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Tubular Bells – Standardized Approach Creates Future Infrastructure Benefits – Offshore Engineer


Discovered in 2003 on Mississippi Canyon block 725 using Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible, the Tubular Bells prospect is under development by Hess Corp. Tubular Bells lies mostly on MC726 in the US Golf of Mexico, about 135 miles southeast of New Orleans in 4300-4600ft of water. Government permits have been finalized for the $2-3 billion project, […]

C-Ray Media, Inc. Advances Spur Deepwater Gulf Activity – Offshore Magazine


The resurgence of E&P activity in the Gulf of Mexico is being increasingly driven by deepwater plays, and operators and developers are employing a range of new technologies and applications to exploit these hard-to-reach hydrocarbon resources. A recent report by Wood Mackenzie projects that GoM E&P will return to pre-Macondo levels by 2015, and much […]