South America / GoM
Country summary: Gulf of Mexico
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Gulf of Mexico - recent news
|13 Feb 19
||GoM: Byron Energy to acquire South Marsh Island 58 production and lease block
Byron Energy has executed an agreement to acquire a 100 percent WI in the SM58 Lease Block as well as a non-operated 53 percent WI in the SM58-E1 producing wellbore and the SM69 E Platform. The strategic acquisition provides Byron with contiguous acreage on the north flank of the SM73 field, access to production infrastructure, a small amount of existing production and additional exploration upside.
|13 Feb 19
||GoM: Interior announces region-wide oil and gas lease sale for Gulf of Mexico
The US Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have announced that BOEM will offer 78 million acres for a region-wide lease sale scheduled for March 2019. Lease Sale 252 will include all available unleased areas in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
|13 Feb 19
||GoM: BHP approves funding for Atlantis Phase 3 project in the Gulf of Mexico and Trion field appraisal in Mexico
BHP has approved USD696 million in funding to develop the Atlantis Phase 3 project in the US Gulf of Mexico. The Company has also approved USD256 million in funding to drill an additional appraisal well and perform further studies in the Trion field in Mexico.
|05 Feb 19
||GoM: GulfSlope Energy provides update on drilling at the Tau Prospect in the Gulf of Mexico
GulfSlope Energy announced that the Company’s 'Tau Prospect' well has drilled through approx. 7,000 feet of salt where high pressures and hydrocarbons near the base of salt were encountered and significant mud losses occurred. The Tau Prospect is targeting multiple Miocene sand levels trapped against a well-defined, angled flank of the large salt structure.
|29 Jan 19
||GoM: McDermott awarded EPCI subsea tieback contract for LLOG's Stonefly development
McDermott International has announced a sizeable contract award by LLOG Exploration Company for deepwater subsea pipeline tiebacks and structures from the Stonefly development to the Ram Powell platform, located approx. 140 miles southeast of New Orleans, Louisiana.
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