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Drilling Production 2005 P3

  • 11/21/2005 -- CNOOC reports production start-up at Luda oil field off China
    CNOOC Ltd. has started production of more than 2,200 b/d of oil from 4 wells at Luda (LD) 5-2, a new field in the Liaodong Bay in northern Bohai Bay (OGJ Online, Oct. 13, 2005).
  • 11/21/2005 -- Stolt to lay flexible pipe off Brazil
    Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has awarded Norway's Stolt Offshore SA a $250 million, 6-year contract to lay flexible flowlines in deep water off Brazil.
  • 11/21/2005 -- Ivanhoe cites Dagang field production lag
    Peak production will be considerably less than originally anticipated at the start of the Dagang oil field project in China, said Ivanhoe Energy Inc., Vancouver, BC.
  • 11/18/2005 -- US rig count down 1 during week
    US drilling activity dipped by 1 unit to 1,478 rotary rigs working this week, up from 1,266 during the same period last year, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 11/18/2005 -- Habanero reports heavy oil pilot in Alberta
    Habanero Resources Inc., Vancouver, BC, reported plans for a steam-assisted gravity drainage pilot project in the Peace River oil sands region of Alberta after agreeing to acquire an equity interest in a private company that controls 10,000 acres in the area.
  • 11/17/2005 -- Padulla field due on stream by yearend
    In a fast-track development, Stuart Petroleum Ltd., Adelaide, plans to begin production before yearend from its wholly owned Padulla oil field in the South Australian Cooper basin.
  • 11/17/2005 -- Smegsy field pipeline, Moomba tie-in planned
    Great Artesian Oil & Gas Ltd., Sydney, has signed a well tie-in and service agreement with the South Australian Cooper basin producers for the construction of a 4.5 km pipeline to connect the Smegsy-1 gas discovery in the Cooper basin to the basin's pipeline system feeding into Moomba gas treatment facilities.
  • 11/16/2005 -- Flow starts at Basker oil field off Australia
    Anzon Australia Ltd. reported the start of production from Basker oil field in the Gippsland basin, 75 km off Victoria (see map, OGJ, Oct. 24, 2005, p. 50).
  • 11/14/2005 -- Urd boosts oil production from Norne area
    Statoil ASA has begun oil production from Urd field in the Norne area of the Norwegian Sea.
  • 11/14/2005 -- Husky begins production at White Rose field
    Husky Energy Inc., Calgary, has begun production from White Rose oil field in the Jeanne d'Arc basin, 350 km east of St. John's, Newf.
  • 11/10/2005 -- Canada's NEB expects rise in coalbed methane production
    Canada's National Energy Board expects that the total average Canadian gas production will increase to 17.3 bcfd by yearend 2007 from 16.9 bcfd in 2004.
  • 11/09/2005 -- Dana Petroleum expanding into Algeria, Egypt
    A unit of Dana Petroleum PLC, Aberdeen, signed agreements with subsidiaries of Gaz de France to exchange various properties in a series of transactions in which Dana obtains interests in Algeria, the UK, and Egypt.
  • 11/08/2005 -- EOR program proceeds in LAK Ranch field
    Ivanhoe Energy Inc. and Derek Oil & Gas Corp., both of Vancouver, BC, commenced continuous steaming operations at the enhanced oil recovery pilot program in LAK Ranch oil field in Weston County, Wyo.
  • 11/08/2005 -- Greater Sooner to begin oil production in Oklahoma
    Greater Sooner Exploration Inc. of Healdton, Okla., plans to begin oil production early December from two leases in Carter County, Okla.
  • 11/04/2005 -- US rig count ties near 20-year record
    US drilling activity increased by 16 units to 1,496 rotary rigs working this week, tying a nearly 20-year record, Baker Hughes Inc. reported Nov. 4. That's up from 1,268 rigs working a year ago.
  • 11/04/2005 -- US stripper well oil down in 2004; gas up
    The number of onshore US marginal oil wells increased last year, but production totals for those wells dropped from the previous year, the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission reported.
  • 11/03/2005 -- Shell lets contract for Mars platform work
    Shell US Inc. has let a contract to Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) for support work on the Mars oil and gas production platform in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
  • 11/03/2005 -- Chinese, Japanese firms busy in Indonesia
    Chinese and Japanese firms are increasing operations in Indonesia.
  • 10/28/2005 -- US drilling increases by 6 rigs
    US drilling activity increased by 6 rotary rigs with 1,480 units working this week, up from 1,251 a year ago at this time, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 10/25/2005 -- Kerr-McGee to continue work off Morocco
    Kerr-McGee Corp., Oklahoma City, has expressed its intention to continue geophysical reconnaissance off southern Morocco despite threats to its operations from the Polisario Front (PF), a Western Saharan independence movement.
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