U.S. Offshore

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January 19, 2023
The multi-million-dollar project is for the provision of 70+ Multi Quick Connect (MQC) plates. The components are critical pieces of subsea infrastructure that enable the transfer of different fluids between subsea systems.
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January 04, 2023
Expected combined gross production rates are in-line with pre-drill estimates of approximately 15-20 Mboed. The two wells will produce through a shared riser system at the Ram Powell facility.
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December 30, 2022
As the year comes to an end, World Oil looks back on all of our breaking news items. Record-breaking crude exports and billion-dollar oil projects are only some of the incredible feats the industry accomplished. Read our final collection of top news stories of 2022 here.
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December 20, 2022
Carbon-Zero US, Cox Operating, Crescent Midstream and Repsol announced a partnership to develop one of the Gulf Coast's largest offshore hubs for the permanent storage of carbon dioxide.
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December 13, 2022
Arena Energy announced its acquisition of seven blocks and twelve platforms in the Gulf of Mexico from GOM Shelf. The acquisition includes net daily production of approximately 2,000 barrels of oil equivalent in fields with historically low decline rates.
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December 12, 2022
Offshore wind has picked up momentum in recent years. After more than a decade of stops, starts and high-profile failures, construction of a massive new U.S. power source meant to displace planet-warming fossil fuels has finally begun at a turbulent time for the industry.
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November 2022
The recovery of U.S. upstream activity is being slowed by high costs for equipment and services, personnel issues, and supply chain shortages, including spare parts.
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November 2022
Need to achieve net zero? Big problem. But as demonstrated by an unprecedented list of remarkable technological achievements and recent initiatives, it’s clear our industry is not the problem. On the contrary, we are integral to the solution.
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November 28, 2022
The Biden administration plans to offer hundreds of thousands of acres off the coast of Alaska for new oil and gas drilling next month, a sale mandated in Democrats’ Inflation Reduction Act to win the support of holdout West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin.
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November 16, 2022
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Wednesday announced eight draft Wind Energy Areas offshore the U.S. central Atlantic coast, drawing praise from the National Ocean Industries Association.
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November 13, 2022
Within days of cruising to a re-election victory over a Democrat challenger, Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Wayne Christian took sharp aim at President Joe Biden's "anti-fossil fuels" agenda, saying his energy strategy is to ship U.S. energy production overseas.
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November 08, 2022
Senior executives from the most active majors and independents in the Gulf of Mexico will convene to discuss regional operations and outlook at next week's Deepwater Executive Summit in Houston.
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November 07, 2022
A panel of federal government speakers did its best to sort out the regulatory situation in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico during last week's Annual General Meeting of the International Association of Drilling Contractors, including the impact of legislation that will affect offshore activity in federal waters.
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September 29, 2022
Subsea7 has entered into four long-term vessel charter agreements with Otto Candies LLC and Bordelon Marine LLC, to strengthen offshore construction, inspection, maintenance and repair, ROV survey, and pipe/umbilical laying support operations, in the Gulf of Mexico.
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September 28, 2022
The U.S. is on track to grow oil production faster than the government is forecasting, according to a BloombergNEF analysis.
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September 2022
The loss of Russian crude supplies and the lingering effects of Covid-19 have driven oil prices to multi-year highs. U.S. operators have shown restraint, but according to World Oil’s mid-year forecast, a further activity increase is in the offing.
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September 14, 2022
National Ocean Industries Association President Erik Milito issued a statement after the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced the reinstatement of Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 257, saying it is essential to keep energy flowing from the Gulf of Mexico.
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September 14, 2022
The Biden administration on Wednesday issued oil and natural gas leases to companies that nabbed the Gulf of Mexico drilling rights in a government auction later invalidated by a federal court.
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August 2022
A longtime hotbed of global politics, Arctic E&P operations these days are more fractured than ever. Hydrocarbon-triggered opposition from activists and governments, national geopolitical interests, and the omnipresent demand to produce oil and gas have shattered the circle into pieces.
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August 18, 2022
President Joe Biden won temporary permission to once again pause energy leasing on federal lands and waters, after a U.S. appeals court found a trial judge’s order against the moratorium too vague to review.
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August 17, 2022
U.S. crude exports rose to a record as European refiners rushed to stock up supplies ahead of a ban on Russian imports.
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