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Country profile: Gulf of Mexico

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22 Aug 19
GoM: TechnipFMC awarded a significant integrated EPCI contract for the Shell PowerNap project in the Gulf of Mexico
TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant integrated Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (iEPCI) contract by Shell for the PowerNap project, located in the Gulf of Mexico. PowerNap is a subsea tie-back project to the Olympus production hub and is located in Mississippi Canyon, Block MC943 in the Gulf of Mexico.
21 Aug 19
GoM: Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 253 yields more than USD159 million in high bids
Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 253 generated more than USD159 million in high bids for 151 tracts covering 835,006 acres in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. A total of 27 companies participated in the lease sale.
20 Aug 19
GoM: Magseis Fairfield to operate low frequency source in deepwater Gulf of Mexico survey
Magseis Fairfield has signed a contract for operating a low frequency source on a previously announced deepwater node survey in the Gulf of Mexico. The test source is specially designed to enable more efficient low frequency data acquisition than traditional airguns.
19 Aug 19
GoM: Equinor completes acquisition of Caesar Tonga oil field interest from Shell in Gulf of Mexico
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has approved Equinor and Shell’s transaction announced in May 2019, whereby Equinor exercised its preferential right to acquire 22.45 percent interest in the Caesar Tonga oil field from Shell Offshore Inc for a total consideration of USD 965 million in cash.
02 Aug 19
GoM: GulfSlope Energy announces key lease extension
GulfSlope Energy has announced that the federal Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management ('BOEM') has agreed to grant GulfSlope a three year extension of the term of its lease number OCS-G-35244 for Ship Shoal block 336, on its Tau Prospect.

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