Oil & Gas Production: US & Gulf of Mexico

Delta House sees first production in deepwater GoM

LLOG Exploration Co. has started production from the Delta House FPS in the Gulf of Mexico’s Mississippi Canyon 254.

Industry advances deepwater production riser technology

This issue of Offshore magazine includes an update to the Deepwater Production Riser Systems & Components Poster. Nearly five years have passed since the last edition of this poster was published, and there have been several advances related to riser technology over this short period of time.

Red Hawk stands as first spar ever decommissioned in GoM

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of a kind. Heralded as the first cell spar ever built, it remains the lone cell spar ever fabricated just slightly 10 years after its inception. Decommissioned in September 2014, it then earned distinction of being the deepest floating production unit retired in the Gulf of Mexico.

Oil production in federal GoM expected to keep increasing

Crude oil production in the federal Gulf of Mexico is expected to continue to rise over the next two years, according to a recent report issued by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

US EIA lists top oil and gas fields ranked by reserves

A supplement to the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Proved Reserves, 2013 ranks the 100 largest US oil and gas fields, combining offshore and onshore by their estimated 2013 proved reserves. 

UPDATE: PEMEX fire extinguished

PEMEX has extinguished the fire on the Abkatun Alpha platform in the Bay of Campeche, Gulf of Mexico.

InterMoor completes riser and mooring disconnection off Angola

InterMoor has completed operations for the disconnection and laydown of risers and mooring lines on an FPSO facility offshore Angola.

McDermott to install subsea equipment for Chevron at Jack/St. Malo

Chevron USA Inc. has awarded McDermott International Inc. (NYSE:MDR) a contract to transport and install subsea umbilicals, manifolds, jumpers, and flying leads for the brownfield expansion of the Jack and St. Malo fields in the GoM.

ExxonMobil turns on Hadrian South taps in the deepwater GoM

ExxonMobil Corp. has commenced production in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico at Hadrian South with facilities tied-back to the nearby Lucius project.

EIA predicts continued growth in GoM oil production

The US Energy Information Administration expects oil production in the Gulf of Mexico to continue increasing through 2016.  


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Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2014

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