GOM

Deepwater

Top 12 Recent Gulf of Mexico Discoveries

October 2019: Talos Hits 235-ft Pliocene Zone At Bullet Prospect Exploratory

December 2, 2019

Drilling

Kosmos Energy Reveals Unsuccessful Drilling Results In Gulf Of Mexico

Kosmos Energy has completed drilling the Resolution exploration well (Kosmos 50%, BP 50%) in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, the company said on Nov. 26.

November 26, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of Nov. 13, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including Equinor’s sale in the Eagle Ford to Repsol plus nearly $300 million worth of shale acquisitions by Marathon Oil.

November 13, 2019

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Technology , Digital Oilfield

Putting Big Data To Work For Offshore Insights

A modeling suite addresses key knowledge gaps to improve the prediction and evaluation of offshore systems for improved spill prevention and more.

November 12, 2019

Public Capital , Earnings , Deepwater

Miner BHP Taps Oil, Gas For Growth After Shale Exit

Last year, BHP ended a massive loss-making seven-year foray into shale by selling most of its U.S. onshore shale oil and gas assets to BP for $10.5 billion.

November 11, 2019

Highlights

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Nov. 8, 2019)

Wolfcamp wells and a U.S. Gulf of Mexico development test by Shell plus four Eagle Ford producers top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

November 8, 2019

Field Development

Chevron, Hess, Kosmos Find Success Offshore With ILX Strategy

Companies looking for alternatives to onshore developments have been rolling out exploration campaigns focused on areas where infrastructure already exists and using seismic data to help find more resources.

November 5, 2019

Highlights

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Nov. 1, 2019)

Powder River Basin completions by Anschutz Exploration plus U.S. Gulf of Mexico development in Exxon Mobil’s Julia Field top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

November 1, 2019

Subsea

Sembcorp Secures Development Contract For Shell’s GoM Whale Field

Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters Pte. Ltd. has won a contract from Shell Offshore Inc. to build and integrate the topside and hull of a floating production unit (FPU) for the Whale field in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) on Nov. 1.

November 1, 2019

Exploration & Production , Technology , Drilling , Digital Oilfield

Isolate Vertical Movement Resulting From Heave

A direct line compensator improved safety and reduced conventional rigup time during a two-well offshore intervention program.

November 1, 2019