Deepwater

Private Equity , Deepwater , Trends

New King Of North Sea Takes On Total, BP

This year, Chrysaor, will, according to some estimates, be the biggest oil and gas producer in the North Sea, rivaling Total and BP.

October 13, 2019

Deepwater , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Chevron Buys 40% Stake In Three Mexico Deepwater Blocks From Shell

Chevron Corp. said on Oct. 4 it signed an agreement with a unit of Royal Dutch Shell to buy a 40% stake in three deepwater blocks in the Mexican Gulf that the Anglo-Dutch firm won in auctions under the nation's energy reform.

October 5, 2019

Deepwater

New Upstream Director Takes Up Challenge for Shell’s North Sea Assets

Wael Sawan took over the mantle of upstream director at Shell in July at a crucial time for the industry and the Dutch IOC. He talked with Hart Energy during the Offshore Europe conference.

October 1, 2019

Deepwater , Subsea , Seismic , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Talos Energy Enters GoM Deals With BP, Exxon Mobil

Talos Energy Inc. has entered into two separate agreements on Sept. 19 with BP Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp. related to new exploration opportunities in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GoM).

September 19, 2019

Reservoir Evaluation , Deepwater , Digital Oilfield

Schlumberger Introduces Intelligent Wireline Formation Testing Platform

The Ora platform brings unprecedented performance in dynamic reservoir characterization.

September 18, 2019

Deepwater , Logistics , Seismic , Acquisitions & Divestitures

TGS Adds Deepwater Node, Acquisitions To Accelerate Growth

TGS has achieved five milestones accelerating the company’s growth strategy, the company said on Sept. 16.

September 16, 2019

Deepwater , Legislation

House Passes Two Bills To Ban New Offshore Drilling

Neither are likely to gain much traction in the Senate.

September 12, 2019

Deepwater , Digital Oilfield

Chevron Fires Warning To Oil, Gas Independents

Speaking at Offshore Europe, John O’Brien, deepwater focus manager at Chevron, explained how a change in attitude and the adoption of digital technologies is allowing oil and gas majors to become nimbler and less averse to risk.

September 12, 2019

Deepwater , Technology , Subsea

A Hybrid Concept For Actuating Subsea Valves

A new concept combines electromechanics and electrohydraulics in a compact unit for deepsea applications.

September 3, 2019

Deepwater , Technology , Drilling , Risers

Extending Riser Life

A new process reduces costs and lost time associated with MODU drilling riser inspections through the use of life-cycle condition-based monitoring.

September 3, 2019