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Drilling Production 2005 P11

  • 02/11/2005 -- TransCanada plans $1.7 billion oil pipeline
    TransCanada Corp., Calgary, is planning a $1.7 billion, 1,870-mile Keystone oil pipeline system to transport 400,000 b/d of heavy crude from its oil hub at Hardisty, Alta., to Wood River and Patoka, Ill.
  • 02/09/2005 -- Statoil resumes Snorre A production
    Statoil ASA said production from Snorre A platform and the Vigdis satellite in the Norwegian North Sea are back online after a natural gas leak forced it to shut in 205,000 b/d of production (OGJ Online, Jan. 18, 2005).
  • 02/09/2005 -- DOE technology manager lauds microhole technology
    US DOE Strategic Center for Natural Gas and Oil E&P Technology ManagerRoy Long"The scope of microhole technology is to drive down drilling costs and reduce exploration risk."
  • 02/08/2005 -- Line rupture likely cause of Suncor fire
    Suncor Energy Inc., Calgary, expects its oil sands upgrader, which caught fire Jan. 4, to return to its full production capacity of 225,000 b/d in the third quarter (OGJ Online, Jan. 7, 2005).
  • 02/08/2005 -- Woodside investigates flowline fault
    Woodside Energy Ltd. is investigating the cause of an oil leak discovered Jan. 18 from a flowline serving the company's 2,000 b/d Laminaria 2 well in Laminaria field in the Timor Sea.
  • 02/07/2005 -- Project aims to cut Guneshli gas flaring
    Japan Oil Engineering Co. (JOE), a subsidiary of AOC Holdings Inc., will provide consulting services for a project funded by the World Bank to reduce flaring of associated gas from Azerbaijan's Guneshli oil field and help the country's electric power plants burn natural gas instead of heavy oil and coal.
  • 02/04/2005 -- US drilling slumps for second week
    US drilling activity continued to fall for the second consecutive week, down by 8 units to 1,248 rotary rigs working, said Baker Hughes Inc. on Feb. 4.
  • 02/02/2005 -- P-43 FPSO producing off Brazil; P-48 due
    Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras), Brazil's state oil company, started production Dec. 22 from its P-43 floating production, storage, and offloading vessel (FPSO) off Brazil.
  • 01/28/2005 -- US, Canadian rig counts dip
    US drilling activity slipped during the week ended Jan. 28, down by 7 units with 1,256 rotary rigs still working, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 01/26/2005 -- Production starts in Zhengeldy oil field
    Caspian Holdings PLC reported it has started production from Jurassic pay in three wells in Kazakhstan's onshore Zhengeldy oil field.
  • 01/21/2005 -- Platform due for field off Turkmenistan
    Dragon Oil PLC, Dubai, plans to commission a wellhead and production platform for Lam oil and gas field off Turkmenistan in 2006.
  • 01/20/2005 -- BHP gets first gas from Minerva field
    BHP Billiton Ltd., Melbourne, started production from Minerva gas field on the offshore VIC/L22 Block in Australia's Otway basin.
  • 01/19/2005 -- Mad Dog output starts in Gulf of Mexico
    Production started at the BP PLC-operated Mad Dog development on Green Canyon Block 826 in 4,500 ft of water 220 miles south of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 01/19/2005 -- Harvest to suspend Venezuelan drilling
    Harvest Vinccler CA (HVCA), the Venezuelan arm of Harvest Natural Resources Inc., Houston, said it would suspend drilling activities on its 158,000-acre South Monagas Unit, where it operates Uracoa, Tucupita, and Bombal oil fields in eastern Venezuela's Delta Amacuro state.
  • 01/18/2005 -- Human error cited for Snorre A gas leak
    Statoil ASA said human error caused the natural gas leak that forced it to shut in production from the Snorre A platform and a satellite in the Norwegian North Sea Nov. 28, 2004.
  • 01/18/2005 -- Safety alert issued on production system
    Cameron Controls Pres. Jack B. Moore has issued a safety alert to purchasers of a production control system that contains a high-pressure accumulator used in subsea and related production control systems.
  • 01/17/2005 -- Mudslide shuts in Vintage output
    Vintage Petroleum, Inc., Tulsa, has temporarily shut in net production of about 5,000 bo/d and 6 MMcfd of gas at its facility in Ventura County, Calif., due to heavy rains and mudslides in the area.
  • 01/14/2005 -- US drilling hits 19-year seasonal high
    US drilling activity increased by 16 units with 1,258 rotary rigs working this week, the highest rig count for the first month of a new year since 1986, when US drilling started the year with 1,915 active rigs, dropped to 1,880 in the second week, and tumbled to a summer low of 663.
  • 01/11/2005 -- Statoil seeks partial Snorre restart
    Statoil ASA notified Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) Jan. 11 that it is able to resume partial production from its Snorre A subsea production system in the North Sea. Full production of just less than 100,000 b/d of oil from Snorre and its Vigdis satellite must await additional work on the platform along with more inspections.
  • 01/07/2005 -- Analysts see risk for US gas drilling
    Weakness in Henry Hub natural gas futures prices might lower the US rig count during the second quarter, Merrill Lynch & Co. analysts in New York forecast.
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