Tag: Gulf of Mexico Drilling

Freeport-McMoRan announces Gulf of Mexico oil find

Freeport-McMoRan announces Gulf of Mexico oil find

Freeport-McMoRan says┬ápotential for several additional opportunities in area Houston-based producer Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas has made a significant Gulf of Mexico find, which it hopes could produce as much as 30,000 b/d. The company said in a press release that the initial production from this well, which will be tied back to existing facilities, is […]

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2004 Gulf oil leak could persist 100 years or more if unchecked

2004 Gulf oil leak could persist 100 years or more if unchecked

Hurricane Ivan topples drilling platform, causes Gulf oil leak For more than a decade, oil has been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico where a hurricane toppled a drilling company’s platform off the coast of Louisiana. Now the federal government is warning that the leak could last another century or more if left unchecked. Government […]

Scene of catastrophic BP blowout to be drilled again

Scene of catastrophic BP blowout to be drilled again

BP blowout at Macondo reservoir killed 11 workers Deep-water drilling is set to resume near the site of the catastrophic BP PLC well blowout that killed 11 workers and caused the nation’s largest offshore oil spill five years ago off the coast of Louisiana. A Louisiana-based oil company, LLOG Exploration Offshore LLC, plans to drill […]