Latin America & Caribbean

Trade

New Trade Deal Launches Under Cloud of Disputes, Coronavirus

Tariffs against Canada and labor issues in Mexico raise concerns about USMCA.

July 2, 2020

Exploration & Production , Drilling

E&P Drilling: Gyroscopic Surveying Improves Wellbore Placement in Latin America

Ensuring a well’s trajectory makes high-accuracy wellbore surveying one of the most critical aspects of operational and financial success.

July 1, 2020

Digital Oilfield , Logistics , Subsea

Cyberhawk Secures Multimillion-dollar Software Contract with Shell

Cyberhawk, the global leader in drone-based inspection and creator of iHawk, a cloud-based asset visualization software, said June 22 that it has secured a five-year, multimillion-dollar software contract with Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

June 22, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (June 19, 2020)

A Bone Spring discovery made by Occidental Petroleum in the Permian Basin plus a Forward Field-Marcellus Shale producer reported by EQT in Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

June 19, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (June 5, 2020)

Four Eagle Ford Shale wells completed by EOG Resources from a single pad in Gonzales County, Texas, plus an oil discovery offshore Mexico by Eni top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

June 5, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (May 21, 2020)

A record Wolfcamp Shale producer completed by EOG Resources in the Permian Basin plus two Haynesville Shale completions in Louisiana’s Bossier Parish top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

May 21, 2020

Drilling , Subsea

Aquaterra Energy Wins Platform Work Offshore Trinidad and Tobago

DeNovo Energy has awarded Aquaterra Energy, a leader in global offshore engineering solutions, the FEED contract on May 18 for a second Sea Swift platform to be located in the Zandolie field, off of the west coast of Trinidad and Tobago.

May 19, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production

Social Distancing Offshore: COVID-19 Highlights Pandemic Risk for Oil Platforms

Offshore oil and gas workers now have to contend with social distancing and personal protection in confined facilities that were never designed for pandemics. 

April 30, 2020

Drilling , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Midland, Texas-based Intrepid Directional Drilling Doubles Business with Acquisition

“We strongly believe that expanding our business at this time will allow us to better meet our customers’ needs as the market continues to evolve in the coming years,” Intrepid President Clint Leazer says.

April 30, 2020

Natural Gas , Crude Oil , Exports , Pipelines

Does Mexican Policy Border on a Threat to US Gas Exports?

Despite global economics wreaking havoc on Pemex, Mexico’s insular ‘energy sovereignty’ policy continues.

April 30, 2020