Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:25:48 CDT

Three studies were commissioned, with one leading to fiscal reforms that made the U.K. more competitive than Norway, Angola, the Gulf of Mexico and Indonesia. The U.K., like Canada, has a card to play when it comes to attracting investment....

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 12:27:48 CDT

A sheen has been observed, the BSEE said no shoreline impacts have been reported. The worst recorded oil spill in U.S. history was in 2010 when BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig released more than 3 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:03:45 CDT

Seven years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill dumped millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, a federal study confirmed what one local doctor had suspected for years. Chemicals used in the cleanup made thousands of people sick....

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:25:55 CDT

The hull for the Appomattox field development facility arrived last week at the Ingleside, Texas shipyard where it will undergo final construction before installation in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:36:37 CDT

The project will make use of an existing subsea pipeline system to transport LNG from the current platform in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, to four floating LNG vessels (FLNGVs) , which are moored roughly 50m (80.5km) offshore in the Gulf of Mexico .

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:20:00 CDT

Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are beginning to re-board platforms and rigs following Tropical Storm Nate, according to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 14:31:59 CDT

The fast-moving storm has curtailed 92 percent of daily oil production and 77 percentof daily natural gas output in the Gulf of Mexico, more than three times the amount affected by Harvey. Nate could become a Category 2 storm before ......

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:58:00 CDT

Some operators in the US Gulf of Mexico are evacuating offshore facilities in preparation for the arrival of Tropical Storm Nate, which is expected to advance northward and move over the central gulf this weekend while possibly strengthening into a hurricane.

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:48:37 CDT

BP has begun securing offshore facilities and evacuating non-essential personnel from the Thunder Horse and Na Kika platforms and the West Vela drilling rig in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico....

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 09:23:27 CDT

Chevron is preparing to shut down two platforms in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a Tropical Depression that could develop into a major storm, the company said, as quoted by Reuters. The platforms are Petronius and Blind Faith. Tropical Depression 16 is currently in the southwest Caribbean, according to the Weather Channel, and is bringing heavy rains to Central America....

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:42:38 CDT

Offshore rigs and platforms in the Gulf of Mexico account for about 17 percent of U.S. crude oil output and 4 percent of gas production. About 45 percent of petroleum refining capacity and 51 percent of gas processing is along the coastline....