Ultradeepwater play paces gulf, North America
With the discovery of giant Crazy Horse and Atlantis fields, as well as Mad Dog, Holstein, and Trident, the ultra deepwater Gulf of Mexico play has become front-page news.
Deepwater drilling activity remains steady
The number of wells drilled in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) continues to advance steadily.
Tool adds to deepwater flow-assurance flexibility
A subsea intervention system with a standardized connector system, currently being developed by Paragon Engineering Services Inc., Houston, will allow remediation of subsea flow blockages from a surface vessel with a tool that connects directly to a manifold.
Full-scale test of deepwater hot-tap system set for early 2002
Williams Cos. Inc., Tulsa, and three other companies have spent 4 years and about $5 million to conceive and design a diverless, deepwater hot-tapping system that will undergo full-scale testing this spring on a Williams pipeline in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Deepwater gulf project moving toward yearend start-up
Increased activity in deepwater Gulf of Mexico has created new opportunities for large-diameter infrastructure on the Outer Continental Shelf.