Rigs/Vessels: US & Gulf of Mexico

PEMEX extends geo contracts with Fugro

PEMEX has awarded Fugro (Mexico) and its associates, Diavaz, an extension of the company’s ongoing offshore geophysical and geotechnical campaign in a deal worth about $13 million.

US offshore rig count gives back gain from previous week

The Baker Hughes Weekly Rig Count has found that the offshore US count has given back the three rigs it gained last week, and now stands at a total of 30 rigs. 

Technip secures another subsea contract for the Stones development in the GoM

Technip has received a contract from Shell Offshore for the development of subsea infrastructure for the Stones project.

Hydrex repair permits drillship to transit for GoM project

Hydrex has repaired a loose transit flap on a 225-m (738-ft) long drillship offshore Trinidad.

US offshore rig count rises to 33

The offshore US rig count has risen by two rigs to reach a total of 33, reports the Baker Hughes Inc. Weekly Rig Count. 

US Gulf of Mexico share of global active offshore rigs on the decline, says EIA

The US Energy Information Administration has released a new report that examines the decline in world share of offshore drilling rigs in the US Gulf of Mexico.

US offshore rig count holds at 31

The US offshore rig count has remained steady at 31 reports Baker Hughes in its Weekly Rig Count. 

OE 2015: ROV work class operations market lower on weaker rates & utilization

Douglas-Westwood (DW) forecast the market for the operation of work-class ROVs to total $14.2 billion over the period to 2019, in the seventh edition of the World ROV Operations Market Forecast.

US offshore rig count takes jump

Baker Hughes Weekly Rig Count has found an increase of three rigs operating offshore the US. 

Atlantis accommodation vessel bound for PEMEX in GoM

Atlantis Finance Ltd. has acquired funds to buy a semisubmersible accommodation vessel for Cotemar to use offshore Mexico.


Exploring Shell’s FLNG technological advances and opportunities

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Assessing Mexico’s new offshore oil & gas exploration opportunities

When Mexico’s historic energy reform legislation became law on Dec. 21, 2013, it opened the country to foreign investment in its oil and gas sector...

Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of its kind. Heralded as the first cell spa...
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