The Japanese firm has increased stake in the producing Lucius and Hadrian North fields to 10.1% Hadrian North producing crude oil and natural gas since April 2019. (Credit: Kasey Houston from FreeImages) Inpex has acquired an additional stake of 2.3% in the Lucius and Hadrian North fields in the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM) from ExxonMobil.The transaction carried out by its subsidiary Inpex Americas increases the Japanese oil and gas company’s participating interest in the two producing offshore fields to 10.1%.Prior to the transaction, ExxonMobil held a stake of 23.2% in the fields.The Japanese firm stated: “Inpex’s acquisition of additional interest in the Lucius and Hadrian North fields contributes to the sustainable growth of oil and natural gas E&P activities, one of the business targets outlined in the company’s Vision 2040 announced in May 2018.“Inpex will continue to actively take part in the exploration, development and production of crude oil and natural gas in the Gulf of Mexico.”The two oil and gas fields are operated by Occidental Petroleum.The Lucius field is located in Keathley Canyon blocks 874, 875, 918, and 919, while the Hadrian North Field located in Keathley Canyon blocks 918 and 919.Located nearly 380km off the coast of Louisiana, the Lucius field has been producing crude oil and natural gas since 2015.The Hadrian North field was unitized in 2017 with the nearby Lucius Field.Since then, it has been developed jointly with the Lucius field using the latter’s production facilities.Hadrian North has been producing crude oil and natural gas since April 2019.The hydrocarbons produced from the Lucius and Hadrian North fields are processed at an offshore production facility whose daily processing capacity is nearly 80,000 barrels of crude oil and around 4.5 million cubic feet of natural gas.The processed oil and gas are transported and shipped through subsea pipelines to an onshore facility in Louisiana.
TRINIDAD and Tobago National Under-20 Team striker Nicholas Dillon grabbed a hat-trick last evening as the young Soca Warriors cruised to an emphatic 4-0 win over St Lucia in finals of the Caribbean Cup action being played at the Ergilio Hato Stadium in Willemstad, Curaçao.Versatile United States-based full back, Noel Powder, got the other goal for the Trinbagonians team, which scored their opening goal in the third minute of play which they dominated, not giving up much.The Brian Williams coached outfit now have four points from two Group B outings, after a goalless draw with Cuba on Saturday night, and are well placed to advance.The top two teams progress automatically to the Caribbean Cup semifinals and the CONCACAF qualifying round. However, the third placed team still has a chance of getting to the CONCACAF finals.The other top contender of the group,Haiti whipped St Lucia 5-1 on Saturday and met with Cuba late last night.
Facebook349Tweet0Pin1Submitted by Olympia Yacht ClubThe Olympia Yacht Club’s (OYC) Annual 2017 Parade of Lighted Ships scheduled for Saturday, December 2 includes several activities that enhance this long-standing Olympia holiday tradition. While the Parade of Lighted Ships gets underway promptly at 6:00 p.m. Saturday December 2, spectators are urged to arrive prior to 6:00 at Olympia’s Port Plaza Park to ensure they’ve the opportunity to see all the decorated boats as they sail by. Starting at 5:15 p.m., Santa & Mrs. Claus are making a special appearance at Port Plaza Park and they will be joined by local Carolers from the Capital High School Chamber Choir. To help keep viewers warm, Olympia’s own Batdorf & Bronson is serving complimentary hot cocoa. For best viewing, it’s recommended that you get to the Port Plaza Park, 701 NW Columbia St., Olympia and dock area before 6:00 p.m.Each year, hundreds of people bring their families out to watch the lovely Parade of Lighted Ships. Photo courtesy: Olympia Yacht ClubApproximately 20 lighted boats, including The Sandman, Olympia’s own historic tug are expected to participate in the Parade and they will sail north from the Percival Landing area past the Judge’s Boat at the Port Plaza Dock and then north along the east side of Budd Inlet to Boston Harbor. Then boats return to Olympia by 8:00 p.m. along the west side of Budd Inlet. Since many of the boats are decorated only on their starboard/right hand side the best viewing as they sail north will be from the Port area, the tip of the Port Peninsula by Anthony’s Hearthfire restaurant and KGY Radio, and anywhere along East Bay Drive north of Swantown Marina. On the return trip south from Boston Harbor good vantage points include West Bay Drive, West Bay Marina and Tugboat Annie’s.Not only is this a fun evening for parade participants it’s a favorite holiday tradition for hundreds of families in our community. Many folks living along the parade route host holiday parties that night while others brave the elements to line up along the boardwalk and view the bright holiday lights. Attendees are encouraged to plan for the usual Olympia fall/winter weather which could likely mean rain. Rain didn’t deter attendance at the 2016 Parade.A recap of the 2017 Parade of Lighted Ships high-level timeline is as follows:5:15 p.m. – Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive at the Port Plaza Park and dock area5:30 p.m. – Capital High School Chamber Choir Carolers begin performing5:45 p.m. – Boats begin gathering around Percival Landing in preparation for the Parade6:00 p.m. – Lighted Ships begin to pass Judge’s boat located at the Port Plaza dockWhile the OYC sponsors the Parade of Lighted Ships, it’s open to any South Sound decorated boat and all South Sound boaters are welcome & encouraged to participate. Boaters who want to join the Parade must register and pick up their parade packet at Olympia Yacht Club, 201 Simmons St (next to Bayview Thriftway). on Friday December 1 between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. The decorating theme for the parade is Winter Waterland and prizes will be awarded for the Best Sailboat, Best Powerboat, Best of Theme, and Grand Illusion (Judge’s Choice).The Olympia Yacht Club Parade of Lighted Ships has been a popular Olympia event as long as anyone can remember; its origins go back to at least the 1960s. Santa & Mrs. Claus’, the Capital High School Carolers and Batdorf & Bronson’s hot cocoa will make it an even more memorable event. Please grab your kids, dressed right for the weather Saturday December 2 and get on down to see the 2017 Parade of Lighted Ships.