Towards smarter and greener decommissioning

Project and financing models for decommissioning are moving up oil and gas operators’ agenda worldwide as ‘lower for longer’ oil prices raise questions about how long ageing assets can operate viably beyond their design lives.

BP presses on with pipeline assets IPO

BP’s subsidiary BP Midstream Partners has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and ...

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GoM operators continue removing offshore staff due to Irma

Oil and gas operators in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico continue to shut in operations and evacuate personnel from its ...

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Anadarko removing GoM staff due to Hurricane Irma

Following BP’s cue, U.S. oil company Anadarko is evacuating non-essential personnel from its facilities in ...

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BP evacuates GoM platform ahead of Irma

Oil major BP has evacuated its Thunder Horse offshore platform and the West Vela drillship located in the U.S. Gulf ...

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No Noble rigs damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has informed that none of its warm stacked and working rigs have ...

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ExxonMobil restarting production post-Harvey

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has brought its Galveston 209 offshore platform and Hadrian South subsea production ...

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GALLERY: Paragon recovers drillship grounded by Harvey

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday monitored the recovery and transit of the grounded drillship Paragon DPDS1 in the ...

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Gulf of Mexico operators returning to normal ops

Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico have continued re-boarding their platforms following Tropical ...

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No damage reports from O&G operators in GoM

The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has received no damage reports so far by the ...

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Black Elk fined over Gulf of Mexico platform explosion

Houston-based oil company Black Elk Energy (BEE) has been convicted of worker safety and clean water act violations ...

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Gulf of Mexico O&G production stays curtailed

With 102 platforms evacuated in response to tropical storm Harvey, offshore oil and gas production in the U.S. Gulf ...

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Construction of Byron's SM 71 restarts as Harvey passes

After the passage of Hurricane Harvey, construction operations on the Byron Energy-operated SM 71 tripod platform ...

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O&G operators increase number of evacuated platforms

Offshore oil and gas operators have once again increased the number of evacuated platforms in the U.S. Gulf of ...

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Byron gets extension for Gulf of Mexico lease

Byron Energy has obtained an extension of a lease term over the South Marsh Island 71 (SM 71) discovery located in ...

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Hurricane Harvey: Some operators resume GoM oil output

U.S. offshore oil and gas operators have, as of Monday, evacuated 98 production platforms and five drilling rigs in ...

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More offshore platforms evacuated due to hurricane

Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico have evacuated 105 offshore platforms in response to tropical ...

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Hurricane Harvey prompts oil firms to evacuate 86 platforms

Hurricane Harvey, seen as one of the strongest hurricanes in the U.S. in the last twelve years, has forced offshore ...

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ST Engineering buys rig repair yard in U.S.

Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) has acquired selected rig repair assets adjacent to its ...

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DOF Subsea secures work for five vessels

Subsea services provider DOF Subsea has been awarded several contracts, securing utilization for five vessels in ...

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Noble rig to stay with Hess in Gulf of Mexico

Offshore driller Noble Corporation has been awarded a double contract extension for one of its drilling rigs in the ...

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GOM lease sale brings in $121 million in high bids

The first offshore lease sale under the U.S. National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program for ...

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