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Drilling Production 2007 P9

  • 07/16/2007 -- India proclaims first coalbed methane sale
    London concern Great Eastern Energy Corp. said it has made India's first sale of coalbed methane as compressed natural gas for vehicles in Asansol, West Bengal, 125 miles northwest of Calcutta.
  • 07/18/2007 -- North Dakota setting production records
    North Dakota's production averaged 120,000 b/d of oil and 190 MMcfd of gas in May, both 20-year highs, according to preliminary state figures.
  • 07/23/2007 -- US rig count dips from 21-year high
    US drilling activity dipped slightly last week from a 21-year high with a net loss of one rotary rig and 1,790 still working, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 07/24/2007 -- Saipem leases eight rigs in four contracts
    Saipem SPA will lease eight drilling rigs in Egypt, Nigeria, and Saudi Arabia under four deals jointly valued at $510 million.
  • 07/24/2007 -- Total unit lets platform contract for Ofon field off Nigeria
    Total unit Elf Petroleum Nigeria signed a $520 million turnkey contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries for a production platform to be built for Ofon oil and gas field off southeast Nigeria.
  • 07/25/2007 -- First-phase ESPO oil line capacity revealed
    The first stage of Russia's East Siberia-Pacific Ocean oil pipeline from Taishet to Skovorodino will be filled at the rated capacity of 30 million tpy once completed, according to senior Russian officials.
  • 07/25/2007 -- Systems repairs curtail Petrotrin oil output
    Trinidad and Tobago's state oil company Petroleum Co. of Trinidad and Tobago Ltd. (Petrotrin) has reduced its crude oil production by nearly 15,000 b/d due to safety concerns.
  • 07/27/2007 -- ADMA-OPCO lets contract to lift Zakum flow
    Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Co. (ADMA-OPCO) has let a contract to Technip of Paris and National Petroleum Construction Co. of Abu Dhabi for work that will raise production capacity of giant offshore Zakum oil field.
  • 08/01/2007 -- Oil pipeline capacity constraints due, says NEB
    Canadian crude oil pipelines could be facing a transportation bottleneck this fall, according to a report released by Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) July 30. NEB regulates nearly 45,000 km of pipelines in Canada.
  • 08/01/2007 -- Tui area fields start flow off New Zealand
    The Tui Area Development in the offshore Taranaki basin of New Zealand has come on stream 19 months after the final investment decision and some 3 years after discovery.
  • 08/03/2007 -- Statoil ready to install Tordis subsea unit
    Statoil ASA plans to install the Tordis subsea production facility during the week of Aug. 6 in the Norwegian North Sea to increase recovery by 35 million bbl of oil (OGJ, May 14, 2007, p. 17).
  • 08/03/2007 -- TNK-BP launches $2 billion rig tender
    TNK-BP is seeking as many as 60 dedicated drilling rigs in tenders valued at more than $2 billion. The rigs will be used to maintain output from mature oil and gas fields in eastern Siberia and to prepare for new production in 2008.
  • 08/07/2007 -- Pioneer Drilling expands operations to Colombia
    Pioneer Drilling said it has won its first drilling contract in South America, with one rig to be sent to Colombia by the end of the month and two others to be sent elsewhere in the region by early 2008.
  • 08/09/2007 -- Providence to start gas flow from High Island A2
    Providence Resources PLC expects to start natural gas production from the lowest reservoir level in its A2 well at High Island A268 in the Gulf of Mexico by the end of August.
  • 08/10/2007 -- US drilling hits 21-year high
    US drilling activity hit a new high for this year, up by 17 to 1,798 rotary rigs working, said Baker Hughes Inc.
  • 08/13/2007 -- Operation contract let for Al Zaafarana FPSO
    Gemsa Petroleum has let a 200 million kroner contract to Aker Kvaerner for operation, management, and maintenance of the Al Zaafarana FPSO vessel, which it operates in the Red Sea off Egypt.
  • 08/14/2007 -- Statoil installs Tordis subsea production system
    Statoil ASA has installed the 1,250-tonne Tordis subsea production unit near Gullfaks field in the Norwegian North Sea, using the Saipem S7000 heavy-lift crane vessel.
  • 08/22/2007 -- AED lines up second FPSO for Puffin field work
    AED Oil has entered into a time-charter agreement letter of intent with Modec for provision of the Modec Venture 1 FPSO vessel.
  • 08/22/2007 -- NAOSC to produce bitumen from Canada's Leismer project
    Statoil subsidiary North American Oil Sands Corp. will produce 10,000 b/d of bitumen from its Leismer demonstration project in Canada by late 2009 or early 2010.
  • 08/23/2007 -- Ecopetrol mobilizes rig to Colombia's Putumayo basin
    Colombia's state-owned Ecopetrol SA has authorized mobilization of the Pride-17 drilling rig to the Platanillo block in Colombia's Putumayo basin, reported partner Amerisur Resources PLC.
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