The company plans to launch the leasing tender for the floating platform, known as an FPSO, by the end of August, sources say.

July 8, 2020


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.

July 1, 2020


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.

July 1, 2020

Public Capital , Deepwater , Drilling

With Contracts Canceled and Debts Mounting, Offshore Oil Drillers Face Another Shakeout

The companies that operate offshore drilling rigs for major oil producers face a second wave of bankruptcies in four years amid a historic drop in energy prices that likely will leave surviving drillers more closely tied to big oil firms.

June 24, 2020

Deepwater , Drilling

E&P Drilling Spotlight: Stratigraphic Zonation for Model-based Bit Design

A novel application for drilling optimization proves successful in the Brazilian deepwater presalt.

June 18, 2020