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Drilling Production 2002 P6

  • Tue Jul 23 12:07:00 CDT 2002 -- DONG to develop Nini, Cecilie, operate Siri
    The Danish Energy Authority has granted to Dansk Olie & Naturgas AS (DONG AS) and other licensees of Nini and Cecilie oil fields in the Danish North Sea authority to develop those fields.
  • Fri Jul 19 14:07:00 CDT 2002 -- Central considerations
    Better technology and a promising investment climate may translate into more industry interest in Nicaragua.
  • Tue Jul 16 11:07:00 CDT 2002 -- Rosneft awarded Sakhalin V exploration license
    OJSC NK Rosneft, on behalf of an alliance including BP PLC, has received a 5-year exploration license for part of Russia's Sakhalin V area off Sakhalin Island in Russia's Far East.
  • Tue Jul 16 09:07:00 CDT 2002 -- Pioneer acquires SCR land rig, financing
    Pioneer Drilling Co., San Antonio, has agreed to purchase an Oilwell 840E, 1,500 hp diesel electric rig from Drilling Structures International Inc. for $5.5 million
  • Mon Jul 15 12:07:00 CDT 2002 -- Kerr-McGee to develop Red Hawk, create deepwater hub
    Kerr-McGee Corp., Oklahoma City, has approved development of Red Hawk gas field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, which—at more than 5,300 ft deep—is its deepest-water development to date.
  • Fri Jul 12 13:07:00 CDT 2002 -- Suncor oil sands production slumps during maintenance
    Production rates at Suncor Energy Inc.'s oil sands operation will drop to about 50% of capacity this week while the company performs repairs on a 35-year-old fractionator.
  • Mon Jul 08 15:07:00 CDT 2002 -- Talisman brings Halley field in UK North Sea on stream
    Halley oil field on Block 30/12b in the UK North Sea began production on July 2, said its operator and largest stakeholder, Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary.
  • Mon Jul 08 15:07:00 CDT 2002 -- Gulf of Thailand's Pailin field extension producing natural gas, condensate
    The Thai unit of operator Unocal Corp. has started up natural gas and condensate production from the northern extension of Pailin field in the Gulf of Thailand.
  • Tue Jul 02 16:07:00 CDT 2002 -- Infinity seeks CBM capacity expansion in Wyoming
    Infinity Inc., Chanute, Kan., said it is awaiting permits to increase the compressor capacity at its LaBarge coalbed methane project in Wyoming.
  • Tue Jul 02 13:07:00 CDT 2002 -- Europa starts gas production from Horodok field in western Ukraine
    A unit of Europa Oil & Gas Ltd., London, and its Ukrainian partner, Zahidukrgeologia, began gas production from Horodok field, which lies in the L'viv region of western Ukraine.
  • Tue Jul 02 10:07:00 CDT 2002 -- Kerr-McGee brings on first oil at Boomvang prospect
    Kerr-McGee Oil & Gas Corp., a unit of Oklahoma City-based Kerr-McGee Corp., began oil production June 24 from its Boomvang field in the Gulf of Mexico from the first of three subsea wells.
  • Fri Jun 28 15:06:00 CDT 2002 -- US land drilling activity registers small increase
    US drilling activity barely increased this week, up just 2 units to 840 rotary rigs in various phases of the drilling process and down sharply from 1,275 during the same period last year.
  • Fri Jun 28 00:06:00 CDT 2002 -- OPEC caution on output hike warranted
    OPEC's complacency over current output levels may be warranted, in light of other market considerations.
  • Thu Jun 27 10:06:00 CDT 2002 -- Interior proposal seeks clearer guidelines for OCS energy projects
    The Department of Interior has asked Congress to clarify that they have the authority to grant easements or rights-of-way for renewable energy and LNG facilities on the Outer Continental Shelf.
  • Wed Jun 26 11:06:00 CDT 2002 -- KIO to invest $3.5 billion at Karachaganak by 2003
    Karachaganak Integrated Organization (KIO) said it will invest $3.5 billion in a project to develop Karachaganak gas condensate field in Kazakhstan, Russia's Interfax news agency reported.
  • Tue Jun 25 12:06:00 CDT 2002 -- CNOOC increases production at Qinghuangdao 32-6 field
    China National Offshore Oil Corp. Ltd. (CNOOC) said platform C and platform D have been brought on stream, adding slightly more than 20,000 b/d of oil production to Qinghuangdao 32-6 field.
  • Fri Jun 21 14:06:00 CDT 2002 -- US drilling declines for fourth straight week
    US drilling activity dipped again for the fourth consecutive week, down 6 rotary rigs to 838 compared with 1,277 during the same period a year ago, officials at Baker Hughes Inc. reported Friday.
  • Fri Jun 21 00:06:00 CDT 2002 -- Outlook for higher prices getting less cloudy
    EIA's new storage data tracking approach is being blamed as a contributor to softening natural gas prices, but the second half still shapes up as a tighter market.
  • Wed Jun 19 14:06:00 CDT 2002 -- Isis oil field starts up off Tunisia
    A group led by Coparex Netherlands BV started up an oil and gas field off Tunisia that was undeveloped since its discovery in 1974.
  • Tue Jun 18 09:06:00 CDT 2002 -- Lehman reports more US drilling permits issued in May than April
    The number of drilling permits issued for 30 US states increased 7.2% during May from the April count as adjusted for comparable numbers of filing days, Lehman Bros. Inc. reports.
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