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Drilling Production 2006 P2

  • 07/27/2006 -- Contract let for Greater Ekofisk modifications
    Vetco Aibel AS has let an engineering and procurement services contract to Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd. for modification work on ConocoPhillip's platforms in the Greater Ekofisk Area in the Norwegian North Sea.
  • 09/06/2006 -- DOE to support CO2 EOR at Citronelle, Ala.
    A project to inject carbon dioxide into Alabama's largest oil field to improve recovery and later store the greenhouse gas will have its costs shared by the US Department of Energy.
  • 09/29/2006 -- Hull, topsides work completed for Independence Hub platform
    Atlantia Offshore Ltd., Houston, has completed integration of the hull and topsides of its deep-draft semisubmersible for the Independence Hub platform on Mississippi Canyon Block 920 in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 10/02/2006 -- Stone resumes Amberjack platform production
    Stone Energy Corp., Lafayette, La., has resumed production from its Amberjack platform on Mississippi Canyon Block 109 in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 10/10/2006 -- PTTEP to ramp up Arthit field gas production
    Thailand's PTT Exploration & Production PLC (PTTEP) plans to increase production by as much as 45% from its Arthit gas field in the Gulf of Thailand, in the first 3 years of operation.
  • 10/16/2006 -- Statoil shuts in production from Snorre A, Vigdis
    Statoil ASA on Oct. 13 temporarily shut in production of 115,000 boe/d from Snorre A platform and 85,000 boe/d from Vigdis field, which is processed on the Snorre A platform in the Norwegian North Sea.
  • 11/08/2006 -- Chevron brings on more production off Angola
    Chevron Corp. subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil Co. Ltd. has begun oil production from the Landana North reservoir in the Tombua-Landana development area, Chevron's third operated deepwater development off Angola.
  • 11/21/2006 -- Kuwait planning gas production by 2008
    Kuwait, which in March announced the discovery of 35 tcf of free natural gas and a large quantity of light oil in what it called its "northern oil fields," plans to start commercial production of gas late next year or early January 2008.
  • 11/28/2006 -- Gorgon geosequestration gets government grant
    Chevron Australia's Gorgon gas project is still alive following an Australian government grant of $60 million (Aus.) towards the company's proposed carbon capture storage project on Barrow Island.
  • 12/06/2006 -- Hess begins Phu Horm gas flow in Thailand
    Amerada Hess (Thailand) Ltd. has begun production from Phu Horm gas field on Block E5N in Udon Thani Province of northeastern Thailand.
  • 08/11/2006 -- Prudhoe Bay Eastern Operation Area shut down
    BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. has completed shutting in Prudhoe Bay's Eastern Operation Area. Prudhoe Bay field now is producing 120,000 b/d from the Western Operating Area.
  • 08/10/2006 -- ConocoPhillips starts up Alpine satellite field
    ConocoPhillips has started bringing wells on stream in the first Alpine satellite oil field, Fiord, which lies 5 miles north of Alpine on Alaska's North Slope.
  • 08/08/2006 -- Nigeria's East Area oil-gas project starts
    An ExxonMobil Corp. subsidiary started gas reinjection at the East Area Additional Oil Recovery Project off Nigeria in late July.
  • 08/07/2006 -- Esso adds fields as Chad's oil output sags
    Chad's oil production averaged just above 170,000 b/d in 2005 as output ran below the planned initial 230,000 b/d level.
  • 08/01/2006 -- Shell issues proposal for AOSP expansion
    Shell Canada Ltd., operator of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project (AOSP), has issued a proposal to joint venture partners Chevron Canada Ltd. and Western Oil Sands LP to proceed with the project's 100,000 b/d expansion. The partners have 90 days to respond.
  • 03/07/2006 -- Chevron begins to drill Barrow CO2 study well
    The Chevron Corp.-led group for the proposed Gorgon-Jansz LNG project in Western Australia has spudded a carbon dioxide data well on Barrow Island to collect additional scientific information to proceed with the injection of CO2 produced with methane from the Gorgon reservoir.
  • 03/14/2006 -- Fires force shut-in of Panhandle production
    Cano Petroleum Inc. has shut in production of 800 b/d of oil equivalent from Panhandle oil field in the North Texas counties of Hutchinson, Gray, and Carson due to grass fires in the area.
  • 12/29/2006 -- US drilling declines by 13 land rigs
    US drilling slipped slightly the week ended Dec. 29, down by 13 units to 1,710 rotary rigs working, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 12/29/2006 -- OMV begins first oil deliveries from Yemen
    OMV AG has begun production of 1,000 b/d of oil from its Kharwah-1 well on Block S2 (Al Uqlah) in central Yemen, and it plans to deliver 11,000 b/d of oil by 2008.
  • 12/28/2006 -- Kvitebjorn field production reduced in North Sea
    Natural gas and oil production from Kvitebjørn field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea is being reduced by 50% for 5 months, effective Dec. 23, said operator Statoil ASA.

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