Subsea

Shell’s Mega-Project Pearl GTL Receives First Gas

Natural gas has begun flowing through a subsea pipeline offshore Qatar into Pearl GTL, the largest gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant ever built, Royal Dutch Shell plc said last week.

March 28, 2011

Shell’s Mega-Project Pearl GTL Receives First Gas

Natural gas has begun flowing through a subsea pipeline offshore Qatar into Pearl GTL, the largest gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant ever built, Royal Dutch Shell plc said Wednesday.

March 25, 2011

Deepwater GOM Yields More Promising Discoveries

The deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) last week yielded two promising discoveries that may hold substantial natural gas and oil reserves.

February 9, 2009

Independence Hub on Track to Hit 1 Bcf/d Target by Year’s End

One-third of the 15 natural gas subsea wells served by the new Independence Hub platform in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) are flowing at a rate of 210-250 MMcf/d, and in the coming months output from more wells secured to the hub will combine to achieve a 1 Bcf/d capacity goal by the end of the year, a trio of energy executives said last week.

September 10, 2007

Independence Hub Predicted to Hit 1 Bcf/d Target by Year’s End

One-third of the 15 natural gas subsea wells served by the new Independence Hub platform in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) are flowing at a rate of 210-250 MMcf/d, and in the coming months output from more wells secured to the hub will combine to achieve a 1 Bcf/d capacity goal by the end of the year, energy executives said this week.

September 7, 2007

Independence Hub Turns On the Tap

Natural gas production began moving through the landmark Independence Hub in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday from the first of 15 subsea wells in 10 anchor fields. Producers said they expect to bring production up to the hub’s 1 Bcf/d capacity by late 2007.

July 23, 2007

Record-Setting Independence Hub Turns On the Tap

Natural gas production began moving through the landmark Independence Hub in the Gulf of Mexico last Thursday from the first of 15 subsea wells in 10 anchor fields. Producers said they expect to bring production up to the hub’s 1 Bcf/d capacity by late 2007.

July 23, 2007

Long Island Power Prepared for Dog Days of Summer

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), which is now testing the 660 MW Neptune subsea electric transmission cable, expects to have plenty of electricity to meet base summer peak demand of about 5,300 MW in its control area, as well as an extreme peak demand of 5,936 MW.

July 2, 2007

Cal Dive Pays Premium to Acquire Remington’s Offshore Reserves

Subsea contractor Cal Dive International Inc. last week said it will buy Remington Oil and Gas Corp., long considered a takeover target, in a deal valued at about $1.4 billion. Cal Dive, based in Houston, is paying the Dallas-based independent a premium of more than 22% to build its presence in the Gulf of Mexico and to retain key employees.

January 30, 2006

Gunnison Field Ramps Up Ahead of Schedule

Ahead of schedule, Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Corp. and its partners have achieved first production from the first of three subsea wells in the Gunnison field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM). The other wells are expected to ramp up by year’s end, with daily production from all three projected at 5,000 bbl/d and 125 MMcf/d by mid-January.

December 12, 2003