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

Field Development , Deepwater , Midstream

Williams to Provide Services for Shell, Chevron Deepwater Project

Shell recently unveiled plans to develop the new deepwater project, Whale, first discovered in 2017 in the Gulf of Mexico’s Alaminos Canyon Block 773.

August 5, 2021

Deepwater , Completions

Wireline-deployed Milling Services Enlarge a Tubing Hanger in Deepwater Congo

A case study details how a company enlarged a hardened tubing hanger while also preserving its mechanical integrity. 

July 29, 2021

Public Capital , Deepwater

Talos Energy Achieves First Production at Tornado Attic Well

Talos Energy executed completion operations for the Tornado Attic well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico’s Green Canyon area and achieved first production in mid-July.

July 27, 2021

Public Capital , Field Development , Deepwater

Shell Green-lights Giant Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Project

The deepwater development, named Whale, was discovered in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico’s Alaminos Canyon Block 773 by operator Shell and partner Chevron in 2017.

July 26, 2021

Deepwater , Subsea , Pipelines

Tackling the Issue of Pipeline Corrosion

The effects of corrosion can contribute between 3.5% and 5.2% of global GDP (i.e., between $285 billion and $439 billion annually on a global basis, calculated for 2020 GDP figures of $84.54 trillion U.S. dollars).

July 16, 2021

Deepwater , Subsea

Building the Next Generation of FPSOs

In recent years, advances in the design of rotating equipment packages have helped FPSO operators meet demanding targets for capex and opex, production uptime, safety and emissions.

July 1, 2021

Field Development , Deepwater , Midstream

Williams Signs Deepwater Export Agreement for Gulf of Mexico Field

Williams said it reached an export agreement with Beacon Offshore and its co-owner for the Shenandoah deepwater oil field through its Discovery infrastructure in the central Gulf of Mexico.

June 17, 2021

Deepwater , Drilling , Completions

Newpark’s Drilling Fluid System Designed for Challenging Deepwater Operations

An integrated suite of fluid solutions successfully delivered objectives in a four-well ultradeepwater drilling and completion campaign in the Great White Frio development in the Gulf of Mexico. 

May 27, 2021