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OFFSHORE WIND TURBINE FARM

RICHMOND, Virginia – The keel for Dominion Energy’s offshore wind turbine installation vessel Charybdis has been laid. Said to be one of the biggest vessels of its kind in the world, it will have accommodations for up to 119 people.The overall project cost is...

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South Am overtakes North Am by 2024

South America’s offshore production is set to overtake volumes from North America by 2024, according to GlobalData. MIAMI – South America’s offshore production is set to overtake volumes from North America by 2024, according to GlobalData. Major projects off Brazil...

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Atlantis Phase 3 starts up ahead of schedule

The Atlantis Phase 3 project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico started production in July 2020, BHP revealed in its latest operational review. MIAMI, Florida – The Atlantis Phase 3 project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico started production in July 2020, BHP revealed in...

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Stena Forth to drill for Tullow offshore Suriname

Tullow awarded Stena Drilling contract offshore Suriname Offshore staff This is in addition to Hess Corp.’s 2020 allocation of $450 million toward exploration and appraisal wells on the Stabroek and Kaieteur blocks offshore Guyana (Hess 30% and...

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HUGE ExxonMobil discovery adds to offshore Guyana oil

ExxonMobil made an oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Mako-1 well southeast of Liza field, marking the 15th discovery on Stabroek block. The discovery adds to previously announced estimated recoverable resources of more than 6 billion boe on Stabroek alone....

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Record Gulf of Mexico oil production expected to continue

Crude oil production in the US federal Gulf of Mexico averaged 1.8 MM b/d in 2018, setting a new annual record, according to the Energy Information Offshore staff WASHINGTON, D.C. – Crude oil production in the US federal Gulf of Mexico (GoM) averaged...

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Tullow finds oil with first well offshore Guyana

LONDON – Tullow Oil has proven oil in the Orinduik license offshore Guyana, the country’s first commercial discovery outside the prolific Stabroek block. The drillship Stena Forth drilled the Jethro-1 exploration well in 1,350 m (4,265 ft) of water, to a TD of 4,400 m...

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BOEM plans Gulf of Mexico lease sale

        02/13/2019 The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management plans to hold a Gulf of Mexico-wide oil and gas lease sale in March 2019 that will include all available unleased areas in federal waters covering about 78 million acres. Lease Sale 252...

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