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Drilling Production 2006 P7

  • 08/31/2006 -- DNO starts well, accelerates work in Yemen
    DNO ASA, Oslo, has placed a sidetrack well on production in Tasour oil field in Yemen and expanded its 2006 drilling program for nearby Godah oil field.
  • 08/30/2006 -- Prudhoe Bay field production back to 200,000 b/d
    BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. said on Aug. 29 that Prudhoe Bay field production was restored to more than 200,000 b/d after a temporary shut-down of Gathering Center 2 to make mechanical repairs to a gas compressor.
  • 08/29/2006 -- Patterson-UTI to build 15 land rigs
    Patterson-UTI Energy Inc., a drilling contractor based in Snyder, Tex., agreed to buy $100 million of rig components from National Oilwell Varco Inc. to build 15 land drilling rigs in 2007.
  • 08/29/2006 -- Enbridge lets oil sands pipeline contract
    Enbridge Inc., Calgary, let a contract to AMEC PLC for program and project management, engineering, and procurement services for the Southern Access and Southern Lights pipeline projects, slated for service in early 2009.
  • 08/29/2006 -- BLM seeks comments on key oil shale leasing components
    The US Bureau of Land Management took another step toward issuing commercial oil shale leases with an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on Aug. 25 to support such a program.
  • 08/25/2006 -- US rig count falls
    US drilling dipped again, down by 6 rotary rigs with 1,756 working, as the industry continued its latest pattern of two steps forward and one step back, said Baker Hughes Inc. That compares with 1,444 rigs working in the same period last year.
  • 08/25/2006 -- Index brings Louisiana well on stream
    Index Oil & Gas Inc., Houston, said the Walker well in Louisiana is on stream with initial gross production of 200 b/d of oil and 175 Mcfd of associated gas.
  • 08/23/2006 -- Michigan reef due portable N-CO2 flood
    A startup service company plans to inject a mixture of nitrogen and carbon dioxide to improve oil recovery from a southern Michigan reef.
  • 08/23/2006 -- Statoil to study Snøhvit oil production
    Statoil ASA and partners plan to conduct feasibility studies on Snøhvit field in the Barents Sea to assess commerciality of Snøhvit oil production and options for development.
  • 08/22/2006 -- Husky completes Tucker oil sands project
    Husky Energy Inc., Calgary, reported that construction on the Tucker oil sands project, which began in late 2004, has been completed.
  • 08/21/2006 -- TX Holdings brings wells into production
    TX Holdings Inc, Miami Beach, Fla., reported that it intends to bring marginal wells in Texas into full production, expending private placement funds for recompletions and workovers of the Louie Williams, Parks, and Contract Area 1 leases, primarily in Eastland and Callahan counties, Tex.
  • 08/18/2006 -- Teikoku to boost its Venezuela gas production
    Japan's Teikoku Oil Co. plans a 50% increase of production at its Venezuelan natural gas fields by 2008, with the entire increase to be sold on the local market.
  • 08/18/2006 -- US drilling increases to new high
    US drilling increased to a new high for this year, up by 34 rotary rigs to 1,762 working, said officials at Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 08/15/2006 -- Thailand, Cambodia still torn over gulf claims
    Thailand and Cambodia have failed to resolve their disagreement about terms of production sharing from their overlapping territorial claims in the Gulf of Thailand.
  • 08/15/2006 -- Aramco orders 16 deck modules for offshore fields
    Saudi Aramco awarded a contract to subsidiaries of J. Ray McDermott SA to build and install 16 production deck modules (PDMs) for oil and gas fields off Saudi Arabia. Financial terms were not disclosed.
  • 08/14/2006 -- Myanmar steps up gas production from Yetagun field
    Myanmar has agreed to step up natural gas production from Yetagun field to increase supplies to neighboring Thailand, according to an official from the Ministry of Energy.
  • 08/14/2006 -- BP to maintain half Prudhoe Bay field production
    BP PLC said it will continue production from the Prudhoe Bay Western Operating Area (WOA), following review of WOA pipeline inspection data and after extensive consultations with state and federal regulators.
  • 08/11/2006 -- Statoil drills Tornerose prospect appraisal well
    Statoil ASA has begun drilling an appraisal well on the Tornerose prospect in the Barents Sea.
  • 08/11/2006 -- Eni starts production from Allegheny South oil field
    Italy's Eni SPA started oil production from Allegheny South field on Green Canyon Block 298 in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The filed lies 260 km south of New Orleans.
  • 08/10/2006 -- Goosander oil field starts flow off UK
    Production has begun from Goosander oil field on Block 21/12 in the Greater Kittiwake Area of the UK North Sea.
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