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General Interest 2006 P7

  • 08/01/2006 -- Noble makes executive appointments
    Noble Energy Inc. has appointed David L. Stover executive vice-president and chief operating officer, a new position. He will oversee all exploration and production activities for the company.
  • 08/16/2006 -- Oxy to buy properties from Plains E&P for $865 million
    Occidental Petroleum Corp. has agreed to buy oil and gas properties, mainly in California and Texas, from Plains Exploration & Production Co., Houston, and certain subsidiaries, for $865 million. The transaction is expected to close by Sept. 30.
  • 08/23/2006 -- Helix Energy unit to acquire three gulf fields
    Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. said a subsidiary is acquiring interests in three Gulf of Mexico oil fields from Chevron Corp., BHP Billiton, and Noble Energy. Financial terms were withheld.
  • 08/29/2006 -- Phoenix Exploration to buy Cabot Oil & Gas assets
    Phoenix Exploration Co. LP agreed to buy Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.'s offshore assets and its south Louisiana properties for $340 million. Both companies are based in Houston.
  • 08/07/2006 -- Total buys interest in Nigeria's Brass LNG project
    Total SA acquired Chevron Corp.'s 17% interest in the Brass LNG project in the Niger Delta, 90 km west of Bonny Island, Nigeria. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
  • 08/21/2006 -- Anadarko gets Wyoming CO2 kick, finds gas
    Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has been operating several dozen workover rigs in recent months in Wyoming, where it operates carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery projects in Salt Creek, Monell, and Sussex fields.
  • 03/08/2006 -- KMP reports details of major pipeline expansions
    Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP), a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI), said major gas pipelines it proposes in the Rocky Mountains and Louisiana have received long-term binding capacity agreements from shippers and will proceed.
  • 03/31/2006 -- M&A reserves values up as company sales dominate
    Reserves values in US and Canadian oil and gas transactions continue to grow, with the weighted average implied value reaching $18/boe during the first quarter of 2006, said John S. Herold Inc. and Harrison Lovegrove & Co. Ltd. in a report on mergers and acquisitions.
  • 03/29/2006 -- Venezuela charges international firms with back taxes
    Venezuela's tax authority Seniat presented BP PLC Mar. 27 with a bill for $61.39 million in back taxes. The action is the latest in a string of demands for alleged taxes owed by international operators for 2001-04.
  • 03/27/2006 -- Oxy offers Ecuador $1 billion in legal dispute
    Occidental Petroleum Corp. is offering Ecuador's government as much as $1 billion in disputed taxes, investments, and extra revenues to end a legal dispute (OGJ, Nov. 21, 2005, p. 34).
  • 03/21/2006 -- MARKET WATCH
    High inventories reduce energy prices

    Energy prices fell Mar. 20 as traders shrugged off additional disruption of crude supplies from Nigeria.
  • 03/15/2006 -- MARKET WATCH
    Gasoline leads energy price rally

    Energy prices continued to escalate Mar. 14 after Amerada Hess Corp. said it shut down for repair a gasoline-producing unit at the St. Croix refinery.
  • 03/01/2006 -- Bill Barrett names Barrett chairman, CEO
    Bill Barrett Corp. Pres. and Chief Operating Officer Fredrick J. Barrett will take on the added roles of chairman and chief executive officer.
  • 03/07/2006 -- Marathon hires senior vice-president, business development
    David E. Roberts Jr. has joined Marathon Oil Corp. as senior vice-president of business development.
  • 03/03/2006 -- Noble Energy boosts capital budget by 40%
    Noble Energy Inc. budgeted capital expenditures of $1.26 billion for 2006, an increase of 40% from last year.
  • 03/06/2006 -- EnCana to sell gas storage interests
    EnCana Corp. plans to sell its gas storage business interests to the Carlyle-Riverstone Global Energy & Power Fund, a private equity fund managed by Riverstone Holdings LLC and The Carlyle Group, for $1.5 billion after adjustments.
  • 03/10/2006 -- Statoil strengthens position in Norwegian Sea
    Statoil ASA signed an agreement Mar. 8 with BP PLC to buy for an undisclosed amount the major's 25% interest in License 218 on Blocks 6706/10 and 6706/12 in the Norwegian Sea.
  • 03/28/2006 -- ExxonMobil takes 28% of Upper Zakum oil field
    ExxonMobil Corp. has signed an agreement to acquire a 28% equity interest in giant Upper Zakum oil field off Abu Dhabi from Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC).
  • 03/01/2006 -- Chevron drilling deals include new drillship
    Chevron Corp. has awarded Transocean Inc., Houston, three multiyear deepwater drilling contracts totaling $1.7 billion, one of which will require construction of a drillship to be dedicated to Chevron use for 5 years.
  • 12/29/2006 -- MARKET WATCH
    Modest gain in oil prices ends 4-day loss

    Crude futures prices rose modestly Dec. 28, ending a losing streak over four consecutive sessions in the New York market, as the Energy Information Administration reported a larger-than-expected plunge in US crude inventories.

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