Deepwater Oil Drilling: US & Gulf of Mexico

Schlumberger, Spectrum agree on deepwater seismic job offshore Mexico

Spectrum and Schlumberger have entered into a cooperation agreement to jointly acquire and process Spectrum’s offshore Mexico Campeche-Yucatan 2D regional multi-client program.

Technip bags engineering contract for Thunder Horse South expansion project in GoM

BP Exploration & Production Inc. has contracted Technip for the design, engineering, fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning of the new production pipeline systems on the south side of the Thunder Horse production drilling quarters unit. 

Red Marine develops modular umbilical clamp with FMC

Red Marine has developed a modular umbilical clamp system in conjunction with FMC Technologies. 

OTC 2015: Chevron exec provides Lower Tertiary update

Steve Thurston, Chevron’s vice president, Deepwater Exploration & Projects, discussed the company’s recent success in the Gulf of Mexico with the Jack/ St. Malo fields at the recent Offshore Technology Conference in Houston.

Wood Group Mustang completes engineering for MWCC vessels

Wood Group Mustang has completed engineering services for the two Marine Well Containment Co. (MWCC) vessels that can be deployed in the event of a deepwater well control incident in the US Gulf of Mexico. 

OTC 2015 exclusive: BSEE chief discusses SEMS audits, new reporting initiative

Bureau seeks industry input on SEMS implementation, KPIs

OTC 2015: NETL highlights blowout, spill model

At the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, researchers and scientists from the US Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) were on-hand to discuss the Blowout and Spill Occurrence Model (BLOSOM).

Delta House has potential to enhance offshore design philosophy

Another revolution is in the works for offshore oil and gas production - one caused by a new semisubmersible production platform named after the home of the boisterous college fraternity in the 1978 comedic film, "Animal House."

New CEO navigates company through sea of change

The current down cycle in the oil and gas industry offers a period of time for many companies to reassess their portfolios. Many believe that capex growth will continue to be impacted in the low oil price environment, coupled with building oversupply and the lack of rig demand.

Classification society merger bolsters industry training and certification resources

Since 1864, Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has evolved from a Norwegian classification society into an international provider of classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil and gas, and energy industries.

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Falling oil prices and the offshore oil and gas industry: assessing the state of the market

The precipitous decline in oil prices has brought many areas of the oil and gas industry to a standstill. Yet while some sectors are feeling the pi...
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Standardization of Offshore Production Systems

The EPC strategy and an update on the construction of the eight units will be presented as well as an overview of future opportunities.

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Frac Smarter with Hydrocarbon Tracers

Water, Oil & Gas phase tracers applied during the hydraulic stimulation can tell you how your wellbore is producing.

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Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2014

The editors of Offshore have made their choices for the winners of the Five Star Award – the top five offshore field development projects for 2014....
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