Shelf , Acquisitions & Divestitures

W&T Offshore Snags $47 Million Shallow-water Acquisition in Gulf of Mexico

W&T Offshore entered a definitive purchase and sale agreement to purchase the oil-weighted operated producing properties from privately-held ANKOR E&P Holdings Corp. and KOA Energy LP.

January 10, 2022

Public Capital , Shelf , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Talos Energy Adds to Gulf of Mexico Position with ‘Tactical’ Bolt-on

Among the acquired assets are multiple prolific, producing fields in the Gulf of Mexico Shelf that were originally discovered and/or operated by predecessor companies led by current Talos Energy management.

June 22, 2020

Shelf , Discoveries

Byron Energy Strikes Pay in US Gulf of Mexico Well

Byron Energy’s latest well located on South Marsh Island Block 71 in shallow water Gulf of Mexico was flowing at a rate of 8.3 million cubic feet per day of gas.

March 23, 2020

Public Capital , Shelf , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Joint Ventures

Contango Oil & Gas Strikes JV Deal With Former Partner In US GoM

The original partnership in the late 1990s between Contango and Juneau Oil & Gas made several notable discoveries in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

December 20, 2019

Shelf , Legislation

Marco Rubio Blocks Trump Interior Nominee Over Offshore Drilling

Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio has placed a hold on the Senate confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to become the deputy secretary of the Interior Department, Katharine MacGregor, over concerns about the agency's plans to expand offshore drilling, his office said on Dec. 4.

December 4, 2019

Shelf , Energy Transition

How Wind-For-Oil Can Be An Alternative To Shore-Based Electrification

The author traveled to Aker Solutions’ Norwegian facility to discover how wind power can help reduce carbon emissions for oil production.

May 8, 2019

Shelf , Deepwater , Energy Transition , Subsea

Leading Offshore Into A Changing Future

OTC kicks off today in Houston and its chairman sees another 50 years of success for offshore energy.

May 6, 2019


US Deeply Concerned By Turkey's Intent To Drill Offshore Cyprus

The United States is deeply concerned by Turkey's announced intentions to begin offshore drilling operations in an area claimed by Cyprus as its exclusive economic zone, a State Department spokesperson said on May 5.

May 6, 2019

Shelf , Legislation

US Judge Rules Against Trump Order Opening Parts Of Arctic, Atlantic To Drilling

Environmental groups filed to block the executive order. Appeal considered likely.

March 31, 2019

Shelf , Legislation

Trump Administration Offshore Drilling Plan Due 'In Coming Weeks': Official

The Trump administration’s revised five-year program to expand offshore drilling in most federal waters will be released “in the coming weeks,” an Interior Department official said on March 6, after months of opposition from coastal state lawmakers opposed to exposing their shorelines to oil and gas exploration.

March 7, 2019