63°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Wed
83°
62°
0%
Thu
84°
66°
10%
Fri
85°
68°
40%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Rig moved from gulf

4 years ago Tuesday, July 13, 2010 9:29:56 AM CDT July 13, 2010 Tuesday, July 13 2010 Jul 13, 2010 in News
Source: AP
Topics : drilling moratorium

Another rig has been pulled from the Gulf of Mexico because of the deepwater drilling moratorium.

Diamond Offshore Drilling pulled the "Ocean Confidence" rig to the Republic of Congo. The rig left over the weekend.

The Houston-based company says a drilling contract with Murphy Exploration & Production Co. was re-negotiated to a one-year commitment in the Gulf, for agreement to drill off the coast of the Republic of Congo.  Murphy says it will begin it's one year in the Gulf, when it is confident it can get permits to drill.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
Not Available
63°
60°
Wed
Partly Cloudy
83°
62°
Thu
Mostly Cloudy
84°
66°
Fri
AM T-Storms
85°
68°
Sat
PM T-Storms
87°
60°