DEEPWATER ADVANCES, OIL SPILL ISSUES GAIN SPOTLIGHT AT '91 OTC IN HOUSTON
Deepwater development and offshore oil spills claimed the spotlight at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston last week. Rounding up OTC action: Companies involved in deepwater projects in the Gulf of Mexico and off Brazil updated their progress. One panel discussed prospects for ultradeepwater development in the Gulf of Mexico. The North Sea exploration and development boom shows no sign of subsiding, said energy officials from the U.K. and Norway.