Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has entered a definite agreement to acquire the deep water Gulf of Mexico (GOM) assets belonging to Freeport McMoRan Oil & Gas for US$2 billion (£1.5 billion).
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Deepwater drilling contractors, Transocean, is to handover US$20 million, in compensation and final settlements to the US Gulf of Mexico state of Alabama.
Oil and gas super major, BP, has agreed a final settlement of $53.8 billion, with US authorities for the Gulf of Mexico, Deepwater Horizon, oil disaster.
French based subsea specialists, Technip, have won a further contract for infrastructure on the world’s deepest FPSO, in the offshore Stones oil field.
US Presidential contender, Hillary Clinton, has moved to distance herself from President Obama’s pro stance on offshore drilling within the Arctic waters.
The US has moved ever closer to lifting the ban that prevents the nation from exporting oil produce- a move brought in after the 1970s oil crisis.
Environmental activists, organised by Greenpeace have forced Shell’s offshore Arctic Icebreaking vessel to turn back to an Oregon port, halting all Arctic exploration
Environmental activists have put a halt to Shell’s offshore Arctic exploratory drilling, by abseiling off an Oregon Bridge, and blockading a vessel in port.
Offshore wind farm developers, Deepwater Wind, have started the installation of the USA’s first offshore wind farm, offshore Rhode Island.
Shell has received all remaining permits, effectively giving it the green light to start exploratory offshore drilling in the Alaskan Arctic waters.
Royal Dutch Shell has received inspections on both its offshore drilling rigs, due to start exploring for oil, in the US Arctic waters off Alaska.
Texas based Enterprise Products Partners, has sold all offshore, Gulf of Mexico, assets for US$1.5 billon (GB£ 963 million), to rival Genesis Energy.
Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed it will start drilling and exploring for oil, in the Alaskan Arctic within days, as up to thirty ships join the Polar Pioneer
BP is to pay a record US$18.7 billion settlement to cover claims brought by the US government and five US states effected by the Deepwater Horizon.
Houston based offshore drilling company Hercules Offshore, has today started along a path that will inevitably lead it towards filing for bankruptcy.