Deepwater

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September 27, 2022
Long recognized as a pillar of U.S. energy production, deepwater Gulf of Mexico could help provide the resources the world needs during the energy transition. Restricting supplies of fossil fuels may seem like an answer. But society needs affordable energy sources until the net-zero goal is met.
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September 15, 2022
Federal investigators raided a deep-water oil explorer’s Louisiana office last week as part of a probe into an offshore spill, a rare escalation for a U.S. environmental case.
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August 25, 2022
Shell Plc, ExxonMobil Corp., Chevron Corp. and Equinor ASA plan to withdraw multibillion-dollar lawsuits against Nigeria’s state energy company after finalizing new terms for deepwater oil production in Africa’s largest crude producer.
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August 23, 2022
A recent ultra-deepwater giant drillships build resulted in two drillships that have the first-ever 20,000 psi well control system equipped with two 20,000 psi blowout preventers.
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August 2022
The Center for Offshore Safety helps operators develop, implement and refine their Safety and Environmental Management Systems. The center is at the forefront of knowledge sharing across the industry to enhance offshore operational safety and continuous improvement.
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August 12, 2022
Exxon Mobil Corp. renewed two deepwater leases in Nigeria for 20 years, among the first permits granted under the country’s new oil and gas law.
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July 26, 2022
In 2020, Paradigm Technology Services B.V delivered four NORSOK e-Winch® units to Deepwell AS (now Archer AS) of Norway, for continuous operations aboard the Seafarer vessel.
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July 14, 2022
Well construction expert DeltaTek Global announced its QuikCure® technology has received a U.S patent, confirming the unique attributes and technical make-up of the company’s rapid cement hydration offering.
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July 11, 2022
Petrobras has awarded Tenaris a four-year contract for the supply of a comprehensive package of products and services for its flagship Buzios deepwater project.
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June 29, 2022
Sembcorp Marine Ltd successfully completed the delivery of the world’s first eighth-generation drillship, the Deepwater Atlas, for Transocean’s subsidiary Triton Atlas GmBH.
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June 27, 2022
Global energy consultancy Xodus has established a new Contaminant Advisory Group to help tackle the decommissioning regulatory challenges facing operators in Australia.
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June 28, 2022
Strohm has supplied Shell with a static Thermoplastic Composite (TCP) Riser to support operations at one of its Southern North Sea assets.
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June 2022
With increasing volumes of produced water from existing deepwater Nigerian assets, it’s imperative to limit or prevent emulsifications. To solve the problem, a customized water clarifier was developed to ensure regulatory compliance to discharge requirements and optimize waste management practices.
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June 22, 2022
Eco Atlantic plans to spud the Gazania-1 well, 25 km (15 mi) offshore the Northern Cape in South Africa in September.
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June 22, 2022
Aimed at unlocking the geological capacity of the complex, a conventional oil development located in deep water in Equatorial Guinea comprising five producing oilfields, the upgrade will convert 15 gas lift wells to electrical submersible pumps.
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June 08, 2022
Forum Energy Technologies (FET) has delivered two work-class ROV sales to Brazilian marine engineering company Oceanica Engenharia e Consultoria Limitada to support its deepwater intervention operations and strengthen its offering to the energy sector.
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May 05, 2022
Energy demand is expected to increase, and deepwater oil and gas will play a critical role in the energy mix in the future, ExxonMobil Vice President of Deepwater Jeff Weidner said during an executive dialogue.
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April 2022
Skyrocketing oil prices caused by Russia’s war on Ukraine and Biden’s war on hydrocarbons present the Gulf of Mexico E&P industry with a conflicting brew of circumstances.
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April 26, 2022
Guyana, home to the world’s largest oil discovery of the past decade, is in discussions with Abu Dhabi to build a deepwater port to serve the rapid economic development along South America’s Caribbean coast.
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April 22, 2022
Discovered via a trio of wells drilled by the Valaris DS-12 drillship in 2019, the high-quality gas at BirAllah represents the largest deep water gas discovery of 2019 and the third largest overall.
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April 22, 2022
MCE Deepwater Development returned to its in-person conference in London this month. By all accounts, it exceeded its goal of bringing together technical experts from across the global industry.
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