Gulf of Mexico

Americas

Transocean to lay off 110 offshore rig workers

Transocean Deepwater plans to lay off as many as 110 workers after the Houston offshore driller could not secure a new contract for one of its drillships amid low oil prices.

Americas

Pemex’s mounting death toll

When 62-year-old Tomas Morales registered a fever of 101.3 Fahrenheit on April 14, the doctor told him to self-isolate. But there was a problem: Morales was on an oil platform off the Mexican coast only reachable by helicopter, and he shared a bedroom with three other workers.