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General Interest 2000 P3

  • 11/07/2000 -- Remington: Well confirms new field
    Remington Oil & Gas Corp., Dallas, Tex., said Tuesday it has confirmed its discovery at Eugene Island Block 397 in the Gulf of Mexico with its Green Canyon 48 No. 1 well. The OCS-G 16680 No. 1, located in 472 ft of water, was directionally drilled to a measured depth of 10,370 ft from a surface location on Eugene Island Block 397 to a bottom hole location on Green Canyon Block 48.
  • 11/01/2000 -- AEC to farm into Ecuador block
    Alberta Energy Co. Ltd. (AEC), of Calgary, agreed to farm into Occidental Petroleum Corp.'s Block 15 in Ecuador. AEC will earn a 40% interest in the block and will assume certain capital costs through 2004. Occidental will remain the operator of the block. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
  • 11/30/2000 -- Electric Power news briefs, November 30
    AES Corp. ... Natural Gas Pipeline Co. of America ... Illinois Power Co. ... Detroit Edison ... ZBB Technologies Inc. ... Inverpower Controls Ltd. ... Duke Energy Corp. ... TNPC Inc. ... Coastal Corp. ... Berg Steel Pipe Corp. ... The Bank of New York ... Prebon Yamane ... Amerex ... Royale Energy Inc. .... Enron Energy Services
  • 11/27/2000 -- Electric Power news briefs, November 27
    NRG Energy � Duke Energy �AES Corp. � Southern Co.
  • 11/13/2000 -- TransAlta sells emissions credits to oil company
    TransAlta, a Canadian energy company, agreed to sell up to 210,000 tonnes of CO2 credits to Murphy Oil USA Inc. in reportedly the first transaction of this kind with an oil company. TransAlta has been active on the emissions credits trading front even though the market is not developed yet and international laws not mandatory either. Murphy Oil, likewise, is acting voluntarily and not required to take these steps to offset its increasing emissions volume.
  • 11/01/2000 -- Electric Power news briefs, November 1
    CP&L Energy ... Cinergy Global Power ... Shell Gas BV ... Semco Energy ... Conectiv ... Silicon Energy Corp. ... EPS Solutions Inc. ... Alstom ... Washington Gas Light Co. ... Sierra Pacific Resources ... Portland General Electric Co. ... Canadian Hydro Developers Inc. ... Southwestern Energy Co. ... University of Texas Houston Health Science Center ... Applied Power Corp. ... Reliant Services LLC ... Miller Pipeline Corp. ... DukeSolutions ... Waste Management Inc. ... Enron Japan Corp.
  • 11/22/2000 -- Drilling/Production news briefs, Nov. 22
    US Crude � Southwest Oil Production � State Energy & Development � Rowan � PanCanadian Petroleum � Sable Offshore Energy � Akita/Equtak Drilling � Akita Drilling � Inuvialuit Development
  • 11/16/2000 -- Drilling/Production news briefs, Nov. 16
    Norsk Hydro � Smedvig � Chevron Offshore (Thailand) � BJ Tubular Services � Noble Drilling � Triton Energy
  • 11/02/2000 -- Chevron's second Fort Liard well on stream
    Chevron Canada Resources Ltd., Calgary, and partners have begun production from their M-25 well, near Fort Liard in Canada�s Northwest Territories. Chevron said the well flowed 35 MMcfd of gas and will increase to 50 MMcfd in a week.
  • 11/03/2000 -- Supermajors shift SE Asia focus
    The wave of corporate consolidation that led to the creation of the big four Western supermajors and is, in the process, changing most every rule in the oil and gas game, now promises to start a paradigm shift in Southeast Asia's upstream business, judging by a report on the region from Edinburgh-based industry analysts Wood Mackenzie.
  • 10/25/2000 -- Transportation news briefs, Oct. 25
    Aviva Petroleum � Equitable Resources � Orion Power MidWest � Santos � ExxonMobil � Pemex Gas y Petroquimica Basica � BJ Pipeline Inspection Services
  • 10/23/2000 -- Alliance Pipeline pushes back commercial in-service date
    Alliance Pipeline LP, Calgary, is shifting its commercial in-service date from Oct. 30 to Nov. 13 to complete system commissioning activities on the pipeline system. The line stretches from northeastern British Columbia to the Chicago area; it is intended to carry gas from Canada to the Northeast US.
  • 10/10/2000 -- Boomvang, Nansen partners award pipeline contract
    Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Corp., Enterprise Oil Gulf of Mexico Inc., and Ocean Energy Inc. have awarded units of Williams contracts to gather and transport oil and gas produced from the Boomvang and Nansen fields in the Gulf of Mexico, said Williams. The Williams units will also process the gas production at a new onshore facility. The $200 million project is expected to be complete during fourth quarter 2001.
  • 10/06/2000 -- Ivanhoe Energy joins Syntroleum's Sweetwater GTL project
    Ivanhoe Energy Inc. said Thursday it's acquiring a 13% stake in Syntroleum Corp.'s gas-to-liquids project in western Australia for $19 million cash plus an additional $2 million for front-end engineering and project development costs.
  • 10/31/2000 -- Consultants: Southeast Asia producers could reap $16 billion in windfall revenues
    Southeast Asian oil and gas producers could reap a windfall of more than $16 billion this year in the face of soaring and now high energy prices, according to Wood Mackenzie Consultants Ltd., Edinburgh. The clear leaders are Indonesia and Malaysia, where the cash windfall could amount to around $8 billion and $4.4 billion, respectively.
  • 10/30/2000 -- CSO reels in Aker's deepwater division
    Paris-based subsea contractor Coflexip Stena Offshore Group (CSO) is putting the final touches to a $625 million deal through which it take over the deepwater division of Norway's Aker Maritime ASA, enlarging the 2000 value of the offshore market served by CSO to some $19 billion from around $3-$4 billion.
  • 10/19/2000 -- Esso Chad begins work on Chad-to-Cameroon project
    Esso Exploration & Production Chad Inc. and its partners have begun construction on the Chad-Cameroon Oil Development and Pipeline Project, said ExxonMobil Corp. The $3.5 billion project will develop oil fields in southern Chad and transport the crude oil 663 miles to the coast of Cameroon for export to world markets.
  • 10/18/2000 -- Alaskan gas key to meeting US demand
    Alaskan gas will be an essential element in meeting future US demand, industry executives told a Ziff Energy conference in Calgary this week. One executive said US gas demand is forecast to grow at 1.5-2% a year, but he does not foresee a supply shortage because Alaskan gas will be part of the supply picture by 2010.
  • 10/17/2000 -- DOE reoffers SPR crude, fills distillate stockpile
    The US Department of Energy has reopened bidding for 7 million bbl of Strategic Petroleum Reserve oil after two companies which had previously submitted winning offers could not provide the necessary financial guarantees. Separately, DOE said filling of the 2 million-bbl home heating oil reserve in the northeastern US is complete.
  • 10/12/2000 -- Drillship construction cycle nears end
    The drillship construction cycle that began 3 years ago is nearing completion with delivery of Global Marine Inc.'s Glomar Jack Ryan. The two remaining drillships still on order�R&B Falcon Inc.'s Deepwater Discovery and Transocean Sedco Forex Inc.'s Discoverer Deep Seas�should join the fleet by yearend.
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