GOM

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of May 26, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including Oasis Petroleum’s Permian Basin exit and the all-equity consolidation of three Kayne Anderson portfolio teams in the Anadarko Basin.

May 26, 2021

Exploration & Production , Seismic

PGS, Joseph Exploration Enter Gulf of Mexico Technical Collaboration

PGS and Joseph Exploration (JEX) have formed a technical collaboration in the West Cameron protraction area, Gulf of Mexico, the companies said on May 21.

May 24, 2021

Business , Deepwater , Acquisitions & Divestitures

EnVen Energy Takes Over for BHP in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Field

The transaction with private Houston-based operator EnVen Energy marks BHP’s exit from the Neptune Field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

May 21, 2021

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment

BSEE Investigating Fatal Incident on GoM Platform

Fieldwood Energy on May 15 confirmed the fatality involving a contractor occurred during a nonemergency casing pressure test on a shut-in well.

May 21, 2021

Exploration & Production , Drilling

W&T Offshore Awards GoM Drilling Contract to Valaris

Offshore drilling firm Valaris has secured a contract with W&T Offshore for its jackup rig VALARIS JU-117 in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, the company said on May 19.

May 21, 2021

Exploration & Production

Talos, Pemex Continue Work Toward Unitization Deal for Zama Field

The agreement will address initial tract participating interest splits, the mechanism to re-determine those splits in the future and operatorship and other key topics, Talos said in a news release.

May 21, 2021

Exploration & Production , Energy Transition

Offshore Oil Players Navigate Energy Transition

Equinor, Chevron and BP are bringing technical know-how, project management and more from offshore oil operations to the table as part of the global energy transition movement.

May 18, 2021

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (May 14, 2021)

A Mississippi Canyon-Pliocene discovery by LLOG Exploration in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico plus Chesapeake and Southwestern Marcellus Shale wells and an EOG Powder River completion top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

May 14, 2021

Discoveries

Shell Makes ‘Significant’ Oil Discovery in Deepwater GoM

The Leopard well hit more than 600 ft of net oil pay at multiple levels, Shell said.

May 11, 2021

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (May 7, 2021)

Marcellus and Utica shale discoveries, Diamondback completes a Wolfcamp producer in the Permian Basin plus an offshore prospect in the Gulf of Mexico’s Green Canyon Block top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

May 7, 2021