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Drilling Production 2006 P12

  • 05/01/2006 -- Lakes Oil mulls Gippsland basin tight gas farmins
    China's Sinopec is negotiating a farmin to a Lakes Oil NI tight gas project in Victoria's onshore Gippsland basin and is sending a team from Bejing to visit the fields and evaluate field data.
  • 05/01/2006 -- UK firms farm in to onshore Perth basin permits
    Two UK companies have farmed in to four permits owned by Empire Oil & Gas NL, Perth, in Western Australia's onshore Perth basin.
  • 04/28/2006 -- US drilling rebounds
    US drilling rebounded with 1,608 rotary rigs working, up by 17 units from the previous week and above the 1,325 in service the same period a year ago, Baker Hughes Inc. reported Apr. 28.
  • 04/28/2006 -- Nexen presses Alberta Mannville CBM work
    Nexen Inc. plans to boost coalbed methane production to more than 30 MMcfd by the end of 2006 in central Alberta at the first commercial CBM project in water-saturated Lower Cretaceous Upper Mannville coals.
  • 04/25/2006 -- Oil field start makes Brazil self-sufficient
    Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva declared his country self-sufficient in oil during start-up of the P-50 floating production, storage, and offloading vessel in Albacora Leste oil field in the Campos basin, 120 km off Rio de Janeiro state.
  • 04/18/2006 -- Transocean reactivates semi for India work
    Reliance Industries Ltd. awarded Transocean Inc. a 2-year, $248 million contract for the C. Kirk Rhein Jr. semisubmersible for drilling off India.
  • 04/18/2006 -- Contracts let for work off Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Aramco has signed two lump-sum turnkey contracts with subsidiaries of J. Ray McDermott SA for detail design, procurement, fabrication, transportation, and installation of drilling, production, and pipeline facilities off Saudi Arabia.
  • 04/18/2006 -- US drilling recovery evident in completions, other data
    Completion totals and federal onshore permitting and leasing data reflect the strong drilling recovery under way in the US.
  • 04/13/2006 -- US drilling at new 20-year high
    US drilling jumped to a new 20-year high, up by 31 units with a total of 1,610 rotary rigs working, Baker Hughes Inc. reported Apr. 13.
  • 04/12/2006 -- Saudi Aramco lets Shaybah expansion contracts
    Saudi Aramco has signed five major contracts to expand production from Shaybah oil field in the Rub' al Khali region on the eastern edge of Saudi Arabia's vast Empty Quarter desert.
  • 04/11/2006 -- Petrol starts coalbed methane flow in Kansas
    Petrol Oil & Gas Inc., Las Vegas, Nev., has begun production of about 300 Mcfd of gas in the first phase of its Coal Creek coalbed methane (CBM) project in Southeast Kansas (OGJ, Dec. 20, 2004, p. 38).
  • 04/07/2006 -- Canada retires 156 rotary rigs; US adds 3
    Seasonal decreases in Canadian rotary rig activity retired another 156 rigs the week ended Apr. 7, leaving 269 working in Canada, reported Baker Hughes Inc. That number, nevertheless, is 39 more than were active in Canada the same period last year.
  • 04/03/2006 -- PDVSA takes control of Jusepin oil field
    Venezuela's state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) has taken control of Jusepin oil field in eastern Venezuela.
  • 04/03/2006 -- Brazil signs oil contracts with Venezuela
    Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) signed oil contracts with Venezuela that give it 40% interests in Venezuelan fields it operates.
  • 03/31/2006 -- Canada's rig count plunges as US total rises
    Canada's rotary rig count plummeted by about one-third the week ended Mar. 31, dropping by 214 rigs, reported Baker Hughes Inc., Houston.
  • 03/30/2006 -- Kerr-McGee starts Constitution field output
    Kerr-McGee Corp. has started production from its 100%-owned Constitution oil and gas field in 5,000 ft of water on Green Canyon Blocks 679 and 680 in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 03/30/2006 -- Total starts up Glenelg field off the UK
    Total SA has started production from Glenelg gas and condensate field in 100 m of water in the UK North Sea, 240 km east of Aberdeen.
  • 03/28/2006 -- Production starts in Sonoran workover program
    Sonoran Energy Inc. has begun production of more than 100 b/d of oil equivalent from three of four wells in the first phase of a workover program in Louisiana.
  • 03/28/2006 -- South East Mananda oil field comes on stream
    Oil Search Ltd., Sydney, started production from its $145 million South East Mananda oil field development project in the southern highlands of Papua New Guinea. Oil Search received development approval for the field early last year (OGJ, Feb. 14, 2005, Newsletter).
  • 03/27/2006 -- Heavy oil flow system due test in India
    Cairn Energy PLC has let a contract to Oilflow Solutions Ltd. to conduct field trials for a system to improve flow characteristics of heavy oil in Rajasthan oil field in northwestern India.
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