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Drilling Production 2006 P8

  • 08/09/2006 -- Flow restarted from deep Louisiana well
    Sonoran Energy Inc., Phoenix, has restarted production from a deep, high-pressure, high-temperature well in the second phase of a Central Louisiana workover program.
  • 08/08/2006 -- Petrobras to double spending, leases six rigs
    Brazil's state-owned oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras ) expects to double exploration expenditures over the next 5 years compared with the past 5 years, said Petrobras Pres. José Sérgio Gabrielli. Exploration expenditures, he said, will increase to $7-8 billion/year through 2011, up from an average of $2.5-3 billion/year during the past 5 years, and he added that the focus of expenditures will be on Brazilian companies.
  • 08/08/2006 -- China disputes full production from gas field
    China has not yet started full production from the disputed Chunxiao gas field in the East China Sea, according to a senior Japanese government official (OGJ Online, Aug. 7, 2006).
  • 08/08/2006 -- WW Energy to lift gas flow in Montana areas
    WW Energy Inc., a Farmington, NM, holding company, expects to raise production to 3.5 MMcfd of gas within 30 days from 450,000 leasehold acres it plans to acquire in three areas of northern Montana.
  • 08/07/2006 -- Japan looking into China's Chunxiao gas field production
    Japan's Vice-Minister for Economy, Trade, and Industry Takao Kitabata said Aug. 7 that his country will undertake a new inquiry into information that China has begun full-fledged production at Chunxiao natural gas field in the East China Sea.
  • 08/04/2006 -- US rig count slips from 20-year high
    US drilling activity slumped to 1,705 rotary rigs the week ended Aug. 4, down by 9 units from the previous week, which had the highest rig count so far this year, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 08/04/2006 -- East Azeri deck installed in Caspian Sea
    The East Azeri platform deck in the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea was lowered into position July 28, reported Statoil ASA, which holds an 8.56% interest in the BP PLC-operated field.
  • 08/03/2006 -- Ivory Coast West Espoir oil well comes on stream
    The first of five West Espoir oil wells off Ivory Coast was bought on stream on July 26, said Tullow Oil PLC, which has a 21.33% interest in the project. Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Calgary, is the operator.
  • 08/02/2006 -- Sherritt looks toward EOR in Cuban fields
    Sherritt International Corp., Toronto, is evaluating the commercial potential of various enhanced oil recovery technologies for its fields on the North Cuba fold belt.
  • 07/31/2006 -- Shell to lift in situ oil sands production
    Shell Canada Ltd. has updated its overall portfolio of in situ oil sands, following completion of the BlackRock Ventures acquisition (OGJ, July 3, 2006, Newsletter).
  • 07/28/2006 -- US, Canada rig activity reaches new high
    US drilling activity continued to soar the week ended July 28, with a new record of 1,714 rotary rigs working for the year—an increase of 31 from the previous week, reports Baker Hughes Inc., Houston.
  • 07/28/2006 -- WoodMac: UK exploration, appraisal drilling to decline in 2006
    Exploration and appraisal drilling in the UK will decline by 28% from an 8-year high of 87 wells in 2005 to 63 wells in 2006, according to Wood Mackenzie Ltd. in a report, UKCS—2006 Exploration Review & Outlook.
  • 07/28/2006 -- Petrobras, Venezuelan oil firms sign JV deal
    Two Venezuelan oil companies have signed contracts with Brazil's state-owned Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) to jointly exploit oil deposits in La Concepcion oil field in Venezuela.
  • 07/26/2006 -- API: US drilling reaches 20-year high
    High crude oil prices pushed US drilling activity to its highest level in 2 decades during the first half of 2006, the American Petroleum Institute reported on July 26.
  • 07/24/2006 -- Woodside starts oil production from Enfield
    Woodside Petroleum Ltd., Perth, has begun production from its Enfield oil project on Production License WA-28-L off North West Cape, Western Australia.
  • 07/21/2006 -- US rig count at highest level for 2006
    US drilling activity increased to the highest level so far this year, up by 15 rotary rigs to 1,683 working the week ended July 21, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 07/21/2006 -- Woodside awards Angel jacket contract
    Woodside Energy Ltd., operator of the North West Shelf Venture, let a $200 million contract to J. Ray McDermott SA subsidiary McDermott Industries (Australia) Pty. Ltd. for substructure and pipelay installation at Angel gas-condensate field off Australia.
  • 07/19/2006 -- Work starts on Beatrice oil field wind farm
    Talisman Energy (UK) Ltd. has begun work on a demonstration deepwater wind energy project that will extend the life of Beatrice oil field in the UK North Sea off Scotland.
  • 07/17/2006 -- Signet to drill next three Sawn Lake wells
    Signet Energy Inc., a unit of Surge Global Energy Inc., San Diego, and operator of the Sawn Lake Oil Sands Development in Alberta, has received government approval to drill the next three vertical and horizontal wells in the Bluesky formation of the Sawn Lake area.
  • 07/14/2006 -- US drilling activity rebounds
    US drilling activity rebounded from 2 weeks of declines, up by 9 units with 1,668 rotary rigs working this week, vs. 1,404 a year ago, said Baker Hughes Inc.

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