Renaissance Offshore LLC will acquire interests in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) from Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations LLC, Black Elk said July 16. The amount was not disclosed.
Under the agreement between the Houston-based companies, Renaissance will gain interests in nine fields in the GoM, which includes seven operated and two non-operated. The sale is expected to close in August.
The lawsuit alleges the U.S. Bureau of Land Management failed to adequately consider the adverse effects oil and gas drilling would have on the people and environment in eight Central California counties.
U.S. energy firms this week added oil rigs for the first time in four weeks even as the pace of growth in record crude output is expected to slow.
Continental Resources’ Middle Bakken discovery, extended-lateral Haynesville Shale producers and a Wolfcamp well tested by EOG top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.