http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Shell reports structural damage to West Delta facilities from Hurricane Ida https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/20/shell-reports-structural-damage-to-west-delta-facilities-from-hurricane-ida The West Delta-143 facilities serve as the transfer station for production from Shell’s assets in the Mars corridor in the Gulf of Mexico to onshore crude and natural gas terminals. New study outlines opportunities for UK companies in growth of U.S. offshore wind https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/15/new-study-outlines-opportunities-for-uk-companies-in-growth-of-us-offshore-wind The study states that a lack of maturity in the US offshore wind supply chain currently translates to the need for a rapid expansion in products and services required to deliver projects on time and on budget. Shell preps key Gulf of Mexico pipeline for restart after hurricane Ida https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/10/shell-preps-key-gulf-of-mexico-pipeline-for-restart-after-hurricane-ida Royal Dutch Shell is gearing up to restart oil pipelines off the U.S. Gulf Coast, potentially moving the region’s top driller one step closer to restoring some production shut by Hurricane Ida. Phillips 66 might idle hurricane-damaged Louisiana refinery https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/10/phillips-66-might-idle-hurricane-damaged-louisiana-refinery Phillips 66 may idle a New Orleans-area refinery that suffered so much damage during Hurricane Ida that repairs may be too costly, according to people familiar with the operation. Enbridge to expand U.S. oil export capacity with $3B Moda Midstream deal https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/7/enbridge-to-expand-us-oil-export-capacity-with-3b-moda-midstream-deal Enbridge Inc., the Canadian pipeline giant, agreed to acquire Moda Midstream Operating LLC for $3 billion to add U.S. Gulf Coast oil export capacity. The deal will connect Enbridge with oil produced in the Permian and Eagle Ford shale basins. U.S. Coast Guard investigating miles-long oil spill after hurricane Ida https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/3/us-coast-guard-investigating-miles-long-oil-spill-after-hurricane-ida Federal authorities are responding to a 14-mile long oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico discovered in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, according to the Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office. Strategic Petroleum Reserve draws increase as Gulf oil remains offline https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/3/strategic-petroleum-reserve-draws-increase-as-gulf-oil-remains-offline The U.S. is granting a second refiner in Louisiana access to the country’s emergency crude stockpiles as most oil-producing platforms in the Gulf of Mexico remain offline after Hurricane Ida. Democrats close in on drilling, mining bans for Biden’s $3.5T infrastructure scheme https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/3/democrats-close-in-on-drilling-mining-bans-for-biden-s-35t-infrastructure-scheme Legislation to block oil drilling in most U.S. waters and Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge edged closer to passage Thursday, as the House Natural Resources Committee rejected more than a dozen changes sought by Republicans. Noble provides clarity on Globetrotter II drillship, during and after hurricane Ida https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/9/2/noble-provides-clarity-on-globetrotter-ii-drillship-during-and-after-hurricane-ida World Oil reached out to Noble Corporation, owner of the drillship, for further comment. This afternoon (Thursday, Sept. 2), we received further explanation from Noble’s Vice President, Investor Relations, and Treasurer, Craig Muirhead. Port Fourchon, other Gulf oil facilities likely offline for weeks after Ida https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/8/31/port-fourchon-other-gulf-oil-facilities-likely-offline-for-weeks-after-ida Damage to Port Fourchon, which services about 90% of output from U.S. Gulf deepwater oil and natural gas wells, is extensive and widespread, Chett Chiasson, executive director of the Greater Lafourche Port Commission said in an NPR interview Tuesday.