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Hurricane Barry halts large portion of GOM oil output

Hurricane Barry shut-in three-quarters of U.S. GOM crude production.

Pemex under pressure with AMLO ruling Mexico’s economy

The surprise departure of Mexico’s finance minister has the state oil company’s watchers biting their nails.

World of oil and gas

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Talos Energy has completed its appraisal program for the Zama discovery on Block 7, in the offshore portion of Mexico’s prolific Sureste basin.

Acteon acquires Proserv’s field technology services, survey businesses

Subsea services group Acteon is adding subsea cutting expertise to its Claxton brand with the acquisition of Proserv’s international Field Technology Services and Survey business units.

Eni awarded new E&P license in the prolific Tano basin, offshore Ghana

Eni (70%) and its partner Vitol (30%) have been awarded rights to Block WB03, located in the medium deep waters of the prolific Tano basin, offshore Ghana.

South Africa working on new oil, gas policy to enable growth

South Africa is working on a policy to govern the development of oil and gas resources after calls by potential investors to shield the industry from a long-running debate over laws that apply to mining exploration.

LLOG reports start of production at Buckskin Project, in deepwater GOM

LLOG Exploration Company, LLC has announced that it has initiated production from the Buckskin Project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

Libra Consortium takes FID on Mero-2 FPSO in Brazil’s pre-salt

Libra Consortium has announced the final investment decision to contract the Mero-2 floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel to be deployed at Mero field offshore Santos basin in Brazil.

SPE Offshore Europe gets brand new backdrop for 2019

This year, returning attendees of SPE Offshore Europe (OE) will notice some new scenery.

Creating the right jobs will ensure Vision 2035 succeeds

Interview with Deirdre Michie, Chief Executive, OGUK

Using integrated technologies in project development

An interview with Colette Cohen, CEO, Oil and Gas Technology Centre; and Jim Lenton, President, Upstream Integrated Solutions, Worley

SPE Offshore Europe-2019 conference chairman sees exciting future ahead for UKCS

Interview with OE 2019 Chairman Michael Borrell, Senior V.P., North Sea and Russia, Total

SPE Offshore Europe 2019: Breakthrough to Excellence – Our license to operate

Recognized by professionals in the upstream industry’s offshore sector as Europe’s leading E&P event, the SPE Offshore Europe (OE) Conference & Exhibition is gearing up for another year in Aberdeen, Scotland.

SPE Offshore Europe 2019 awaits you!

The SPE Offshore Europe 2019 conference and exhibition is fast approaching.

Oceaneering to perform first deepwater AUV survey in Mexico

Oceaneering International, Inc. has secured a contract to perform the first-ever deepwater Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) survey in Mexican waters.

Companies in the news

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Sparrows Group has won contract renewals worth an estimated £30 million on the UKCS.

World of oil and gas

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Several months ahead of schedule, Shell Offshore Inc., a Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary—alongside partner CNOOC Petroleum Offshore SA, Inc., a subsidiary of CNOOC Limited—has begun producing at its Appomattox floating production system.

BP, partners confirm investment in deepwater Angola

BP and partners today confirmed they have agreed further investment into deepwater Block 15, offshore Angola as part of an agreement with Angola's National Agency for Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels (NAPGB).

WFS Technologies unveils new riser monitoring system

WFS Technologies has unveiled solutions to tackle the real-time monitoring of offshore risers both above and below surface, on fixed structures including jackets and braces.

Guyana investigating offshore leases controlled by Exxon, Tullow

Guyana’s anti-corruption agency is investigating how leases were awarded in its deepwater oil region, including those controlled by Exxon and Tullow.