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

Drilling Production 2005 P7

  • 07/20/2005 -- CAPP: Oil sands boosting Canadian production
    Canada's oil sands production, currently exceeding 1 million b/d, is forecast to reach nearly 2.7 million b/d by 2015, according to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.
  • 07/18/2005 -- Pan-Ocean starts up two Tsiengui oil wells
    Pan-Ocean Energy Corp., St. Helier, Jersey, UK, has started production from two wells in Tsiengui oil field in Gabon and awaits interpretation of a 50 sq km seismic survey to assist with further development.
  • 07/15/2005 -- Analyst: US needs 850 rigs in 5 years to meet demand
    The US will need 850 more drilling rigs in the next 5 years, said J. Marshall Adkins, Raymond James & Associates Inc.
  • 07/13/2005 -- Sakhalin-1 partners drill 10 Chayvo wells
    Exxon Neftegaz Ltd. (ENL), operator of the Sakhalin-1 project in the Russian Far East, reported it and partners have drilled 10 extended-reach wells out of a total of 30 planned for Chayvo offshore oil and gas field.
  • 07/13/2005 -- Drilling applications up in most states
    Regulators in several states are handling record numbers of drilling applications, reported the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission.
  • 07/07/2005 -- Visund well sets record for length, Statoil says
    Statoil ASA's A-6 natural gas well in Visund oil-gas field on Blocks 34/8 and 34/7, in the Tampen area of the Norwegian North Sea, is the longest well drilled from a floating platform, the company claims.
  • 07/07/2005 -- Maersk to use Gorilla VII in North Sea
    Maersk Oil & Gas AS of Denmark has awarded Rowan Cos. Inc. a 1-year contract for use of the Rowan Gorilla VII jack up in North Sea drilling beginning in August.
  • 07/06/2005 -- PTTEP revives Nang Nuan flow off Thailand
    PTT Exploration & Production PLC of Thailand has revived oil production from Nang Nuan field in the Gulf of Thailand with an initial flow rate of 3,100 b/d.
  • 07/01/2005 -- Canadian rig count adds 91 rigs; US count unchanged
    Canada's rig count shot up by 91 rigs to 348 rotary rigs working this week. That compares with 397 rigs working at this time a year ago. Canada's rig count increase accounted for the 91-rig climb in all of North America to 1,718 rigs working, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 07/01/2005 -- Pride signs semisubmersible contracts in Brazil
    Pride International Inc., Houston, has signed two 5-year contracts totaling $600 million with Petroleo Brasileiro SA to operate four Amethyst-class deepwater semisubmersibles off Brazil.
  • 06/29/2005 -- Paladin starts production at Brechin field
    Paladin Resources PLC has begun oil production at an initial rate of more than 8,000 b/d from Brechin field close to the Montrose, Arbroath, and Arkwright (MonArb) field complex in the UK.
  • 06/29/2005 -- Husky's new FPSO ready for White Rose field
    Husky Energy Inc., Calgary, is preparing to move its SeaRose floating production, storage, and offloading vessel at the Cow Head Fabrication Facility in Marystown, Newf., to White Rose oil field on the Grand Banks.
  • 06/28/2005 -- Carina-Aries fields on stream off Argentina
    Total Austral SA began production June 24 from Carina-Aries gas fields on Block CMA-1 off Tierra del Fuego—the largest offshore hydrocarbons recovery project in Argentina.
  • 06/27/2005 -- Blowout destroys another rig at Chhatak, Bangladesh
    A second gas blowout this year has destroyed a second drilling rig at Chhatak field in northeastern Bangladesh.
  • 06/24/2005 -- US drilling activity at 19-year high
    US drilling activity continued to climb this week, reaching 1,370 rotary rigs working, up by 12 units. The count marks the highest weekly rig count since late February 1986 when 1,376 rigs were employed, said Baker Hughes Inc. That compares with 1,176 rigs working at this time a year ago.
  • 06/23/2005 -- Pict oil field in UK brought on stream
    Petro-Canada, 100% owner and operator of Pict field on Block 21/23b in the UK Central North Sea, reported that crude oil production from the field started June 19.
  • 06/23/2005 -- Transocean awarded five rigs in Brazil
    Petroleo Brasileiro SA has approved contract awards totaling $985 million, excluding bonuses, to Transocean Inc. for five rigs in Brazil.
  • 06/23/2005 -- Jack ups allowed seasonally on Grand Banks
    Jack ups are now allowed to drill on the Grand Banks off Newfoundland and Labrador at certain times of the year, said the Canada-Newfoundland Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board.
  • 06/22/2005 -- BLM sets conditions for US oil shale work
    The US Bureau of Land Management announced terms and conditions for oil shale research, development, and demonstration on federal land.
  • 06/22/2005 -- Upgrader planned for Sawn Lake heavy oil
    Surge Global Energy Inc., San Diego, and technology development company Genoil Inc., Calgary, Alta., signed a letter of intent to jointly build a 10,000 b/d heavy-oil upgrader for Surge's Sawn Lake heavy oil development in the Western Canadian Sedimentary basin of Alberta.
Related Articles

Maersk starts production from Tyra Southeast-B in Danish North Sea

03/31/2015 Maersk Oil has started oil and gas production from the Tyra Southeast-B unmanned platform, expected to add reserves of 50 million boe over the next...

Eni signs PSCs for two blocks offshore Myanmar

03/31/2015 Eni SPA has signed production-sharing contracts for Blocks MD2 and MD4 offshore Myanmar following participation in the country’s International Bid ...

Apache produces 1 million bbl from wells in Egypt’s Western Desert

03/31/2015 Five producing wells in Egypt’s Western Desert operated by Khalda Petroleum Co., a joint-venture between Apache Corp. and Egyptian General Petroleu...

Teague to succeed Creel as EPP chief executive officer

03/31/2015 Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) has selected AJ Teague to succeed the retiring Michael A. Creel as chief executive officer at yearend.

Johnson to succeed Kirkland as Chevron executive VP, upstream

03/31/2015 Chevron Corp. has appointed James W. Johnson to succeed George L. Kirkland as executive vice-president, upstream. Kirkland, who also serves as vice...

Analyst: Cost key variable in crude-price scenarios

03/31/2015 With Saudi Arabia reluctant to cut production, crude oil prices over the next decade depend greatly on producers’ costs, says a veteran observer of...

Reliance signs PSC for Myanmar blocks

03/31/2015 Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) has taken on 96% interest in a production sharing contract as operator for blocks M17 and M18 off Myanmar. Both offs...

New firm to target Rockies, Midcontinent

03/31/2015 Independence Resources Management (IRM), Houston, has started work with a line-of-equity investment of as much as $500 million from Warburg Pincus ...

Rex Energy enters Moraine East drilling JV

03/31/2015 Rex Energy Corp., State College, Pa., has entered a joint venture agreement with an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC for the joint develo...
White Papers

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...

Accurate Thermo-Fluid Simulation in Real Time Environments

The crux of any task undertaken in System Level Thermo-Fluid Analysis is striking a balance between ti...

6 ways for Energy, Chemical and Oil and Gas Companies to Avert the Impending Workforce Crisis

As many as half of the skilled workers in energy, chemical and oil & gas industries are quickly he...
Sponsored by
Available Webcasts

On Demand

Global Petroleum Industry Midyear Forecast

Thu, Jul 15, 2010

This webcast, presented by OGJ Editor Bob Tippee, will summarize the Midyear Forecast projections in key categories.

register:WEBCAST


Unconventional Analysis in Unconventional Plays: Optimized Formation Evaluation

Tue, Apr 13, 2010

The challenges associated with developing unconventional resources are driving the industry to implement more efficient work flows and more cost effective formation evaluation solutions, forcing optimization at every step. Join us at AAPG or via webcast to learn how applying a comprehensive, yet fit-for-purpose evaluation approach throughout the development life cycle has helped operators maximize value and optimize production.

register:WEBCAST


On Demand: Four Ways Project and Portfolio Management Can Drive Turnaround Efficiencies in the Oil & Gas Industry

Thu, Apr 1, 2010

Learn how project portfolio management solutions can improve turnaround programs.

register:WEBCAST


Smarter Asset Management: Turnaround Optimization

Fri, Mar 26, 2010

This webcast will explore a new vision for managing turnarounds, key approaches to turning this vision into a reality and how one company has begun this transformation.

register:WEBCAST


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