Fri Aug 30 15:08:00 CDT 2002
-- MMS online well-log ordering system speeds service President George W. Bush's "E-government" agenda to improve the effectiveness of government service via electronic program implementation is proving effective for some agencies.
Fri Aug 23 14:08:00 CDT 2002
-- Good and evil When does a country stop being an axis of evil? In the oil business, that's a delicate question that demands frequent visitation.
Mon Aug 19 14:08:00 CDT 2002
-- Repsol-YPF gains approval to develop Libyan oil field Repsol-YPF SA has received approval from Libya's National Oil Co. (NOC) to develop 'A' field on Block NC-186 in Murzuq basin 720 km from the Mediterranean coast in the southwestern Sahara Desert.
Thu Aug 15 14:08:00 CDT 2002
-- Bolivia Orca Petroleum Inc., Calgary, acquired with YPFB approval, a 12.5% working interest in the Villamontes Block in southern Bolivia for $287,500 and is seeking other oil investments in the country.
Thu Aug 08 14:08:00 CDT 2002
-- Texas Vintage Petroleum Inc., Tulsa, plans to start a multiwell drilling program in fourth quarter 2002 aimed at gas in low-permeability Devonian carbonates in the Val Verde basin (OGJ, Feb. 11, 2002, p. 40).
Mon Aug 05 15:08:00 CDT 2002
-- Croatia The Agip unit of Italy's state ENI SPA and Croatia's state-owned INA Group plan to develop more gas discoveries in the northern Adriatic Sea and start production at yearend 2004.
Tue Jul 30 16:07:00 CDT 2002
-- PTTEP expands exploration operations to Oman Oman's Ministry of Oil & Gas has awarded an oil and gas exploration license in Oman to PTTEP Middle East Co. Ltd., marking the company's first entry into Middle East exploration.
Wed Jul 24 11:07:00 CDT 2002
-- PTTEP moves to Bongkot Phase 3C development The Thai-European consortium led by PTT Exploration & Production PCL has awarded a $33 million contract to Nippon Steel Corp. to build and install the 13th wellhead platform at Bongkot gas field.
Tue Jul 16 14:07:00 CDT 2002
-- Canada Wiser Oil Co., Dallas, said its Canadian operating base is expanding with drill bit success in Alberta.
Fri Jul 12 09:07:00 CDT 2002
-- Gaz de France to operate Touat field in Algeria Gaz de France has been awarded the Touat exploration permit, with hydrocarbon exploration and development rights in the Sbaa basin in southwestern Algeria.
Tue Jul 09 16:07:00 CDT 2002
-- Kollsnes gas plant to process Visund gas The North Sea's Visund field partners plan to deliver natural gas from the field to Statoil's planned 26 million cu m/day gas processing plant at Kollsnes near Bergen, Norway.