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Drilling Production 2007 P14

  • 12/06/2007 -- BP to increase King oil field production by 20%
    Oil production from offshore King field in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to increase by 20% thanks to the application of multiphase pump equipment that BP has installed.
  • 12/07/2007 -- ONGC secures jack ups for offshore drilling
    Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd. (ONGC) signed two 3-year contracts with Hercules Offshore Inc., Houston, for the Hercules 258 and Hercules 260 jack up rigs for a drilling program off India.
  • 12/07/2007 -- US rig count at 14-week high
    US drilling activity increased by 5 rotary rigs to 1,828 units working, the highest count in 14 weeks and up from 1,724 in the same period last year, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 12/07/2007 -- Inpex Canada to join Total in Joslyn oil sands
    Inpex Canada will take a 10% interest in the Joslyn Oil Sands project in Canada after signing an assignment agreement with operator Total SA.
  • 12/10/2007 -- StatoilHydro expects 1.9 million boe/d in 2008
    StatoilHydro ASA said it expects to produce 1.9 million boe/d in 2008 and to receive an entitlement of 1.75 million boe/d from its international projects.
  • 12/10/2007 -- FPSO due at Okoro Setu oil field off Nigeria
    Afren PLC and Amni International Petroleum Development Co. have taken delivery of the Armada Perkasa floating production, storage, and offloading vessel, which will be moored at the Okoro Setu oil project, off Nigeria.
  • 12/11/2007 -- Surmont oil sands project starts commercial production
    The Surmont oil sands project in Alberta started commercial production Dec. 11, said Total E&P Canada Ltd., which owns 50% interest in the ConocoPhillips-operated project (OGJ, May 21, 2007, Newsletter).
  • 12/11/2007 -- Norway's Njord field starts gas production
    After a 2-month delay, StatoilHydro AS produced first gas from the Njord field in the Norwegian Sea, providing a new supply for Europe along with oil production.
  • 12/12/2007 -- Ghawar field reserves decline overstated, survey says
    Concerns about global oil peaking due to declining reserves at Aramco's Ghawar field may be overstated, according to Bernstein Research commenting on the results of a recent satellite survey.
  • 12/14/2007 -- Mexico sees 2.1-3.4 million b/d oil output to 2016
    Mexico's ministry of energy has released the country's oil outlook for 2006-16 as well as key recommendations for development of state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos.
  • 12/14/2007 -- US drilling slips from 14-week high
    US drilling activity slipped from a 14-week high, down by 4 rotary rigs to 1,824 still drilling, up from 1,716 a year ago, Baker Hughes Inc. reported Dec. 14.
  • 12/17/2007 -- Sudan rebels claim oil field attack
    Rebels in Sudan said they have attacked the Defra oil field in south Kordofan, halting production estimated at 50,000 b/d, while fending off attacks by forces of the central government.
  • 12/17/2007 -- Total to share CCS pilot project results with Indonesia
    Total SA signed an agreement to pass on to Indonesia the results of its pilot project for the capture and storage of carbon dioxide near Pau in southwestern France.
  • 12/18/2007 -- Darfur rebels halt 50,000 b/d Defra oil production
    Darfur rebels of the Justice and Equality Movement in Sudan said they attacked the Defra oil facility in south Kordofan, halting an estimated 50,000 b/d of oil production.
  • 12/20/2007 -- Atlantis producing; will plateau within months
    BP PLC has ramped up oil and gas production from Atlantis field in deepwater Gulf of Mexico, 130 miles off Louisiana. The facility is expected to reach plateau production over the next 6-12 months.
  • 12/20/2007 -- BP starts up Cashima gas production off Trinidad
    BP PLC reported the start of natural gas production from its Cashima field off Trinidad and Tobago. The Cashima development comprises Cashima field, discovered in 2001, and North East Queens Beach field, discovered in 1975.
  • 12/20/2007 -- Talisman starts Wood field production in N Sea
    Operator Talisman North Sea Ltd. has begun oil and gas production from Wood field in the UK North Sea. Wood will produce 6,000 b/d of oil and 16 MMcfd at peak rate.
  • 12/21/2007 -- Gazprom commissions Yuzhno Russkoye gas field
    Production has started from the 825.2 billion cu m Yuzhno Russkoye oil and gas condensate field in western Siberia, marking new supplies for Western Europe. It will produce 1.4 billion cu m of gas in fourth-quarter 2007. The field will reach its 25 billion cu m designed capacity in 2009.
  • 12/21/2007 -- US drilling activity continues to decline
    US drilling continued to decline, down 15 rotary rigs to 1,809 working this week but up from 1.723 rigs drilling during the same period a year ago, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 12/21/2007 -- Mari Gas orders new rig from China
    Mari Gas Co. Ltd. (MGCL), Islamabad, has signed an agreement with Honghua Petroleum Equipment Co. Ltd. to import a new drilling rig from China.

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