Deepwater

W&T Makes Second Discovery Offshore in Ewing Bank

W&T Offshore Inc. said its two-well drilling program in Ewing Bank in the Gulf of Mexico deepwater has proved successful, with the second discovery announced Tuesday.

December 16, 2015

Crestwood Rebuffs Call For Distribution Cut, Buybacks

Crestwood Equity Partners LP has said “no, thanks” to Raging Capital Management LLC’s “Crestwood Comeback” program, which includes a distribution cut and unit buyback.

December 16, 2015

Ridgewood Plans More Deepwater GOM Exploration with Newest Fund

Ridgewood Energy Corp., which has put together funding for deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) projects for the last couple of years, on Tuesday said it had completed a private equity fund for $1.9 billion, more than it raised early last year when commodity prices were higher.

July 21, 2015
ConocoPhillips Pulls Plug on GOM Deepwater Spending

ConocoPhillips Pulls Plug on GOM Deepwater Spending

ConocoPhillips’ deepwater exploration spending is being scuttled this year, with the most significant cuts to impact the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) program, the Houston super independent said Thursday.

July 17, 2015

Appomattox Deepwater Development A Go, Says Shell

Royal Dutch Shell plc on Wednesday pulled the trigger to advance the Appomattox deepwater project in the Gulf of Mexico, its eighth and largest floating platform in the U.S. offshore. The final investment decision (FID) authorizes the platform to be constructed and installed.

July 1, 2015

Appomattox Deepwater Development A Go, Says Shell

Royal Dutch Shell plc on Wednesday pulled the trigger to advance the Appomattox deepwater project in the Gulf of Mexico, its eighth and largest floating platform in the U.S. offshore. The final investment decision authorizes the platform to be constructed and installed.

July 1, 2015
Pipelay Record Set in Deepwater GOM

Pipelay Record Set in Deepwater GOM

The Lewek Constellation, a subsea construction vessel performing work for Noble Energy Inc. in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM), said it has set an industry pipelay record in 7,368 feet of water.

June 8, 2015
Pipelay Record Set in Deepwater GOM

Pipelay Record Set in Deepwater GOM

The Lewek Constellation, a subsea construction vessel performing work for Noble Energy Inc. in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, said it has set an industry pipelay record in 7,368 feet of water.

June 8, 2015

Coast Guard’s Revised Rules Would Streamline Offshore LNG Terminal Licensing

The U.S. Coast Guard has published anotice of proposed rulemaking seeking public comment on a plan to overhaul its regulations for deepwater liquefied natural gas (LNG) import/export terminals that would streamline facility licensing, ease the process and clarify cooperating agency requirements.

April 17, 2015

Coast Guard’s Revised Rules Would Streamline Offshore LNG Terminal Licensing

The U.S. Coast Guard has published a notice of proposed rulemaking seeking public comment on a plan to overhaul its regulations for deepwater liquefied natural gas (LNG) import/export terminals that would streamline facility licensing, ease the process and clarify cooperating agency requirements.

April 17, 2015