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Engineers in a Houston command center and specialists miles out in the Gulf of Mexico worked Wednesday to control a leaking, decades-old offshore well.
A platform in the Gulf of Mexico was evaporated on Monday evening after gas began escaping from a Talos Energy well south of Louisiana.
As hurricane season is kicking into full gear, the U.S. Energy Information Administration released an interactive map that details the real-time progress of storms in relation to energy installations.
The popular rigs-to-reefs program, which allows operators to leave non-producing platforms deep in the Gulf as a makeshift home for underwater creatures, has been revised to encourage more operators to donate their rigs.
The House of Representatives advanced two items on the oil industry’s wish list Thursday, by passing legislation that would unleash drilling in the Western Gap area of the Gulf of Mexico and waive new financial reporting requirements on companies’ foreign dealmaking.
The oil and gas industry will take new steps to protect dolphins, whales and other marine life while conducting geological research in the Gulf of Mexico, under a legal settlement reached with environmentalists.
BP is calling for an independent investigation into a lawyer working for the administrator reviewing claims arising from the Gulf oil spill who has been accused of collecting portions of settlement payments from a New Orleans law firm to which he had once referred claims.
The time will give the government and industry time for required environmental studies and research.
Alrightee, there have been a number of key reports from the EIA this week which have prompted me to present some pertinent points, and pose some ponderations. So below is the skinny from three reports on shale, gales (well, hurricanes), and tipping scales (…of market balance). Shale Oil and Shale Gas Resources First up is […]
Ensco has announced plans to add a drillship to its fleet as demand for the deep-water vessels and platforms continues in the Gulf of Mexico, West Africa and other hot spots.