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Congress can do more to advance offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean while boosting the economies of coastal states, eight governors said Friday.
Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production firm Apache Corp. is selling some of its Gulf of Mexico assets for $3.75 billion in cash to a unit of New York private equity firm Riverstone Holdings.
Mexican authorities investigating the deaths of at least 250 rays found on a beach say they are studying whether work being done by the country’s national oil company in the Gulf of Mexico might have been involved.
Shell announced Wednesday it had temporarily halted operations at its oldest tension-leg platform in the Gulf of Mexico as it nears the final stage of a $2.5 billion project to drain deep oil and gas reserves at the site.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp., a partner in the BP (BP/) Plc well that blew up in 2010 and triggered the largest U.S. offshore oil spill, must face a lawsuit claiming it misled investors, a judge said.
BP has set up a hotline for people to report alleged fraud involving claims arising from the company’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Work is underway to permanently kill off a well that leaked gas and condensate into the Gulf of Mexico for about four days last week.
The Houston Chronicle traveled to Kiewit Offshore Services in Ingleside, Texas this week for a tour of Anadarko Petroleum’s newest and largest deep-water production platform. The behind-the-scenes look revealed more than they expected.
Workers are preparing to permanently kill a leaking gas well in the Gulf of Mexico this weekend, after temporarily sealing it off late Thursday.
Workers began pumping drilling mud into a gas well 74 miles off the Louisiana coast on Thursday, in a bid to stop condensate leaking into the Gulf of Mexico.