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Country summary: Gulf of Mexico
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Gulf of Mexico - recent news
|01 Jun 23
||GoM: Helix Energy Solutions awarded significant full-field decommissioning contract in U.S. Gulf of Mexico Shelf
Helix Energy Solutions has announced that its Louisiana-based subsidiary Helix Alliance has been awarded a 39-well decommissioning contract in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico shelf. The project is expected to commence in mid-2023. The scope of work includes the plug and abandonment of 39 wells, 15 pipelines and seven structures.
|01 Jun 23
||GoM: BOEM completes environmental review of offshore wind leasing in the Gulf of Mexico
As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of permitting 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy capacity by 2030, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a final environmental assessment (EA) on potential impacts from offshore wind leasing on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico, a key milestone towards the potential first-ever offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf.
|30 May 23
||GoM: Stena Drilling signs new contract with Shell Offshore Inc. for Stena Evolution
Stena Drilling has signed a new Contract with Shell Offshore Inc. for Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) Stena Evolution. The operations for Stena Evolution in the United States Gulf of Mexico are due to commence in Q2 2024 for a primary term of 5 years, with an option to extend the contract upon completion of the primary term.
|26 May 23
||GoM: TechnipFMC awarded significant iEPCI contract by Shell for the Dover development
TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant integrated Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation (iEPCI) contract by Shell for its Dover development in the Gulf of Mexico. The Dover development will tie back to the Appomattox platform, where TechnipFMC previously supplied and installed the subsea production systems.
|08 May 23
||GoM: Shell awards contract for Sparta in the Gulf of Mexico to Worley
Worley has been selected by Shell to provide services for Sparta, a floating development in the Gulf of Mexico, USA, approx. 170 miles off the Louisiana coast. The development is owned by Shell (51%) and Equinor (49%) which are progressing the project toward a final investment decision expected later in 2023.
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