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Drilling Production 2005 P4

  • 10/25/2005 -- Platform fire shuts in Åsgard production
    Production from the Åsgard B platform in the Norwegian Sea has been shut down after a fire was detected Oct. 15 in the exhaust section in one of the main generators. An investigation is under way.
  • 10/24/2005 -- Celtic Sea drilling program planned
    Ireland's Island Oil & Gas plans a drilling program in the Celtic Sea off Ireland in 2006.
  • 10/20/2005 -- Costs up in western Canada's oil, gas fields
    Operating costs for oil and gas fields in western Canada have increased "significantly," according to Ziff Energy Group, Calgary.
  • 10/20/2005 -- Toreador secures jack up for work off Turkey
    Toreador Resources Corp., Dallas, has secured an option on Petromar's Saturn jack up for drilling in the South Akcakoca subbasin off Turkey.
  • 10/20/2005 -- Contract let for export system off Brazil
    Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has let a contract valued at $210 million to France's Technip for engineering, procurement, construction, and installation for a subsea pipeline and free-standing hybrid riser (FSHR) for deepwater oil export in the Campos basin off Rio de Janeiro.
  • 10/19/2005 -- Altex proposes Alberta-Gulf Coast crude line
    Altex Energy Ltd., a private Calgary company, has proposed to build and operate a pipeline to transport processed crude directly from northern Alberta's oil sands region to refineries on the US Gulf Coast.
  • 10/18/2005 -- IFP, Riped to develop E&P technologies
    Institut Français du Pétrole and PetroChina Co. Ltd.'s Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development have signed a long-term cooperation agreement to develop exploration and production technologies.
  • 10/18/2005 -- Production resumes from Sleipner East field
    Statoil ASA has resumed full production of 22 million cu m/day of gas and 40,000 b/d of condensate from Sleipner East field in the Norwegian North Sea.
  • 10/14/2005 -- US rig count static at 1,482
    US drilling activity was essentially static for the third consecutive week with 1,482 rotary rigs working, 1 more than the previous week and up from 1,225 during the same period last year, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 10/14/2005 -- Sleipner production halts due to gas leak
    Statoil ASA suspended production of 45 million cu m/day of gas and 95,000 b/d of condensate from Sleipner East and West fields in the Norwegian North Sea.
  • 10/11/2005 -- Statoil extends rig contract for Tampen work
    Statoil ASA has secured a 1-year contract extension for the Transocean Leader semisubmersible for exploration and production drilling in the Tampen area of the Norwegian North Sea.
  • 10/10/2005 -- Cost estimate raised for Syncrude expansion
    Canadian Oil Sands Trust, which holds a 35.49% working interest in Syncrude Joint Venture, increased its cost estimate for third-phase expansion of Syncrude Canada Ltd.'s oil sands plant in Fort McMurray, Alta.
  • 10/07/2005 -- Rig counts down by 2 in US, 60 in Canada
    US drilling activity slipped this week by 2 units to 1,481 rotary rigs working, Baker Hughes Inc. reported. That compares with 1,230 rotary rigs working in the same period a year ago.
  • 10/07/2005 -- Northern Alberta Foothills gas flow planned
    Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, plans to bring on production of more than 35 MMcfd of sales gas net to its interests in the northern Alberta Foothills during the next 14 months.
  • 10/06/2005 -- Attempt to set structure off Turkey fails
    Toreador Resources Corp., Dallas, reported an unsuccessful attempt to set a protective production structure for the recently completed Ayazli 2 and 3 gas wells in the South Akcakoca subbasin in the Black Sea off Turkey (OGJ Online, Aug. 18, 2005).
  • 10/06/2005 -- Suncor completes Alberta upgrader expansion
    Suncor Energy Inc., Calgary, has commissioned an expansion of its oil sands upgrading operation at Fort McMurray, Alta., increasing production capacity to 260,000 b/d of upgraded crude oil from 225,000 b/d.
  • 10/06/2005 -- Ex-Im Bank supports exports to Pemex
    The Export-Import Bank has approved three long-term loan guarantees totaling $1 billion to support US exports of equipment and services to Petroleos Mexicanos.
  • 10/06/2005 -- PTTEP lets contract for Arthit platform
    Thailand's PTT Exploration & Production PLC (PTTEP) let a $110 million contract to J. Ray McDermott SA for installation of a processing platform for Arthit gas field in the Gulf of Thailand.
  • 10/04/2005 -- Australia seeks CO2 sequestration program
    Australia wants to become a world leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions through the capture and long-term geological storage of carbon dioxide, according to Ian Macfarlane, Australia's Minister for Industry, Tourism, and Resources.
  • 09/29/2005 -- On-site Gulf of Suez FPSO repair completed
    Zaafarana Oil Co. maintained oil production from Zaafarana field in the Gulf of Suez off Egypt during a recent on-station repair to the field's 120,000 dwt Al Zaafarana floating production, storage, and offloading vessel (OGJ Online, Nov. 15, 2001).
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