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Offshore Drilling & Completion: US & Gulf of Mexico

Noble hits pay in deepwater GOM

Noble Energy Inc. has successfully completed both the Katmai exploration well and the Dantzler appraisal well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

Crowley’s Ocean Sky completes blackout testing in Gulf of Mexico

Crowley’s Ocean Sky has completed back-up station-keeping and holdback services in the Gulf of Mexico.

Deepwater GoM exploration well comes up dry

The Noble Energy and BP Exploration & Production Bright exploration well in deepwater Gulf of Mexico found no hydrocarbons.

GSP takes delivery of Magellan jackup

GSP has expanded its drilling fleet to eight rigs by acquiring the jackup GSP Magellan (ex-GSF Magellan).

Blue Ocean sets subsea well intervention records

Blue Ocean Technologies LLC, a riserless subsea well intervention company, has set industry records in subsea well intervention by intervening in, and subsequently conducting P&A on, a production gas well in 6,700 ft (2,042 m) of water and 12,600 ft (3,840 m) downhole, without a riser.

Freeport-McMoRan orders high-pressure BOP from Cameron

Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas has ordered a 20,000 psi BOP stack from Camero.

WJM introduces modular offshore drilling rig design

William Jacob Management Inc. has introduced a new modular offshore drilling rig design that it says reduces deployment costs and improves speed-to-market for upstream operations.

Shell further defines Norphlet’s pay in the GoM

Shell has made a third major discovery through the Rydberg discovery in the Norphlet play in deepwater of the Gulf of Mexico.

UK Breagh gas field in line for further well frac operations

Drilling has started on the A08 production well for the Breagh Phase 1 gas development in the UK southern North Sea, according to partner Sterling Resources.

Noble Energy takes interest in deepwater GoM tracts

Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE: NBL) has agreed with BP Exploration & Production Inc. to acquire 50% of BP's interest in 17 deepwater exploration leases in the Atwater Valley protraction area of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Offshore Engineering in the Concordia Wreck Removal Project

In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the str...
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