Oil major Shell has revealed fresh footage of the Turritella floating production, storage and offloading vessel after it achieved first oil at the Stones development in the US Gulf of Mexico.
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Oil major Shell has agreed a $425million deal to sell all of its interest in a number of Gulf of Mexico Green Canyon blocks to EnVen Energy Corporation.
BP and Shell have started securing facilities and evacuating non-essential personnel from drilling rigs and platforms in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Aberdeenshire-based remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) service provider Rovop will increase its Houston headcount by 10% this year.
TGS and Schlumberger have begun the acquisition of a number of surveys in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Oil major Shell plans to reduce its headcount in the Gulf of Mexico by more than 150 offshore jobs in the Gulf of Mexico.
Noble Energy said it has commenced production at its Gunflint development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
InterMoor has successfully completed final tensioning and chain cutting operations on the FPSO Turritella for the Shell Stones project in the Gulf of Mexico.
Oil majors are in talks with Mexico's state-owned Pemex as the struggling state-run oil producer seeks partners to develop deepwater crude in the Gulf of Mexico.
A representative of the native American Houma Nation Council will attend Shell’s annual general meeting next week to call on the board and investors to put an end to new offshore leases in the Gulf of Mexico.
Shell and the US Coast Guard have agreed to conclude skimming operations in their joint response to oil spill at the Glider field in the Gulf of Mexico.
Shell has launched a recovery operation after 2,000 barrels of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico.
A 2,100-barrel oil spill in the US Gulf of Mexico forced Shell to shut in all wells that flow to its Brutus platform.
The boss of BHP Billiton said the commodities giant will not wait for prices to recover and will invest in its oil division as it pursues "quality growth projects".
Cleaning up after the next major oil spill could be made easier thanks to scientists at Heriot-Watt University who have cracked the genetic code of marine bacteria that helped "eat" the crude spilled from the Macondo disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
A steel pipeline developed in the UK has achieved an industry first by becoming the deepest to be laid in the Mexican section of the Gulf of Mexico.
A number of charges filed against companies and employees following a 2012 oil platform have been thrown out.
MRC Global has won a new maintenance, repair and operations agreement to be a preferred supplier of pipe, valves and fittings products and services to Chervron's operations in the Gulf of Mexico.
A federal judge in New Orleans has granted final approval to an estimated $20 billion (£14billion) settlement over the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Byron Energy said it has spudded the SM-71-1 well in the Gulf of Mexico.
The first trailer of the Deepwater Horizon film expected for release later this year has emerged.
Plans to sell off oil and gas leases in the US have been hit by protests from environmentalists.
A wave of projects approved at the start of the decade, when oil traded near $100 a barrel, have bolstered output for many producers, keeping cash flowing even as prices plummeted.
An investigation has been launched after a worker died on an offshore oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
A former BP rig engineer has been found not guilty of negligence that contributed to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.