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Drilling Production 2007 P2

  • 07/05/2007 -- Higher Natuna stake urged for Pertamina
    Indonesia wants state-owned PT Pertamina to increase its stake and operate the Natuna D-Alpha natural gas block, even as negotiations with ExxonMobil Corp. are under way.
  • 07/26/2007 -- Newfield hikes gas flow in three Texas areas
    Newfield Exploration Co., Houston, reported having boosted gas production in the Val Verde basin, Texas Panhandle, and South Texas areas in the quarter ended June 30.
  • 08/17/2007 -- Williams studies expansion of Canadian oil sands facilities
    Williams Cos., Tulsa, is making an engineering study for possible expansion of its Canadian facilities to extract ethane from off-gas emissions associated with its oil sands production in Alberta.
  • 08/22/2007 -- Oil production starts from Kikeh field off Malaysia
    Murphy Oil has started oil production from Kikeh field, 5 years after making the discovery in 4,400 ft of water 110 km off Sabah, Malaysia.
  • 10/30/2007 -- ExxonMobil starts up Marimba North oil field off Angola
    Esso Exploration Angola (Block 15) Ltd. has begun production from the Marimba North project in 3,900 ft of water 90 miles off Angola.
  • 11/27/2007 -- CNOOC starts up platform in PL 19-3 oil field
    CNOOC Ltd. has brought Platform C on stream in Peng Lai (PL) 19-3 oil field on Block 11/05 in Bohai Bay.
  • 11/09/2007 -- Storm shuts in production in Norwegian North Sea
    Major operators in the Norwegian North Sea shut in production of 540,000 boe/d on their platforms in early November because of a major storm.
  • 01/02/2007 -- DNO to produce oil in northern Iraq this quarter
    Norway's DNO ASA will begin oil production from its Tawke crude oil project in northern Iraq in first quarter, 2007, the company said Dec.28.
  • 01/04/2007 -- PSI prepares to build gas processing plant
    PSI Midstream Partners LP, Houston, has signed pipeline connection and surface lease agreements for the construction of a gas processing plant to provide NGL extraction and gas conditioning on Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corp.'s Central Louisiana Lateral pipeline system near Kaplan, La.
  • 01/05/2007 -- Shell lets contracts for deepwater ESP systems
    Units of Royal Dutch Shell PLC have awarded contracts to Centrilift to provide electrical submersible pumping systems in deepwater seabed production-boosting systems for projects in the Gulf of Mexico and off Brazil.
  • 01/08/2007 -- UK Buzzard oil-gas field starts production
    Buzzard oil field in the UK Central North Sea has come on stream and will bring an additional 200,000 b/d of oil to international markets later this year and 60 MMcfd of gas.
  • 01/10/2007 -- BP suspends production at Shah Deniz project
    BP PLC has halted gas and condensate production from its first production well at the Shah Deniz project because of a technical fault.
  • 01/11/2007 -- Petrobras puts new platform online off Brazil
    Petroleo Brasileiro SA on Jan. 9 brought online the Cidade do Rio de Janeiro floating production, storage, and offloading vessel in Espadarte oil field in the Campos basin.
  • 01/12/2007 -- US drilling increases for second week
    US drilling activity increased for the second consecutive week, up by 22 rotary rigs to 1,717 working, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 01/15/2007 -- Aker Kvaerner awarded India, US gulf contracts
    Norway's Aker Kvaerner has won separate contracts worth a total $273 million for marine equipment installation in the Gulf of Mexico and India.
  • 01/15/2007 -- Vanyoganneft awards drilling contract to Senergy
    Senergy Ltd., Aberdeen, has been awarded a 6-month contract from Russia's Vanyoganneft for well and completion designs for a 13-well drilling program in Western Siberia.
  • 01/17/2007 -- Shah Deniz gas, condensate production restarted
    Gas production has resumed from the first well at the Shah Deniz gas field off Azerbaijan, a BP spokesman told OGJ. The project was shut in late in December because of problems with pressures in the wells (OGJ Online, Jan. 10, 2007).
  • 01/18/2007 -- Cyclic steam pilot under way in Colombia
    Kappa Energy Colombia Ltd., private Calgary operator, and Black Rock Oil & Gas PLC, London, began cyclic steaming in Arce field in the Middle Magdalena basin in October 2006.
  • 01/18/2007 -- Kazakhstan oil output set to jump in 2008
    Kazakhstan's Economic and Mineral Resources Minister Baktykozha Izmukhambetov predicted his country's oil and gas production will jump in 2008, largely from completion of another phase of the TengizChevroil project.
  • 01/18/2007 -- Northern Petroleum to drill Dutch sidetrack
    Northern Petroleum Nederlands BV will use the DrillTec GUT GMBH Synergy 1 rig to drill an appraisal and development sidetrack in Ottoland oil field in the Netherlands.

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