November 28, 2022
Subsea services provider DeepOcean said Monday it had secured substantial contracts with oil and gas companies Equinor, ConocoPhillips, and BP worth a total of NOK 2 billion ($201.8 million).
Lifecycle performance of wet (subsea) and dry tree systems for Lower Tertiary reservoirs in ultra-deepwater GOM
This first article of a three-part series introduces the basis and results of 30-year lifecycle operation simulations performed to compare a subsea (wet tree) hub and spoke scheme to a dry tree phased approach using Frontier’s concepts to develop major discoveries in the ultra-deep high-pressure Gulf of Mexico.
November 16, 2022
Neptune Energy and its partners said Wednesday that hydrocarbons have been encountered in the Calypso exploration well in the Norwegian Sea. The operations are still at an early stage, and Neptune has not determined if commercial volumes are present.
November 08, 2022
Senior executives from the most active majors and independents in the Gulf of Mexico will convene to discuss regional operations and outlook at next week's Deepwater Executive Summit in Houston.
September 27, 2022
Long recognized as a pillar of U.S. energy production, deepwater Gulf of Mexico could help provide the resources the world needs during the energy transition. Restricting supplies of fossil fuels may seem like an answer. But society needs affordable energy sources until the net-zero goal is met.
September 15, 2022
Federal investigators raided a deep-water oil explorer’s Louisiana office last week as part of a probe into an offshore spill, a rare escalation for a U.S. environmental case.
August 25, 2022
Shell Plc, ExxonMobil Corp., Chevron Corp. and Equinor ASA plan to withdraw multibillion-dollar lawsuits against Nigeria’s state energy company after finalizing new terms for deepwater oil production in Africa’s largest crude producer.
August 23, 2022
A recent ultra-deepwater giant drillships build resulted in two drillships that have the first-ever 20,000 psi well control system equipped with two 20,000 psi blowout preventers.
The Center for Offshore Safety helps operators develop, implement and refine their Safety and Environmental Management Systems. The center is at the forefront of knowledge sharing across the industry to enhance offshore operational safety and continuous improvement.
August 12, 2022
Exxon Mobil Corp. renewed two deepwater leases in Nigeria for 20 years, among the first permits granted under the country’s new oil and gas law.
Paradigm’s e-Winch® Technology praised for increasing well intervention efficiency, reducing CO2 emissions
July 26, 2022
In 2020, Paradigm Technology Services B.V delivered four NORSOK e-Winch® units to Deepwell AS (now Archer AS) of Norway, for continuous operations aboard the Seafarer vessel.
July 14, 2022
Well construction expert DeltaTek Global announced its QuikCure® technology has received a U.S patent, confirming the unique attributes and technical make-up of the company’s rapid cement hydration offering.
July 11, 2022
Petrobras has awarded Tenaris a four-year contract for the supply of a comprehensive package of products and services for its flagship Buzios deepwater project.
June 29, 2022
Sembcorp Marine Ltd successfully completed the delivery of the world’s first eighth-generation drillship, the Deepwater Atlas, for Transocean’s subsidiary Triton Atlas GmBH.
June 27, 2022
Global energy consultancy Xodus has established a new Contaminant Advisory Group to help tackle the decommissioning regulatory challenges facing operators in Australia.
With increasing volumes of produced water from existing deepwater Nigerian assets, it’s imperative to limit or prevent emulsifications. To solve the problem, a customized water clarifier was developed to ensure regulatory compliance to discharge requirements and optimize waste management practices.
June 22, 2022
Aimed at unlocking the geological capacity of the complex, a conventional oil development located in deep water in Equatorial Guinea comprising five producing oilfields, the upgrade will convert 15 gas lift wells to electrical submersible pumps.
June 08, 2022
Forum Energy Technologies (FET) has delivered two work-class ROV sales to Brazilian marine engineering company Oceanica Engenharia e Consultoria Limitada to support its deepwater intervention operations and strengthen its offering to the energy sector.
May 05, 2022
Energy demand is expected to increase, and deepwater oil and gas will play a critical role in the energy mix in the future, ExxonMobil Vice President of Deepwater Jeff Weidner said during an executive dialogue.