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General Interest 2000 P6

  • 09/27/2000 -- Quicksilver Resources announces Indiana/Kentucky asset purchase
    Quicksilver Resources Inc., Fort Worth, Tex., said Tuesday it's agreed to purchase from Dominion Reserves-Indiana Inc.�a subsidiary of Houston-based Dominion Exploration and Production Inc.�all of Dominion's Corydon project natural gas assets located in Harrison County, Ind., and Meade County, Ky.
  • 09/27/2000 -- Finance/Companies news briefs, Sept. 27
    Bureau Veritas � RINA � Kaneb Pipe Line Partners � Shore Terminals � UN Dollars � Emerald Restoration & Production � Panaco � ABB Lummus Global � Equistar Chemicals � Targor
  • 09/14/2000 -- Marathon consolidates US upstream business
    Marathon Oil Co., a unit of USX Corp. subsidiary USX-Marathon Group, Pittsburgh, announced plans Wednesday to consolidate parts of its US upstream organization in an effort to reduce costs by $75 million/year and give the company the footing to grow its business globally. About 200 positions will be eliminated as the result of these consolidation plans, which are expected to be complete by the end of this year. In addition, a full review of the Marathon's business practices is under way.
  • 09/13/2000 -- Megamajors open door to China expansion plans
    Megamajors BP, ExxonMobil Corp., and Royal/Dutch Shell Group each has signed up to a strategic joint-venture agreement with China's state oil and petrochemical company, Sinopec Corp., to pave the way for their individual company expansion plans in the country.
  • 09/07/2000 -- UK independents' financials boom on production and oil price
    UK independent oil companies Enterprise Oil PLC and Cairn Energy PLC each turned in extremely strong interim results today, fuelled by the persistently high oil price and production successes. Enterprise reported post-tax profits of �196 million, a record for the company, while Cairn announced profits after tax of �18.3 million, a 138% improvement on the same period last year.
  • 09/04/2000 -- Finance/Companies news briefs, Sept. 4
    Teton Petroleum � VISTA Midstream Solutions � TransCanada PipeLines � Devon Energy � Santa Fe Snyder � Sonatrach � Sonelgaz � Nalco/Exxon Energy Chemicals LP � International Specialty Chemicals � Gulfstream Resources Canada � BP � ENI � Agip E&P Division � FMC Kongsberg International � Beta Oil & Gas � Red River Energy � Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas � Magnum Hunter Resources � Coflexip Stena Offshore � Cal Dive International � Pertacal Energy � Gazprom � Stewart & Stevenson � and more
  • 09/28/2000 -- Anadarko Petroleum to farm-into West Africa acreage
    Anadarko Petroleum Corp. will participate in three exploration blocks off West Africa through various farm-in agreements signed with subsidiaries of Devon Energy Corp., Oklahoma City, Okla., Devon Energy said Thursday.
  • 09/27/2000 -- SEPCo outlines Na Kika project, reveals Princess discovery
    Shell Exploration & Production Co. (SEPCo) Wednesday outlined a $1.26 billion plan to develop the Na Kika deepwater project with the Gulf of Mexico�s first floating production/storage vessel. Project approval by Shell�s 50:50 partner, BP, is pending. Shell said the fields included in the Na Kika project and a newly discovered field, Princess, had combined reserves of more than 500 million bbl. Both are in the Mississippi Canyon area off Louisiana.
  • 09/26/2000 -- Petro-Canada predicts Terra Nova cost overruns, delays
    Petro-Canada, Calgary, reports development of the Terra Nova oil field on the Grand Banks off Newfoundland will have cost overruns, with production start-up delayed until mid-2001.
  • 09/25/2000 -- Exploration/Development news briefs, Sept. 25
    Gulf Canada Resources � Talisman Corridor � Pertamina � Corridor Resources � Potash � Phillips Petroleum � Wyoming Oil & Minerals � Skyline Resources � Magnum Hunter Resources � El Paso Production � TransGlobe Energy � DNO � Ansan Wikfs (Hadramaut) � Norsk Hydro � Noble Affiliates � McMoRan Exploration � AMG Oil � Swift Energy � Antrim Oil & Gas � Marabella Enterprises � Indo-Pacific Energy � Phillips Petroleum � Petrolex Energy
  • 09/19/2000 -- CanOxy gets another Columbian exploration concession
    Canadian Occidental Petroleum Ltd., Calgary, has been awarded an exploration block in Colombia adjoining its Guando oil discovery.
  • 09/15/2000 -- Exploration/Development news briefs, Sept. 15
    US Export-Import Bank � Sonatrach � Anadarko Petroleum � Lasmo � Maersk � Woodside � Royal Dutch/Shell � Norwest Energy ... Kerr-McGee China Petroleum ... China National Offshore Oil Corp.
  • 09/08/2000 -- EEX to test Jason prospect in Gulf of Mexico
    After drilling the Llano No. 3 well, Houston-based EEX Corp. said Friday it is relocating the semisubmersible rig Glomar Arctic I to nearby Garden Banks Block 344 to test the Jason prospect. The first exploratory well is expected to take 90 days to drill and will target Lower Pliocene and Miocene sands down to 18,000 ft.
  • 09/28/2000 -- Electric Power news briefs, September 28
    Southern Co. ... GE Power Systems ... Sid Richardson Carbon Co. ... TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. ... Shell Canada Ltd. ... Canadian Hydro Developers Inc. ... Sakhalin Energy Investment Co. Ltd. ... Fluor Daniel ... InterGen ... Enka ... Westmoreland Coal Co. ... Knife River Corp. ... MDU Resources Group Inc. ... Southern Union Co. ... Alliance Pipeline Ltd. ... NewEnergy ... American Electric Power Co. ... Ohio Power Co. ... Columbus Southern Power Co.
  • 09/22/2000 -- Gas industry execs: High prices a certainty for winter
    Natural gas producers said in a IOGCC summit this week the industry is responding to price incentives. But increased production won�t come in time to avert high prices for consumers this winter. The industry is trying to drill more to increase supply, but the very low prices two years ago that slashed drilling and exploration are the seeds for today�s natural gas price problem.
  • 09/21/2000 -- Electric Power news briefs, September 21
    Suburban Propane Partners LP ... Standard & Poor's ... Edison Mission Midwest Holdings Co. ... PG&E Generating Co. LLC ... Public Service Co. of Colorado ... Black Hills Corp. ... Dominion Resources Inc. ... Algonquin Power Income Fund ... International Fuel Cells ... United Technologies Corp. ... Black Hills Corp. ... Evergreen Resources Inc. ... Shell Hydrogen US ... Evergreen Resources Inc. ... Kansas City Power & Light Co. ... IdaTech LLC ... Dominion Transmission Inc. .... Caminus Corp
  • 09/13/2000 -- Electric Power news briefs, September 13
    Coral Power LLC ... Tenaska Alabama II Partners LP ... PECO Energy Co. ... CMS Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Co. ... Missouri Gas Energy ... Steel Service Center Institute ... NewEnergy ... Conoco Global Power ... E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. ... Banc of America Securities LLC ... PG&E Corp. ... Oklahoma Corporation Commission ... DPL Energy Inc. ... National Power Cooperative Inc. ... PPL EnergyPlus
  • 09/29/2000 -- Drilling/Production news briefs, Sept. 29
    Norsk Hydro � Smedvig � Pride International � Transocean Sedco Forex � Oil & Natural Gas Corp. � Schlumberger Oilfield Services � BP � Amerada Hess � Enterprise Oil � TotalFinaElf � Hyundai Heavy Industries � Procon Engineering � Statoil UK
  • 09/08/2000 -- Cabot starts production from Louisiana gas wells
    Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., Houston, said Wednesday that it has recently turned in-line two of its operated discoveries in Louisiana, Augen and Bon Ton, in which Cabot has a 50% working interest. The wells are producing more than 38 MMcfed combined, or 13.3 MMcfed net to Cabot.
  • 09/04/2000 -- FX Energy nears gas production in Poland
    FX Energy Inc., Salt Lake City, said Friday that its Kleka-11 well in western Poland's Kleka East structure will begin commercial production in November 2000. FX says this will make it the first western gas producer in Poland.
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