CGG has started its first multi-client ocean bottom node survey in the Mississippi Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico.
Equinor has exercised its preferential rights to acquire an additional 22.45% interest in the Caesar Tonga oil field from Shell Offshore Inc. for $965 million in cash.
Growing demand for petroleum products will spur offshore activity in the near term, says Gerbert Schoonman, Vice President, Global Production—Offshore, Hess Corp.
Talos Energy has issued an update on drilling operations in its interest in the Gulf of Mexico.
Chris Golden, senior vice president at Equinor, discussed taming deepwater development costs in the Americas at the Offshore Technology Conference on Wednesday.
Exploration drilling recovered last year but portfolio renewal has become a critical issue for the industry following a performance decline, according to Westwood’s 10th annual ‘State of Exploration’ report.
BP has awarded TechnipFMC an integrated engineering, procurement, construction, and installation subsea contract for the Thunder Horse South Expansion Phase 2 project in the Gulf of Mexico.
Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Co. (TAQA) aims to complete the acquisition of two companies in the North American oilfield services technology and manufacturing sectors by year-end.
BP has sanctioned development of the Thunder Horse South Expansion Phase 2 project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
Kosmos Energy expects to drill the Resolution prospect later this year in Garden Banks block 492 in the Gulf of Mexico.
Murphy Oil Corp. has discovered oil with the LDT-1X exploration well on block 15-1/05 in the Cuu Long basin offshore Vietnam.
Harvey Gulf has contracted Ampelmann to provide an offshore access system in the Gulf of Mexico.
Otto Candies LLC has entered into multi-year charter agreements with Canyon Offshore Inc. and Aqueos Corp.
The US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has released the final BOP systems and well control regulations.
Ensco Rowan plc has issued an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.
LLOG Exploration Offshore L.L.C. and Repsol E&P USA Inc. have signed an asset exchange and joint participation agreement in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt told the Wall Street Journal the Trump administration’s development of a new five-year offshore oil and gas leasing program has been delayed indefinitely.
Shell Offshore Inc. has reported an oil discovery at the Blacktip prospect in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico.
Murphy Exploration & Production Co. – USA has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire deepwater Gulf of Mexico assets from LLOG Exploration Offshore, L.L.C. and LLOG Bluewater Holdings, L.L.C. for $1.625 billion.
Seadrill Partners LLC has received early termination notice from BP for the semisubmersible West Capricorn about three months ahead of schedule.
Noble Corp. plc has issued an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.
Transocean Ltd. has provided an update on its offshore drilling rig fleet.
Chevron Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. to acquire all the outstanding shares of Anadarko in a stock and cash transaction valued at $33 billion.
The National Ocean Industries Association elected 17 industry leaders to its board of directors during its annual meeting in Washington, D.C.