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Drilling Production 2007 P13

  • 11/21/2007 -- Juanambu discovery on stream in Colombia
    Gran Tierra Energy, Calgary, has placed the Juanambu-1 discovery well on production on the Guayuyaco Block in the Putumayo basin of southern Colombia, said partner Solana Resources Ltd.
  • 11/26/2007 -- Sakhalin Energy shuts in oil at Vityaz complex
    Production of 80,000 b/d of oil has been suspended from the Vityaz complex off northeastern Sakhalin Island because of turbulent weather, SEIC said Nov. 26.
  • 11/26/2007 -- Petrobras starts production tests at P-52 platform
    Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) on Nov. 23 began production tests at Platform P-52 in Roncador oil field in the Campos basin 125 km off Brazil.
  • 11/26/2007 -- Gasification project planned in North Dakota
    Great Northern Power Development LP (GNPD), Houston, and Allied Syngas Corp., Wayne, Pa., have developed a $1.4 billion coal gasification project in southwestern North Dakota.
  • 11/26/2007 -- Steady flow may near for Colombia's Rubiales
    Petro Rubiales Energy said it plans to truck Rubiales field crude to Guaduas field in Colombia for export via the OCENSA pipeline.
  • 11/27/2007 -- Usumacinta rig leak may force well closing
    Petroleos Mexicanos may close its Usumacinta oil rig and the Kab 121 oil well in the Bay of Campeche due to a continuing oil and gas leak, according to a senior company executive.
  • 11/28/2007 -- Activists curb Petroecuador's Auca Sur oil output
    Ecuador's state-owned Petroecuador said it has lost some 5,000 bbl of oil output due to a continuing protest by local villagers that disrupted operations in Dayuma, Orellana Province.
  • 11/28/2007 -- Prosafe lets VLCC conversion contract to Keppel
    Norway's Prosafe awarded Keppel subsidiary Keppel Shipyard a $100 million contract to convert a VLCC into the world's first floating, drilling, production, storage, and offloading facility.
  • 11/28/2007 -- BP awards EPC to Petrofac for In Salah compression
    Petrofac will design and install additional field compression facilities on the In Salah gas project in southwest Algeria to ensure a gas production plateau of 9 billion cu m/year beyond 2009.
  • 11/30/2007 -- StatoilHydro stops Ormen Lange gas production
    Natural gas production from Ormen Lange field, the largest gas field in development on the Norwegian Sea's continental shelf, has stopped because of a gas leak in the export compressors.
  • 11/30/2007 -- US drilling at 13-week high
    US drilling activity jumped to 1,823 rotary rigs working this week, up 50 from the previous week to the largest number in 13 weeks, Baker Hughes Inc. reported Nov. 30. That compares with 1,717 rigs working in the same period last year.
  • 11/30/2007 -- Total's Sisi-Nubi fields produce gas in Indonesia
    Gas production has begun from Total SA-operated Sisi-Nubi fields off East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
  • 11/30/2007 -- StatoilHydro lets HPHT system contract for Morvin field
    StatoilHydro has let a 1 billion kroner contract to Aker Kvaerner to design and construct a HPHT subsea production system by May 2009 for Morvin oil and gas field in the Norwegian Sea.
  • 12/03/2007 -- Pemex moves ahead with PP-Maloob-C platform
    Mexico's Pemex E&P subsidiary has awarded a $374 million-peso contract to J Ray McDermott for the PP-Maloob-C drilling platform for Maloob field in the Bay of Campeche.
  • 12/03/2007 -- Acon completes Ardmore field abandonment on UKCS
    Acorn Oil & Gas Ltd. has completed the 2-year abandonment program for Ardmore field on the UK continental shelf.
  • 12/03/2007 -- Pemex begins dismantling Usumacinta drilling rig
    Mexico's Petroleos Mexicanos has begun dismantling a damaged oil rig in the Bay of Campeche off Mexico as heat from near-constant fires has destabilized the structure.
  • 12/03/2007 -- Petrobank to step up Bakken drilling in 2008
    Petrobank Energy & Resources Ltd., Calgary, plans to drill 110 horizontal wells next year in the Bakken play in southeast Saskatchewan.
  • 12/04/2007 -- Husky lets EPC contract for White Rose field
    Husky Operations has let an EPC and maintenance support services contract to AKCS Offshore related to the production and operations of White Rose field in the Jeanne d'Arc basin.
  • 12/05/2007 -- BP, Husky Energy to form oil sands partnership
    BP will join Husky Energy in developing Sunrise oil sands field in northeast Alberta under a joint $3 billion investment plan, marking its entry into this sector for the first time.
  • 12/05/2007 -- Staff returns to Thistle Alpha platform
    All nonessential staff, totaling 116, returned to the Thistle Alpha platform in the UK northern North Sea by Nov. 27 following the outbreak of a serious fire on Nov. 24.
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