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Drilling Production 2006 P17

  • 05/16/2006 -- Panola field growing in Oklahoma Arkoma
    Unit Corp., Tulsa, said its Unit Petroleum Co. subsidiary started production May 2 at 42 MMcfd of gas from its Lively No. 7 well in Panola field in Latimer County, Okla., southeast of Wilburton in the Arkoma basin.
  • 05/11/2006 -- Talisman starts new Monkman deep gas well
    Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, has begun production from another deep gas well in the prolific Monkman area of northeastern British Columbia. It also recently tested gas at strong rates from two Triassic wells there.
  • 05/02/2006 -- Erha oil and gas field on stream off Nigeria
    ExxonMobil Corp. unit Esso Exploration & Production Nigeria Ltd. has started production from deepwater Erha oil and gas field off Nigeria.
  • 05/19/2006 -- FX Energy to add gas production in Poland
    FX Energy Inc., Salt Lake City, said construction began on facilities to place on production the 2004 Zaniemysl-3 gas discovery well in the Fences I project area in western Poland.
  • 04/17/2006 -- Chad delays oil flow halt in funds dispute
    Chad has delayed its halt to oil production, a threat it made last week to protest the World Bank's freezing of funds held by Citibank in London.
  • 04/12/2006 -- Cubic starts Louisiana well recompletions
    Cubic Energy Inc., Dallas, has begun staged recompletions of five wells in Bethany Longstreet gas field in Desoto Parish, La.
  • 04/06/2006 -- Welding bans delay Barnett gas well hookups
    Welding bans in North Texas retarded the connection of Fort Worth basin Mississippian Barnett shale gas wells for a time in Johnson and Parker counties, said Devon Energy Corp., Oklahoma City.
  • 02/21/2006 -- Oxy, BP study CO2 injection in California
    Occidental Petroleum Corp. and BP PLC are discussing options for injecting carbon dioxide captured at a power plant into Oxy's mature California oil fields for enhanced recovery and sequestration.
  • 02/15/2006 -- WoodMac sees growth in Rockies gas reserves
    Natural gas reserves in the US Rocky Mountain region are expected to exceed 130 tcf by 2030 if growth continues at the rate indicated by 30 years of statistics, energy consultant Wood Mackenzie Ltd. said.
  • 02/02/2006 -- Statoil plans Vigdis field water injection
    Statoil ASA and partners plan to invest 1.2 billion kroner ($180 million) to improve oil and gas recovery from Vigdis field in the Norwegian North Sea.
  • 02/14/2006 -- ExxonMobil to let Aceh contracts expire
    ExxonMobil Oil Indonesia said it will let its production-sharing contract for three natural gas blocks in Aceh, Indonesia, expire in 2018.
  • 01/26/2006 -- Statoil awaits okay to start Gimle flow
    Statoil ASA said it can start permanent production from its Gimle oil and gas find in the Norwegian North Sea as soon as it receives approval from the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE).
  • 01/13/2006 -- Chevron lets Blind Faith topsides contract
    Chevron Corp. has let a contract to Mustang Engineering, a subsidiary of John Wood Group PLC, for detailed design of the topsides of the semisubmersible production facility for Blind Faith oil and gas field in the Gulf of Mexico (OGJ Online, Oct. 10, 2005).
  • 01/19/2006 -- Eight proposals advance in BLM oil shale program
    Five applicants submitted eight oil shale development and demonstration proposals that are eligible for further consideration, the US Bureau of Land Management said.
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