A Powder River Basin discovery by Chesapeake, LLOG files Gulf of Mexico plan and a triple-lateral horizontal completion in South Texas top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.
TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract by Shell for the PowerNap project, located in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM).
BHP Billiton Petroleum (Deepwater) Inc. had the highest bid of the day at $22.5 million for Green Canyon block 124.
The order is for the design, engineering, manufacturing and installation of a riser isolation valve control system on the Ursa tension-leg platform (TLP).
Production from the Gulf of Mexico field has grown to about 15,550 boe/d (76% liquids) from about 1,290 boe/d in 2011, the company said.
Anadarko Petroleum was the only corporate deal Occidental Petroleum considered since the company’s current leadership has been in place, says CFO Cedric Burgher.
The King’s Quay final investment decision follows the recent sanctioning of the Samurai field development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.