Latin America & Caribbean

Field Development

BHP Reports First Oil Production at Ruby Project in Trinidad and Tobago

The development is expected to produce 16,000 gross barrels of oil per day after completion, the company said in a statement.

May 5, 2021

Exploration & Production , Natural Gas

Brazil’s Petrobras to Offer Gas Contracts Tied to US Henry Hub Benchmark

Petrobras will start offering contracts backed by the U.S. Henry Hub reference price, in addition to contracts indexed to the international Brent oil benchmark, the company said in a statement.

May 4, 2021

Trade , International , Tankers

Mexico Port Works on US-Sanctioned Cuban Tankers that Carry Venezuelan Oil

Work on the tankers could potentially violate sanctions on Venezuela, lawyers say.

April 30, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of April 21, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including an acquisition by EOG Resources in Australia marking the Houston-based oil and gas producer’s entry into the country plus the closing of Equinor’s $900 million Bakken exit.

April 28, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of April 21, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including a new JV formed by Vortus Investment Advisors to develop oil-rich assets in the Permian Basin in New Mexico’s Eddy County.

April 21, 2021

Business , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Midstream

Aruba Aims to Sign Deal with Houston-based Eagle LNG Partners

The deal would allow Eagle LNG Partners to supply Aruba’s power company with natural gas, replacing high-sulfur fuel oil as the country’s main fuel for generation.

April 19, 2021

Highlights

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (April 16, 2021)

Production starts at a Shell-operated venture in the Gulf of Mexico, a horizontal Woodford Shale completion in Pecos County, Texas, plus Crestone Peak Niobrara wells in Colorado’s Arapahoe County top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

April 16, 2021

Legislation , International

Mexico’s Lower House Approves Contentious Oil Legislation

The initiative is part of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s efforts to strengthen state influence over the energy market at the expense of private capital.

April 15, 2021

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (April 9, 2021)

EOG Resources Austin Chalk wells, Diamondback and Centennial completions in the Permian’s Delaware Basin plus more drilling planned by Shell at its Blacktip prospect in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

April 9, 2021

Digital Oilfield , Logistics , Seismic

BP Awards CGG Multiple Seismic Imaging Projects in GoM, Trinidad & Tobago

CGG has been awarded three major seismic imaging projects by BP, two from the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and one from offshore Trinidad & Tobago.

March 31, 2021