Whisper it quietly: The Gulf of Mexico remains the long-term 'must have' asset in virtually every major operator's portfolio. Production is still rising with several
major deepwater projects recently on- stream and at least six more due to flow this year. Still, technological, operational and economic challenges lie ahead.
The industry is responding with new collaborative alliances, partnerships and joint ventures, for greenfield developments as well as for operational efficiency from existing facilities and brownfield production enhancement.
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Managing Director and Senior Oilfield Services Analyst, Credit Suisse
President and CEO Venari Resources
Ultra-Deepwater Technology Manager, DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory
Chairman, President & CEO Noble Energy, Inc.
President and CEO Talos Energy LLC
James Pappas, P.E.
President, Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America, RPSEA
Senior Vice President, Technology ABS
Vice President of Asset Support, U.S. Offshore Statoil
Dr. Edgar Rangel German
Commissioner National Hydrocarbon Commission, Mexico
Subsea Compression Technology Takes Shape Having successfully completed testing of the world’s first subsea gas compression system on the Ormen Lange Pilot project offshore Norway, Anglo Dutch major Shell and its partners are now gearing up to kick start the process of simplifying the total system that is seen as the next step for the technology, GE Oil & Gas said.
Norwegian Trade Union Industri Energi Will Expand Oil Industry Strike Norwegian trade union Industri Energi will expand the ongoing strike among Norwegian oil service workers by 23 people, adding to the 335 that went on strike on Sept. 21, a union spokesman told Reuters on Sept. 23.The strike affects operations of subcontractors to the oil industry and could have consequences for the output of oil and gas in case of a protracted strike, the union and employers have both said."The strike has already halted a large number of drilling operations," said an official at the Industri Energi trade union, Ommund Stokka. It was not affecting oil and gas output at this stage, he added.