Top 12 Recent Gulf of Mexico Discoveries

July 2021: Walker Ridge Block 758 Discovery Tested Flowing 5,701 bbl of Oil, 12.77 MMcf of Gas per Day

August 1, 2021


Top 20 Cumulative Oil, Gas Producing Wells: Gulf of Mexico

Here are the latest top 20 cumulative oil- and gas-producing wells in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

August 1, 2021


Top 20 Field Reserves: Gulf of Mexico

Shell's Mars development and BP's Thunderhorse and Kaskida top the list when it comes to the highest field reserves. The fields are located in the Mississippi Canyon and Keathley Canyon blocks.

August 1, 2021

Deepwater , Completions

Wireline-deployed Milling Services Enlarge a Tubing Hanger in Deepwater Congo

A case study details how a company enlarged a hardened tubing hanger while also preserving its mechanical integrity. 

July 29, 2021


Exxon Mobil-led Group Logs New Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana

The discovery adds to the previous recoverable resource estimate of approximately 9 billion oil equivalent barrels.

July 28, 2021

Public Capital , Deepwater

Talos Energy Achieves First Production at Tornado Attic Well

Talos Energy executed completion operations for the Tornado Attic well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico’s Green Canyon area and achieved first production in mid-July.

July 27, 2021

Field Development , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

Shell Pushes LNG Strategy Forward with Barracuda First Gas

Barracuda is Shell’s first greenfield project in Trinidad and Tobago and one of its largest in the country since its BG Group acquisition.

July 22, 2021

Deepwater , Subsea , Pipelines

Tackling the Issue of Pipeline Corrosion

The effects of corrosion can contribute between 3.5% and 5.2% of global GDP (i.e., between $285 billion and $439 billion annually on a global basis, calculated for 2020 GDP figures of $84.54 trillion U.S. dollars).

July 16, 2021

Field Development

Greenland Ends Unsuccessful 50-Year Bid to Produce Oil

Greenland has ended its 50-year ambition to become an oil producing nation after announcing on July 16 it would suspend a strategy of searching for oil and would stop granting exploration licenses.

July 16, 2021

Exploration & Production , Drilling , Digital Oilfield , Logistics , Subsea

Neptune Energy Digitizes Wells with Gaming Tech to Enhance Production, Cut Costs

The new digital twins of Neptune’s wells were developed in collaboration with InformatiQ, a leading oil and gas data visualization specialist that combines infrastructure, wells and geology data to create detailed 3D models.

July 15, 2021