Reservoir Evaluation , Deepwater , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Seismic

SpotLight’s ‘Underground Alarm System’ Reimagines Subsurface Monitoring for Oilfield Operations

The 4D solution offers oil and gas operators keen seismic monitoring of subsurface movements from a single source and a single receiver, SpotLight CEO Habib Al Khatib said in this exclusive interview.

May 4, 2020

Deepwater , Subsea

Deepwater Horizon: Safety Advances a Decade Later

Marine Well Containment Co.—established in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster—has designed a comprehensive emergency response program to contain compromised deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico.

April 23, 2020

Deepwater , Technology

Weatherford Marks Three Deepwater Firsts Offshore Brazil

Weatherford developed the integrated completion solution to install downhole equipment for an operator offshore Brazil, saving the operator 27.5 hours of deepwater rig time.

April 17, 2020

Public Capital , Deepwater , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Chevron Closes $1.6 Billion Sale of Stake in Giant Azeri Oil Field

MOL Plc, a Hungarian multinational oil and gas company, agreed to buy the asset, which consisted of Chevron’s nonoperating interests in the largest oil field in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Basin.

April 16, 2020

Deepwater , Midstream

Genesis Energy Inks Deepwater GoM Transportation Agreements

The Tarantula Platform, located in South Timbalier block 308, has the capability to process up to 25,000 barrels per day of oil from the Katmai field development.

April 13, 2020

Deepwater , Drilling

Case Study: Weatherford Provides Fresh Approach for Ultradeep Gulf of Mexico Well

Fourteen days and $14 million saved by sidetracking from a collapsed expandable liner using an off-the-shelf casing-exit system by Weatherford in an ultradeep Gulf of Mexico well.

March 23, 2020

Investment , Deepwater

OMV Again Postpones Decision On Black Sea Offshore Investment

The exploration of the Black Sea Neptun block is a joint venture between OMV’s Romanian subsidiary Petrom and U.S. major Exxon Mobil Corp., and includes the first deepwater exploration well in Romanian waters.

March 13, 2020


Offshore Exploration: All Eyes On Brazil’s Presalt Basins

Increased E&P activity is expected in the prolific presalt basins of Brazil, which hold billions of barrels of recoverable oil reserves.

February 25, 2020

Field Development , Deepwater

Egypt Agrees To Deepwater Exploration Deal With Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Others

Egypt has reached initial agreements with five major energy firms to explore for oil and gas in deep waters in off its western coast on the Mediterranean, the petroleum minister said.

February 17, 2020

Deepwater , Policy & Regulations

E&P Offshore Advances: A Tale Of Two Provinces

Deepwater Gulf of Mexico is set for another year of record oil production while U.S. regulators explore ways to prevent the stranding of resources on the shelf.

January 30, 2020