Business , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

E&P A&D Playbook: Trends in US Land Prices

This play-by-play takes a deep look into pricing trends across six key oil and gas basin areas, including the two most active gas plays and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

April 1, 2020

Exploration & Production , Technology , Subsea

US Gulf of Mexico: Keeping the Faith

Ingenuity and innovation are delivering steady growth in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas industry.

April 1, 2020


Top 12 Recent Gulf Of Mexico Discoveries

March 2020: Mississippi Canyon Block Discovery 726 Encounters 191 ft Of Miocene Pay

April 1, 2020

Umbilical , Risers , Flowlines

BHP Awards Trion Field Pre-FEED Contract to McDermott

The pre-FEED scope includes engineering tasks related to the configuration, sizing and preliminary analysis of the FPU, including topsides, hull, risers and mooring.

March 31, 2020

People , Exploration & Production

Murphy Oil CEO Takes Medical Leave over Coronavirus Concerns

In the interim, David Looney, Murphy Oil’s executive vice president and CFO, will temporarily assume  RogerJenkin’s responsibilities as president and CEO.

March 26, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of March 25, 2020

Editor’s note: there were no updates from the previous week’s A&D transactions chart that ran March 18.

March 25, 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

Deepwater , Drilling

Case Study: Weatherford Provides Fresh Approach for Ultradeep Gulf of Mexico Well

Fourteen days and $14 million saved by sidetracking from a collapsed expandable liner using an off-the-shelf casing-exit system by Weatherford in an ultradeep Gulf of Mexico well.

March 23, 2020

Exploration & Production , Transactions

France’s Total Renounces Rights to Deepwater Block in Mexican Gulf

The regulator said Total decided to return the block due to the results it had obtained to date and must pay a fine of $21.2 million for failing to comply with its contract’s minimum exploration work requirements.

March 23, 2020


Aker Solutions Wins 20-Year Umbilicals Deal with Chevron

Aker Solutions has entered a master agreement on March 23 to provide umbilicals for Chevron-operated oil and gas fields in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

March 23, 2020