Oil & Gas Production: US & Gulf of Mexico

Williams and DCP commence gas flow from ultra-deepwater GoM pipeline

Williams and DCP Midstream Partners, LP announced that the new extended Discovery natural gas gathering pipeline system has come online. 

BSEE, USCG respond to Energy XXI platform fire

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is responding to a damaged unmanned platform in South Timbalier block 27 in the Gulf of Mexico.

OneSubsea announces Jack/St. Malo involvement

Chevron Corp. recently achieved first oil from the Jack and St. Malo fields in the Gulf of Mexico. OneSubsea, a Cameron and Schlumberger company, supplied the subsea production and processing systems for these deepwater fields.

Lucius enters production in the ultra-deepwater GoM

Petrobras has started production at the Lucius field in the ultra-deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

Using CO2 extends range of EOR applications for GoM operators

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), a division of the US Department of Energy, has released "CO2-EOR Offshore Resource Assessment." The report analyzes the economic and technical factors relating to the use of CO2-EOR offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. It found that the economic viability of CO2-EOR in the GoM depends greatly on three factors: the price of oil, the cost of CO2, and the efficiency of CO2-EOR technology.

Status of US Gulf of Mexico deepwater discoveries

Get the latest updates of US Gulf of Mexico deepwater discoveries sorted by field name, year of discovery, water depth, operator, onstream status, and production facility type.

Assessing the impact of falling oil prices

This year begins with a great deal of uncertainty regarding future oil prices and the resulting impact on the oil and gas industry.

Blue Ocean sets deepwater subsea intervention record

Blue Ocean Technologies has set another record for deepwater subsea interventions. Blue Ocean’s Interchangeable riserless intervention system (IRIS) recently intervened on a deepwater production well in the Gulf of Mexico’s Desoto Canyon, reaching a record-breaking 8,200 ft (2,499 m).

Shell expands presence in deepwater GoM with Mars B

Shell's Mars B project, located in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, produced first oil in the first quarter of this year. It is the first time that significant infrastructure has been added to an existing deepwater field in the Gulf, says Shell.

Deepwater production to reach 1.9 MMboe/d in 2016

Production in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico is expected to reach a new peak of 1.9 MMboe/d in 2016, according to Wood Mackenzie's latest outlook.

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