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

Drilling Production 2004 P10

  • 08/02/2004 -- Role reversal looming for Venezuela, Russia
    A year from now, will oil markets be buzzing about investment prospects brightening in Venezuela but worsening in Russia? And will that turnabout in popular perception represent another contribution to the tightening global oil supply-demand balance?
  • 08/02/2004 -- RJA analyst: Investors look to Canada's oil sands to fill gap from declining production elsewhere
    The world increasingly is going to depend on Canada's oil sands to fill an anticipated gap left from declining production in Ghawar field in Saudi Arabia along with other mature oil regions elsewhere, said St. Peterburg, Fla.-based Raymond James & Associates Ltd.
  • 08/03/2004 -- Unocal develops fields in Ganal, Rapak, Makassar Strait PSCs off Indonesia
    Unocal Corp. subsidiaries have a number of development activities under way off Indonesia, including Phase I development of Gendal field in the Ganal production-sharing contract area, Gehem-3 and Ranggas-7 appraisal well completions in the Rapak PSC, and development activities in the West Seno field in the Makassar Strait PSC area.
  • 08/05/2004 -- Sherritt to renew exploration, eyes gas sales in northern Cuba
    Sherritt International Corp., Toronto, plans to resume exploratory drilling in northern Cuba in the third quarter and is considering an increase in its $90 million capital spending plan in light of the current oil price.
  • 08/06/2004 -- Calvalley Petroleum's Al Roidhat 4 well in Yemen finds Upper Qishn oil
    Calvalley Petroleum Inc., operator of Block 9 in Yemen, reported that the Al Roidhat 4 appraisal well spudded July 22 encountered oil in the Upper Qishn sand formation reservoir. Initial wireline log evaluation indicates a 6.5-8.5 m oil pay in a 22 m gross oil column. Auqban 1 well test results are reported.
  • 08/06/2004 -- North American rig count this week drops by 33 rigs
    Gains made last week in the number of rotary rigs drilling in Canada were lost this week as 39 rigs became inactive there for a total of 384 working in Canada.
  • 08/06/2004 -- Saudi Aramco lets production facility contracts to McDermott units
    Saudi Aramco has awarded contracts to two J. Ray McDermott SA units for the fabrication, transportation, and installation of offshore production facilities for Aramco's fields off the kingdom's east coast in 60-167 ft of water.
  • 08/09/2004 -- US gas drilling boom not delivering more production
    US natural gas prices are showing signs of weakness, but the long-term outlook continues to be one of strength.
  • 08/10/2004 -- RJA: US natural gas production continues downward trend
    US gas production during the second quarter showed a 3.8% decline compared with second quarter of last year, according to Raymond James & Associates Inc. based on a survey of 47 publicly traded US oil and natural gas exploration and production companies.
  • 08/11/2004 -- GlobalSantaFe rig sinks off Egypt after fire
    GlobalSantaFe Corp. reported that its GSF Adriatic IV jack up drilling rig sank in the Mediterranean Sea 25 miles off Egypt following a fire Tuesday.
  • 08/11/2004 -- Shell schedules Mars TLP shut down for flexjoint replacements
    Shell Exploration & Production Co., New Orleans, said it will shut down the Mars tension leg platform on Nov. 4 to replace the flexjoints on oil and natural gas export lines.
  • 08/12/2004 -- Fire that sank rig damages ENI-BP platform off Egypt
    The fire that sank the GSF Adriatic IV jack up drilling rig in the Mediterranean Sea Tuesday (OGJ Online, Aug. 11, 2004) also spread to the Temsah natural gas production platform at which the rig had been working, causing "considerable" damage to the platform, said an oil ministry official.
  • 08/13/2004 -- Various recovery processes supply CO2 for EOR projects
    Enhanced oil recovery projects that use a carbon dioxide injectant can acquire the CO2 using various processes that recover the CO2 from industrial sources.
  • 08/16/2004 -- Total E&P Indonesie awards Enventure tubular supply contract
    Total E & P Indonesie, through PT Dataco Citra Indonesia, has awarded a 3 year contract to Enventure Global Technology LLC, Houston, to provide solid expandable tubular systems for a development iproject in Peciko natural gas field off East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
  • 08/16/2004 -- Talisman brings North Tartan field in North Sea on production
    Talisman Energy (UK) Ltd., a wholly owned unit of Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, began production of 6,000 b/d of oil from North Tartan field on Block 15/16a, 118 miles northeast of Aberdeen in the central North Sea.
  • 08/16/2004 -- Long Lake oil sands automation technology contract awarded
    OPTI Canada Inc. and Nexen Inc., joint venture partners in the Long Lake oil sands extraction project, 200 miles north of Edmonton, Alta., awarded Emerson Process Management, Austin, Tex., a $35 million (Can.) contract to serve as general automation contractor for the $3.4 billion (Can.) oil sands extraction project in Canada.
  • 08/17/2004 -- Chad/Cameroon project's production, exports up sharply in second quarter
    Crude oil production from the Chad/Cameroon Development Project exceeded 200,000 b/d at times during the April-June 2004 quarter, said operator Esso Exploration & Production Chad Inc.
  • 08/20/2004 -- US drilling dips for second week
    US drilling activity slipped for the second consecutive week, down by 2 to 1,230 rotary rigs working, said Baker Hughes Inc. officials Friday.
  • 08/24/2004 -- Kazakhstan, ABS sign MOU for classing Caspian Sea vessels
    International classification society ABS has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kazakhstan that recognizes ABS' classification and certification services for offshore oil and gas drilling rigs and vessels in the Kazakhstan sector of the Caspian Sea.
  • 08/27/2004 -- Fieldbus technology modernizes gas platform off Brazil
    To comply with new regulatory requirements, Petroleo Brasileiro SA modernized the process control on its Merluza offshore platform in the Santos basin, off Brazil.
Related Articles

Coast Guard cadets summoned to battle climatological foe

05/22/2015 Confusion evident in President Barack Obama’s commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy raises a question bearing on American foreign policy:...

FWS mulling steps to curb migratory bird deaths at oil and gas sites

05/22/2015 The US Fish & Wildlife Service intends to prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement to evaluate possible steps for reducing acciden...

BHI: US rig count decline continues to slow, now down 3 to 885

05/22/2015 The decline in the US drilling rig count continued to slow again during the week ended May 22, according to Baker Hughes Inc. The total count was o...

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude oil prices top $60/bbl

05/22/2015 Crude oil prices for front-month delivery climbed back above $60/bbl on May 21 on the New York market while July crude oil prices on the London mar...

QCLNG begins commercial operations, gets CNOOC pipeline sale approval

05/22/2015 BG Group subsidiary QGC has taken operational control of Train 1 at its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) plant from Bechtel Australia, which built it....

La Jolla Conference: Industry panel bullish on oil prices, but sees more suffering to come

05/22/2015 Crude oil prices are still about half their value compared with a year ago, but the now prolonged slump is unfolding such that another rise could b...

BLM seeks comments on Rosewood’s proposed Atchee area project in Utah

05/22/2015 The US Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on Rosewood Resources Inc.’s proposal to develop an oil and natural gas field in the At...

API: US petroleum demand slightly up in April

05/22/2015 According to data from the American Petroleum Institute, total US petroleum deliveries, a measure of demand, gained 0.7% in April from the same per...

Alfa, Harbour Energy to acquire Pacific Rubiales for $1.7 billion

05/21/2015 Mexican multinational conglomerate Alfa SAB de CV and British energy firm Harbour Energy Ltd. have collaborated to acquire the stock of Pacific Rub...
White Papers

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

The impact of aging infrastructure in process manufacturing industries

Process manufacturing companies in the oil and gas, utilities, chemicals and natural resource industri...
Sponsored by

What is System Level Thermo-Fluid Analysis?

This paper will explain some of the fundamentals of System Level Thermo-Fluid Analysis and demonstrate...
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
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