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Drilling Production 2007 P5

  • 03/09/2007 -- US drilling increases by 5 rigs
    US drilling activity increased this week with a net gain of 5 rotary rigs for a total of 1,757 working. That's up from 1,752 active rigs in the same period last year, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 03/13/2007 -- Statoil to continue production from Norne field
    The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority has granted Statoil ASA consent to employ Transocean Offshore's Polar Pioneer drilling rig to continue oil production in Norne oil and gas field in the Norwegian Sea.
  • 03/13/2007 -- Nitrogen project planned at Weeks Island, La.
    Meridian Resource Corp., Houston, plans to begin nitrogen injection at giant Weeks Island oil and gas field near New Iberia, La., in mid-2007.
  • 03/15/2007 -- Maersk expands Al Shaheen work off Qatar
    Maersk Oil Qatar AS has let an engineering, procurement, installation, and construction contract to National Petroleum Construction Co. (NPCC) of Abu Dhabi for platforms in Al Shaheen oil and gas field off Qatar.
  • 03/15/2007 -- Dragon Oil to expand Turkmenistan oil terminal
    Dragon Oil PLC, which has just commissioned its 50,000 b/d oil terminal in Turkmenistan, is developing plans to double its capacity in 2010 when operations are expected to begin on Phase 2.
  • 03/16/2007 -- Rotary rig numbers down slightly in US, Canada
    The number of rotary rigs working in the US was 1,740 the week ended Mar. 16, which is 17 less than were working the same time last week but up by 194 from Mar. 17, 2006, according to Baker Hughes in Houston.
  • 03/22/2007 -- Pokohura platform off New Zealand on stream
    Gas and condensate production from offshore wells in Pokohura field off New Zealand has begun.
  • 03/23/2007 -- Drilling activity rebounds slightly
    US drilling activity rebounded slightly, up by 5 rotary rigs from last week to 1,745 working the week ended Mar. 23 vs. 1,571 during the same period last year, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 03/26/2007 -- Aramco lets contracts for ancillary platforms
    Saudi Aramco has let contract to National Petroleum Construction Co. (NPCC) of the UAE for ancillary platforms in Zuluf and Marjan oil fields off Saudi Arabia.
  • 03/26/2007 -- GOSP work starts in Shaybah expansion
    Construction has begun on a gas-oil separation plant (GOSP) that will boost production capacity of Saudi Arabia's Shaybah oil field to 750,000 b/d from 500,000 b/d.
  • 03/28/2007 -- Total expects production from Jura gas field in 2008
    Total SA reported that production from Jura gas-condensate field in the UK North Sea is expected to start in second quarter 2008.
  • 03/29/2007 -- Madagascar steam pilot to start in late '07
    Madagascar could be producing its first volumes of oil within the year from a pilot steam injection project to be attempted in Tsimiroro heavy oil field in the northern Morondava basin 160 miles west of Antananarivo.
  • 03/30/2007 -- US drilling activity up slightly
    US drilling activity continued its slow growth with 1,749 rotary rigs working this week, 4 more than the previous week and up from 1,576 in the same period a year ago, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 04/02/2007 -- Contract let for Gjoa field platform equipment
    Norway's Statoil ASA has let a $50 million contract to Dresser-Rand Group Inc. for compression equipment and drivers for semisubmersible production platforms to be installed in Gjoa oil and gas field 50 km off southwest Norway.
  • 04/02/2007 -- COSL to upgrade rigs for deeper water drilling
    China Oilfield Services Ltd. plans a $10 million overhaul of one of its drilling rigs to extend its operating water depth and capture growth opportunities for deepwater oil drilling.
  • 04/03/2007 -- Group sees potential in CO2 capture, storage
    Carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) can cut CO2 emissions on a large scale at competitive cost, according to the International Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF).
  • 04/03/2007 -- Pertamina to buy Jabung LPG from PetroChina
    PetroChina Co. Ltd. has agreed to sell 30,000 tonnes of LPG extracted in Jambi, Sumatra, to Indonesia's state-owned PT Pertamina at a market price, according to PetroChina Director Budi Setiadi.
  • 04/04/2007 -- AWE expects production from Tui oil field at midyear
    Australian Worldwide Exploration Ltd. Group, Sydney, is expecting the "Umuroa" floating production, storage, and offloading vessel to reach its Tui area oil development off New Zealand in mid-April.
  • 04/05/2007 -- US drilling drops
    US drilling activity fell by 23 units, with 1,726 rotary rigs still working this week, Baker Hughes Inc. reported Apr. 5, ahead of a 3-day Easter holiday. That compares with 1,579 rigs drilling during the same period a year ago.
  • 04/09/2007 -- BPTT Cassia complex due metering system
    BPTT let a contract to Woods Hole Group to design, build, and install a meteorological and oceanographic measurement system on BPTT's Cassia oil and gas production complex off eastern Trinidad and Tobago.
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