March 29, 2023
The 73 million acre sale — one of the nation’s largest ever — being held by the Interior Department on Wednesday was one of several required under the Democrats’ climate law as a concession to Senator Joe Manchin to secure the bill’s passage in the Senate.
March 16, 2023
The investment at Dover underscores Shell's long-term commitment to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, where production has among the lowest greenhouse gas intensity in the world for producing oil.
March 14, 2023
This is the fourth acquisition for the company since 2014, and according to Eric Danos, “We are actively seeking more acquisitions in the energy sector that increase our ability to service our customers and provide career development opportunities for our employees.”
Proved reserves of natural gas reported by operators established a new record in the United States in 2021, while proved U.S. reserves of oil increased but did not quite return to pre-pandemic levels.
Despite rising interest rates and fear of an economic recession, WTI surged to a 15-year high of $114.84/bbl in June 2022, as the war in Ukraine continued to restrict Russian supply and fueled global unrest.
February 20, 2023
Williams will provide natural gas gathering services to Chevron’s 26,000-acre Haynesville dedication. Additionally, Williams has agreed to use existing infrastructure to serve increased natural gas production from the Blind Faith platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
February 16, 2023
With an estimated peak production of 100,000 boed, Vito is the company’s first deepwater platform in the GoM to employ a simplified, cost-efficient host design.
Biden administration to sell new oil leases while nurturing offshore wind and carbon capture opportunities
February 13, 2023
Liz Klein, the new Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, takes over at a critical time as her agency makes decisions about where to install ocean wind farms, how to safely store carbon dioxide under the sea floor and the future of oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
Koil Energy Solutions to provide subsea equipment for Shenandoah development offshore Gulf of Mexico
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.
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.
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.
Energy companies create carbon capture partnership to develop massive CO2 storage project in Gulf of Mexico
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 28, 2022
The U.S. is on track to grow oil production faster than the government is forecasting, according to a BloombergNEF analysis.