1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

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.

Related Articles

EPA will set RFS requirements for this year next year

11/21/2014

How bad does regulation of the Renewable Fuel Standard have to become before the US Congress ends a program broken beyond repair?

BHI: Oklahoma, Cana Woodford lead gains in this week’s rig count

11/21/2014 A week of mostly offsetting activity saw the US drilling rig count edged up a single unit to 1,929 rigs working during the week ended Nov. 21, Bake...

EPA won’t finalize RFS’s 2014 biofuel quotas before yearend

11/21/2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency announced it will not finalize 2014 biofuel quotas under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) before ye...

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude up on recovering Chinese oil demand

11/21/2014

Oil prices bounced back up $1/bbl on the New York market Nov. 20 on indications that Chinese oil demand might be recovering.

Worker killed in platform explosion offshore Louisiana

11/21/2014 An explosion that occurred on Nov. 20 at the Fieldwood Energy LLC-operated West Delta 105 E offshore platform, also known as Echo, in the Gulf of M...

Statoil halts Kwanza exploration program offshore Angola

11/21/2014 Statoil ASA has canceled the Stena Carron rig contract, effective Nov. 21, after fulfilling work commitments in company-operated Blocks 38 and 39 o...

Petrobras starts production from another Santos basin FPSO

11/21/2014 Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has launched production from the Cidade de Ilhabelha floating production, storage, and offloading vessel in Sapi...

Navitas to build Eaglebine natural gas gathering pipeline

11/20/2014 Navitas Midstream Partners LLC, The Woodlands, Tex., will build the La Bahia natural gas gathering system, including a 20-in. OD pipeline extending...

Total joins global climate initiatives

11/20/2014 Total SA, in what it describes as a consolidation of its efforts to address climate change, will support initiatives of the United Nations Global C...

White Papers

How to Keep Your Mud System Vibrator Hose from Getting Hammered to Death

To prevent the vibrating hoses on your oilfield mud circulation systems from failing, you must examine...
Sponsored by

Duty of Care

Good corporate social responsibility means implementing effective workplace health and safety measures...
Sponsored by

Increase Equipment Uptime Through Robust Enterprise Asset Management

Whether you operate in the Upstream Drilling and Exploration sector, the Midstream distribution sector...
Sponsored by

Continuous Improvement for Maintenance with Robust Reporting and Analytics

You should have real-time, anywhere access to more relevant and comprehensive data to help manage and ...
Sponsored by

Enterprise Asset Management Solution for Movable Assets in the Oil & Gas Industry

Drilling and exploration companies face several challenges in effectively managing assets both offshor...
Sponsored by

Supporting HSE Needs for Oil & Gas Through Effective Asset Management Practices

The Oil & Gas industry is constantly being challenged to find, extract and deliver cheaper an...
Sponsored by

Sesam for subsea design analysis

With the exponential growth in the subsea sector, a new set of challenges now face the industry. Mostl...
Sponsored by

Is the gas delivery system you’re looking at able to meet your power generation needs: a hydraulic engineer’s perspective

The hydraulic characteristics, and system response to demands and supplies, of natural gas pipelines a...
Sponsored by
[an error occurred while processing this directive]

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected