1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

Drilling Production 2000 P6

  • 10/12/2000 -- HENRY HYDE WRONG AGAIN ON ENERGY PRICES
    Somebody needs to explain markets to Henry Hyde.
  • 10/11/2000 -- Husky awards White Rose engineering contract
    Husky Energy Inc. subsidiary Husky Oil Operations Ltd. and Petro-Canada have awarded Maersk/Seabase the front-end engineering design contract for the White Rose oil field's floating production, storage, and offloading vessel.
  • 10/10/2000 -- Shell Canada to restart Alberta heavy oil project
    Shell Canada Ltd., Calgary, says it will spend $50 million (Can.) to restart a heavy oil project in the Peace River area of northern Alberta using new technology. The recovery process, known as soak radial, uses steam to soak bitumen and improve flow of the crude oil trapped in sand.
  • 10/10/2000 -- Smedvig secures two deepwater commitments for West Navion
    Conoco UK Ltd. has issued a letter of intent for an exploration drilling contract to Norway's Smedvig for use of Smedvig's deepwater drillship West Navion, Smedvig said Monday. Enterprise Energy Ireland Ltd. has also awarded the drillship a letter of intent.
  • 10/09/2000 -- Exploration/Development briefs, Oct. 9
    Aker Maritime � J. Ray McDermott � Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas � Enterprise Oil � Ocean Energy � Harken Energy � Ridgeway Petroleum � Bitech Petroleum � Venus Exploration � Grey Wolf Drilling � Daugherty Resources
  • 10/06/2000 -- EIA: Winter electricity demand to rise 2.8%
    Total electricity demand this winter is expected to be 2.8% higher than last year, federal energy forecasters predicted Friday. The Energy Information Agency (EIA) said the winter should be 11% colder than last, resulting in a 4.6% increase in electricity use by the residential sector and 3.9% increase by the commercial sector.
  • 10/06/2000 -- PanCanadian turns ground to construct Christina Lake oil project
    PanCanadian Petroleum Ltd., Calgary, broke ground Thursday on the site of its Christina Lake Thermal Oil Project, located 170 km south of Fort McMurray in northeast Alberta.
  • 10/06/2000 -- OIL IMPORTS AND US ENERGY POLICY
    The US oil and gas industry soon will receive a hard lesson about the problem of calibrating energy policy to the country's dependency on imported oil.
  • 10/05/2000 -- Eleven companies to draw crude from SPR
    The US Department of Energy Wednesday accepted bids from 11 companies seeking 30 million bbl of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. DOE has estimated that releasing 30 million bbl of crude this fall could result in production of 3-5 million bbl of additional heating oil.
  • 10/05/2000 -- Research uses mud pulses for pore pressure prediction
    Engineers at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory are studying the use of hydraulic power pulses through a drilling rig's mud circulating system to provide an enhanced 'look' ahead of the bit in seismic-while-drilling operations.
  • 10/04/2000 -- Drilling/Production news briefs, Oct. 4
    Statoil � Fortum � Chiles Offshore � AMFELS � Badr Petroleum � Smedvig
  • 10/03/2000 -- Halliburton plans two new cementing unit designs
    Two new Halliburton Co. onshore cementing pumping unit designs will feature updated technology and safety features. The company told the Society of Petroleum Engineers annual meeting on Monday that more than 60 of the new units will be manufactured and deployed throughout North American markets over the next year.
  • 09/29/2000 -- Petro-Canada begins work on oilsands plant
    Petro-Canada, Calgary, has begun construction of its $290 million (Can.) McKay River oil sands plant, 36 miles northwest of Fort McMurray, Alta. The company has also applied for a production increase to 30,000 b/d from an already approved 22,000 b/d. The plant is scheduled to go on stream in 2002.
  • 09/29/2000 -- Declining US summer production levels keep storage low, gas prices high
    US natural gas production is now rising, but declining levels of production throughout the past summer have driven down the pace of gas storage injections. In a report released Wednesday, New York-based investment firm Salomon Smith Barney said lower levels of storage injections will keep gas prices high as the US enters the last 6 weeks of this year's storage injection season.
  • 09/29/2000 -- COMPETING OIL-VALUE CLAIMS ON FULL DISPLAY
    This year's price lurch has added stress to competing claims by governments on petroleum values.
  • 09/28/2000 -- Republicans challenge legality of SPR drawdown
    Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.), the US House of Representatives Energy and Power Subcommittee chairman, will ask the Clinton administration to explain its legal authority to sell 30 million bbl of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Meanwhile, Energy Sec. Bill Richardson plans to meet next week with refiners to urge them to delay routine seasonal maintenance.
  • 09/27/2000 -- Pogo Producing focuses on foreign plays
    While it is taking a conservative approach to finding new production, Houston-based Pogo Producing Co. is hunting for elephant-sized reserves in greener, watery 'pastures' overseas, though it intends to retain its holdings in North American plays.
  • 09/27/2000 -- Drilling/Production news briefs, Sept. 27
    ProSafe � Schlumberger Oilfield � Greka Energy � Unocal Thailand � Smedvig Asia
  • 09/24/2000 -- Baker Hughes considers 'fixing' division, selling segments
    Baker Hughes Inc. has one division�Inteq�that must be fixed, and two segments�its oil and gas properties and the Baker Process division�that should be sold. But the rest of the firm holds much promise for the current rebound, said Michael E. Wiley, the new chairman, president, and CEO.
  • 09/24/2000 -- Triton announces Ceiba-6 well results
    Triton Energy Ltd., Dallas, said Friday it would plug and abandon its Ceiba-6 delineation well off Equatorial Guinea after initial logs failed to find oil and gas. It also reported it would spud the first well of a planned 6-well exploration program in the next 10 days.
Related Articles

Senate Banking Committee’s crude export debate breaks along party lines

07/28/2015 Congressional committee debate over the 40-year ban on exporting US-produced crude oil continued to break largely along party lines as the US Senat...

Financing set for gas line in northern Mexico

07/28/2015 Financing is set for construction of a 289-mile pipeline that will carry natural gas produced in Texas to power plants in Mexico, reports Milbank, ...

Husky assesses options for West White Rose extension project

07/28/2015 The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board said it has provided “conditional approval” of a development plan by Husky Energy Inc...

Canada’s NEB approves Orca LNG export license

07/28/2015 Canada’s National Energy Board has approved an application by Orca LNG Ltd., Cypress, Tex., for a 25-year natural gas export license (OGJ Online, J...

UK awards 41 more licenses in offshore round

07/28/2015

The UK government has awarded 41 licenses for exploration and production in the second tranche of the 28th Offshore Licensing Round.

CBM producer Walter Energy files for Chapter 11

07/28/2015 Walter Energy Inc., Birmingham, Ala., and its US subsidiaries filed for restructuring under Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US Northern District Court...

MARKET WATCH: Oil futures maintain downward momentum

07/28/2015 Light, sweet crude oil futures prices fell July 27 to settle at less than $48/bbl on the New York market while Brent prices on the London market pl...

Removing crude oil export ban would raise product prices, study finds

07/27/2015 Ending the decades-old ban on exporting US-produced crude oil would raise prices by $3/bbl and increase product prices, a study commissioned by Con...

Excelerate gets FERC okay for Aguirre offshore GasPort project

07/27/2015 Excelerate Energy LP, The Woodlands, Tex., has been granted authorization by the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in cooperation with the P...
White Papers

2015 Global Engineering Information Management Solutions Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award

The Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognise companies in a variety of regional and global...
Sponsored by

Three Tips to Improve Safety in the Oil Field

Working oil fields will always be tough work with inherent risks. There’s no getting around that. Ther...
Sponsored by

Pipeline Integrity: Best Practices to Prevent, Detect, and Mitigate Commodity Releases

Commodity releases can have catastrophic consequences, so ensuring pipeline integrity is crucial for p...
Sponsored by

AVEVA’s Digital Asset Approach - Defining a new era of collaboration in capital projects and asset operations

There is constant, intensive change in the capital projects and asset life cycle management. New chall...
Sponsored by

Transforming the Oil and Gas Industry with EPPM

With budgets in the billions, timelines spanning years, and life cycles extending over decades, oil an...
Sponsored by

Asset Decommissioning in Oil & Gas: Transforming Business

Asset intensive organizations like Oil and Gas have their own industry specific challenges when it com...
Sponsored by

Squeezing the Green: How to Cut Petroleum Downstream Costs and Optimize Processing Efficiencies with Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Solutions

As the downstream petroleum industry grapples with change in every sector and at every level, includin...
Sponsored by

7 Steps to Improve Oil & Gas Asset Decommissioning

Global competition and volatile markets are creating a challenging business climate for project based ...
Sponsored by
Available Webcasts

On Demand

Global Petroleum Industry Midyear Forecast

Thu, Jul 15, 2010

This webcast, presented by OGJ Editor Bob Tippee, will summarize the Midyear Forecast projections in key categories.

register:WEBCAST


Unconventional Analysis in Unconventional Plays: Optimized Formation Evaluation

Tue, Apr 13, 2010

The challenges associated with developing unconventional resources are driving the industry to implement more efficient work flows and more cost effective formation evaluation solutions, forcing optimization at every step. Join us at AAPG or via webcast to learn how applying a comprehensive, yet fit-for-purpose evaluation approach throughout the development life cycle has helped operators maximize value and optimize production.

register:WEBCAST


On Demand: Four Ways Project and Portfolio Management Can Drive Turnaround Efficiencies in the Oil & Gas Industry

Thu, Apr 1, 2010

Learn how project portfolio management solutions can improve turnaround programs.

register:WEBCAST


Smarter Asset Management: Turnaround Optimization

Fri, Mar 26, 2010

This webcast will explore a new vision for managing turnarounds, key approaches to turning this vision into a reality and how one company has begun this transformation.

register:WEBCAST


Emerson Micro Motion Videos

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected