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Drilling Production 2006 P13

  • Mon Mar 27 12:03:00 CST 2006 -- P-50 FPSO en route to Albacora Leste field
    Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) reported that the P-50 floating production, storage, and offloading vessel is en route to Albacora Leste oil field in the Campos basin off Brazil (see map, OGJ, Aug. 9, 2004, p. 37).
  • Fri Mar 24 12:03:00 CST 2006 -- S&P sees strong year for US drilling contractors
    US drilling contractors will have higher day rates and greater pricing leverage for service costs this year compared with last year, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said in a Mar. 24 report.
  • Thu Mar 23 11:03:00 CST 2006 -- DSI to handle deepwater semi certification
    An affiliate of Enterprise Product Partners has let a contract to Deepwater Specialists Inc. for mechanical completion certification services for the Independence Hub semi production facility under development on MC Block 920 in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Wed Mar 22 14:03:00 CST 2006 -- Rigless installation called region's first
    BJ Tubular Services has completed off Ivory Coast what it said is the region's first rigless conductor installation.
  • Tue Mar 21 15:03:00 CST 2006 -- Engineering set for Husky upgrader expansion
    Husky Energy Inc., Calgary, has approved plans to immediately begin the $90 million detailed engineering to increase capacity of its Lloydminster heavy oil upgrader to 150,000 b/d (OGJ Online, Dec. 2, 2005).
  • Fri Mar 17 15:03:00 CST 2006 -- US drilling increases by 14 units
    US drilling increased this week, up by 14 units with 1,546 rotary rigs at work, up from 1,320 during this period last year, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • Fri Mar 17 12:03:00 CST 2006 -- Cannonball flows gas off Trinidad and Tobago
    BP Trinidad & Tobago said the $250 million Cannonball platform started gas production off Trinidad and Tobago on Mar. 12. The unmanned platform is 35 km off Galeota Point, Mayaro, in 231 ft of water.
  • Thu Mar 16 10:03:00 CST 2006 -- Ivanhoe Energy upgrades heavy oil bottoms
    Ivanhoe Energy Inc. has upgraded vacuum tower bottoms (VTBs) derived from heavy oil at its heavy-oil upgrading demonstration facility in California.
  • Wed Mar 15 12:03:00 CST 2006 -- Plan addresses flagging Aussie oil output
    The Australian government and petroleum industry have jointly launched an outline plan to increase Australia's flagging oil production, make Australia one of the world's top five LNG exporters, and double domestic use natural gas.
  • Tue Mar 14 12:03:00 CST 2006 -- IEA reclassifies Venezuelan heavy crude
    The International Energy Agency has reclassified Venezuelan extra-heavy oil in its reports of worldwide oil production.
  • Fri Mar 10 15:03:00 CST 2006 -- US drilling shows small increase
    The recent decline in US drilling appeared to be bottoming out, with this week's count up by 1 unit to 1,532 compared with 1,282 working rigs during the same period last year, said Baker Hughes Inc. Mar. 10.
  • Fri Mar 10 11:03:00 CST 2006 -- Imperial Energy begins Tomsk oil production
    Imperial Energy Corp. PLC, London, has begun production "at rates in line with expectations" from wells Snezhnaya 135 and Dvoinoye 2 on Block 77 in the Tomsk region of western Siberia. Tomsk's main reservoir is in the deep Jurassic.
  • Wed Mar 08 11:03:00 CST 2006 -- Statoil confirms cause of platform gas leak
    Statoil ASA has confirmed that the cause of a Jan. 19 gas leak on the Visund platform in the North Sea was a design fault on a knock-out drum.
  • Wed Mar 08 10:03:00 CST 2006 -- Shell, Statoil propose CO2 project off Norway
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Statoil ASA agreed to work together toward a project that would capture carbon dioxide from power plants and use it for enhanced oil recovery at Draugen and Heidrun oil and gas fields off Norway.
  • Tue Mar 07 15:03:00 CST 2006 -- Contract let for fourth Karachaganak train
    Petrofac Ltd., Woking, UK, has secured an engineering services contract for a fourth train of the processing complex at Karachaganak gas and condensate field in Kazakhstan.
  • Tue Mar 07 11:03:00 CST 2006 -- GlobalSantaFe gets 7-year deal for new ultradeepwater rig
    GlobalSantaFe Corp. has signed a $1 billion draft deal for a new ultradeepwater semisubmersible drilling rig.
  • Tue Mar 07 08:03:00 CST 2006 -- DOE sees large remaining US oil resource
    The US holds as much as 430 billion bbl of technically recoverable oil in a resource in place of 1.124 trillion bbl, according to the Department of Energy.
  • Fri Mar 03 14:03:00 CST 2006 -- US drilling continues to decline
    US drilling continued to decline, down by 12 rotary rigs to 1,531 active this week but up from 1,290 during the same period a year ago, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • Tue Feb 28 11:02:00 CST 2006 -- Chinguetti field on stream off Mauritania
    Woodside Energy Ltd.'s Chinguetti oil field off Mauritania has started production.
  • Tue Feb 28 11:02:00 CST 2006 -- Petrobras platform hull en route to Brazil
    Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) said its P-52 semisubmersible platform's hull has departed Singapore's Keppel Fels yard en route to Brazilian waters.

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