EIA: US’s crude imports from Mexico lowest since 1993

By OGJ editors

In 2013, Mexico was the third-largest source of crude oil imports to the US, averaging 850,000 b/d, behind Canada and Saudi Arabia, according to the US Energy Information Administration. However, the volumes were the lowest since 1993, reflecting declining production of crude oil in Mexico.

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Gulf Coast Western bring onshore Louisiana well blowout under control

By OGJ editors

Gulf Coast Western (GCW) and its operating partner, Alpine Exploration Cos. Inc., both based in Dallas, confirmed that they have brought under control a well blowout in the Mallard Bay marshlands along the southern coast of Louisiana. The Mary O. Long No. 1 well, which was drilled in Cameron Parish, experienced a blowout on Mar. 3 during completion activities.

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Royale contracts Kuukpik rig for North Slope drilling

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Royale Energy Inc., San Diego, has let a contract to Kuukpik Drilling LLC, Anchorage, to provide a drilling rig for its Alaska North Slope shale oil play and 3D conventional target. Kuukpik will provide Rig No. 5 for the 2014-15 winter season to drill two test wells, said Royale.

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Mayer Brown: Mexico enacting energy reform amid falling production

By Paula Dittrick

It easily could take longer than many might expect before state-run Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and other companies are able to unlock Mexico’s vast oil and gas resources, said Jordy Herrera, the nation’s immediate past secretary of energy, told a Mayer Brown energy conference in Houston on May 15.

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Mayer Brown: Brazil reexamines its presalt policies

By Paula Dittrick

Brazil’s government is considering proposals to open operatorship of its presalt projects to companies other than state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras), and this change might be made, Mayer Brown partner Alexandre R. Chequer told the law’s firm’s annual energy conference in Houston on May 15.

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