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

Drilling Production 2006 P11

  • 05/17/2006 -- Eastern Siberia oil field under development
    Russian independent Urals Energy Public Co. Ltd., Nicosia, Cypress, assumed financial and operating control of Dulisminskoye oil and gas-condensate field in the East Siberian basin in mid-April and has a $26 million development budget for 2006.
  • 05/17/2006 -- Chinguetti oil flow down 40% since start
    Production from Woodside Energy Ltd.'s Chinguetti oil field off Mauritania has fallen 40% since the field came on stream in February (OGJ, Mar. 6, 2006, Newsletter).
  • 05/16/2006 -- El Paso starts up Gulf of Mexico gas wells
    El Paso Exploration & Production Co. has brought online two deep shelf gas wells in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 05/16/2006 -- CNOOC eyes Panyu 30-1 development drilling
    China National Offshore Oil Corp. expects to begin development drilling in September in Panyu 30-1 gas field in the eastern South China Sea after completion of a platform.
  • 05/16/2006 -- Second Cliff Head well flows off Australia
    Roc Oil (WA) Pty. Ltd., Sydney, has begun oil production from the CH-12H horizontal well in Cliff Head oil field off Western Australia. CH-12H, the second well drilled in the field, was producing 6,800 b/d of oil in mid-May.
  • 05/15/2006 -- White Rose to produce 100,000 b/d at midyear
    Husky Energy Inc., Calgary, on May 9-10 produced a gross 100,000 b/d of 31° gravity oil from White Rose oil field in the Jeanne d'Arc basin off Newfoundland, following the successful completion of a fourth production well.
  • 05/15/2006 -- Production due from field off Turkmenistan
    Turkmenistan President Saparmurat Niyazov has signed a decree authorizing his country's ministry of oil and gas to make an agreement with Petronas Carigali (Turkmenistan) Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia) for production from Dyarbekir oil field 50 km off Turkmenistan.
  • 05/12/2006 -- Offshore work pushes up US drilling
    An increase in offshore drilling triggered a small boost in total US activity with 1,627 rigs working, Baker Hughes Inc. reported May 12.
  • 05/12/2006 -- Bangladesh's Bangora gas find starts up
    A group led by Tullow Oil PLC, Dublin, started gas production on May 9 from Bangora field on Block 9 southeast of Dhaka.
  • 05/10/2006 -- PetroCanada shuts in Terra Nova production
    Petro-Canada has shut in production at the Terra Nova oil field 350 km off Newfoundland and Labrador due to a mechanical failure of the gear box on the starboard main power generator.
  • 05/08/2006 -- Shah Deniz platform installed in Caspian
    BP PLC, operator of Shah Deniz natural gas and condensate field in the Caspian Sea off Azerbaijan, has completed installation of the production platform and associated pipelines 100 km south of Baku.
  • 05/08/2006 -- US drilling activity increases again
    US drilling continued to increase with 1,625 rotary rigs working, 17 more than the previous week and up from 1,324 during the same period a year ago, Baker Hughes Inc. reported May 5.
  • 05/08/2006 -- Syncrude's third-phase expansion on stream
    Canadian Oil Sands Trust said all third-phase expansion units came on stream at Syncrude Canada Ltd.'s oil sands plant in Fort McMurray, Alta., on May 6.
  • 05/04/2006 -- Shortages delay start-up of Thai gas field
    Shortages of materials and supplies will delay start-up of Arthit gas field in the Gulf of Thailand, says PTT Exploration & Production PLC (PTTEP), the operator.
  • 05/03/2006 -- OTC: Russia relying on offshore for future production
    Sakhalin Island currently is the oil and gas growth engine for Russia, which will rely on offshore regions for new production after 2010, according to an OTC speaker.
  • 05/03/2006 -- New flow starts from gas field off China
    CNOOC Ltd. started second-phase production from Dong Fang (DF) 1-1 natural gas field in Bei Bu Gulf in the western South China Sea off China.
  • 05/02/2006 -- Perth basin gets first offshore oil flow
    The offshore Perth basin of Western Australia is producing oil for the first time ever following start-up of Cliff Head field by a group operated by Roc Oil Co. Ltd., Sydney.
  • 05/02/2006 -- Reserves lifted for East African gas field
    Wells in Songo Songo gas field off eastern Tanzania showed a pressure decline of less than 2% in 2005, and analysis permitted a reserves increase despite no new drilling.
  • 05/02/2006 -- Enbridge to expand crude oil pipeline systems
    Enbridge Energy Partners LP, Houston, has approved a 30,000 b/d expansion of its North Dakota crude oil pipeline system.
  • 05/01/2006 -- Imperial fracs three Block 77 wells in Siberia
    Imperial Energy Corp. PLC, London, has fraced three of four wells on Block 77 in Snezhnaya oil field in the Tomsk region of Western Siberia.
Related Articles

ExxonMobil spending down 12% to $34 billion

03/04/2015

ExxonMobil Corp. plans $34 billion in capital spending during 2015, representing a 12% decrease from 2014.

Western Australia’s EPA approves Gorgon LNG fourth train

03/04/2015 The Environmental Protection Authority of Western Australia (EPAWA) has approved plans for expansion of the Gorgon-Jansz LNG project on Barrow Isla...

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX, Brent crude prices settle higher on Saudi oil hike

03/04/2015 Oil prices rose on the New York and London markets Mar. 3 after Saudi Arabia raised the official price for its oil by $1/bbl for US delivery and $1...

Tawke output to rise in Kurdistan region

03/04/2015 Production from Tawke oil field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq will begin increasing this spring toward new capacity of 200,000 b/d, reports Bijan...

Bear Head LNG requests DOE permits to export US natural gas

03/03/2015 Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.’s wholly owned subsidiaries, Bear Head LNG Corp. and Bear Head LNG LLC (USA), have filed an application with the US Depa...

TAP initiates contracts for offshore section construction

03/03/2015 Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG has launched two pre-qualification contracts for building the natural gas pipeline’s 105-km offshore section throu...

EIA forecasts continued rise in US oil production from gulf

03/03/2015 Crude oil production from the Gulf of Mexico will reach 1.52 million b/d in 2015 and 1.61 million b/d in 2016—or respectively 16% and 17% of total ...

Pennsylvania governor proposes natural gas severance tax

03/03/2015 Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf proposed a $29.9 billion budget on Mar. 3 that includes $2.5 billion of net tax increases for fiscal 2016, including a 5...

Shell moves to business-as-usual plan for strike-impacted refineries

03/03/2015 As the United Steelworkers union (USW) strike enters its fifth week, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, which serves as lead company for National Oil Bargainin...

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
[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