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Maritime Image of the Day: “The Bullwinkle” oil platform

PortandTerminal.com, November 25, 2019 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – “Bullwinkle” is a 1,736 feet (529 m) tall oil platform that was towed as one single piece and installed in the Gulf of Mexico in 1988. It was installed in 1988 by Shell in the Gulf of Mexico and is regarded as one of the most extraordinary engineering feats of the 20th century. Oil platforms like …

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BP’s new seismic technology just discovered a billion barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico

Oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico

Peter Stewart, PortandTerminal.com, January 8, 2019 Hamburg, Germany – BP’s investment in next-generation technology just paid off to the tune of a billion barrels of oil. BP made the massive 1 billion-barrel discovery at its Thunder Horse field off the tip of Louisiana. Thunder Horse is the company’s largest production and drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. BP is …

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