Tagged: Gulf of Mexico.

More are skeptical of oil drilling in the north

One in four respondents to a new study is more skeptical of oil drilling in Lofoten for oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico In a study on oil drilling off Lofoten, Vesterålen and...

Norway to apply BP oil spill lessons to Arctic

Norway will apply lessons learnt in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in its approach to opening new hydrocarbon exploration zones in the Arctic region, the country’s prime minister said on Monday. Europe’s second-largest...

Statoil loses one million every day

Statoil will lose milionbeløp every day as long as the ban on oil drilling on the seabed remains in force,” said public affairs manager for Statoil in the U.S., Kjersti Hornes Torgersen. President Barack...

Environmentally friendly drilling solutions in the US

Statoil is the first operator in the US Gulf of Mexico to adopt the Riserless Mud Recovery (RMR) system that reduces discharges to sea. The environmentally friendly drilling solution has been used on the...

StatoilHydro: Discovery in deepwater US Gulf of Mexico

StatoilHydro has together with operator Anadarko and partners made a discovery in the Vito prospect in deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The Vito well is located in Mississippi Canyon block 984, about 70 kilometres southwest...

Migration method improves subsalt imaging

  HOUSTON, May 11 — Spectrum ASA, Oslo, reported good results from the use of wave-equation migration in a 2D seismic dataset to image geology below salt in the Gulf of Mexico. By the Oil...