Tag Archives: Gulf of Mexico

BSEE Offshore Infrastructure Dashboard for Gulf of Mexico

Increasing transparency through collaboration and data dissemination, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) recently developed a web-based, state-of-the-art Offshore Infrastructure Dashboard (OID) for sharing critical data with stakeholders who have diverse interests in the Gulf of Mexico. The innovative, highly informative OID provides a single online location for federal and state partners, along with nongovernmental organizations and

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Contract for Connectors, CTV in US GOM

Oceaneering International Inc. has been awarded a connector supply contract from TechnipFMC to provide 2-in. M5 connectors and chemical throttle valves (CTV) for the Khaleesi/Mormont and Samurai tieback project located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GoM). The M5 connector provides an easy-to-install, fly-to-place connection solution that enables injection of gas or chemicals into subsea infrastructure and serves as an

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O&G Lease Sale Scheduled for Gulf of Mexico Federal Waters

On Mar. 20, 2019, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is conducting a lease sale offering more than 78 million acres in federal waters offshore Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida for oil and gas exploration and development. Lease Sale 252, which offers all unleased and non-protected areas in the Gulf of Mexico, will be livestreamed to the public

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Marine Minerals Data Available For Planning Coastal Resilience

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) launched the Marine Minerals Information System (MMIS), a state-of-the-art tool to assist decision-makers in managing coastal recovery and planning coastal resilience projects. The release of the MMIS is a big step forward in BOEM’s efforts to build a National Offshore Sand Inventory, providing offshore sediment data including data and information from 30 years

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Documentary Highlights Deepwater Spill Impacts on Deep-Sea Corals

“Jewels of the Gulf” is a 16-minute documentary that highlights research by the ECOGIG Global Program into Deepwater Horizon’s continued impacts on deep-sea corals. Synopsis: “On April 20th 2010, approximately 50 miles from the Louisiana coastline, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig experienced a catastrophic failure that resulted in the largest marine oil spill in history. Over the course of 87 days,

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Corpus Christi Ship Channel will be Deeper by 2020

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation received a $93 million contract award for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. Dredging to deepen the entrance channel will commence during the second quarter of 2019, with completion expected in early 2020. The overall ship channel deepening effort will comprise multiple phases over the next five years. The total estimated contract value of

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