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Drilling Production 2008 P2

  • Mon Jul 07 12:07:00 CDT 2008 -- Neptune starts oil, gas production in Gulf of Mexico
    BHP Billiton Ltd. and its partners in the Neptune oil and gas development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico reported the start of production.
  • Wed Jul 02 12:07:00 CDT 2008 -- ConocoPhillips orders Ekofisk subsea equipment
    ConocoPhillips has let a 5-year, $120 million contract to FMC Technologies to supply subsea equipment and services to replace the Ekofisk 2/4 water injection platform in the Norwegian North Sea.
  • Mon Jun 30 16:06:00 CDT 2008 -- Production start at Kashagan oil field hits delay
    The Kazakh government agreed to a further delay in the start of production at the offshore Kashagan oil field after meeting with Agip Kazakhstan North Caspian Operating Co.
  • Fri Jun 27 11:06:00 CDT 2008 -- Chevron declares force majeure in Nigeria
    Chevron Corp. declared force majeure at its Escravos oil facility in Nigeria because of production losses that will delay some cargo shipments.
  • Mon Jun 23 11:06:00 CDT 2008 -- Oxy to acquire interest in Joslyn oil sands project
    Oxy has reported signing a definitive agreement with Enerplus Resources Fund to purchase a 15% interest in the Joslyn oil sands project in northeastern Alberta for $500 million (Can.).
  • Sun Jun 22 08:06:00 CDT 2008 -- Callon lets contract for Entrada field development
    Callon Petroleum Co. has let a lump-sum installation contract to Technip, Paris, for development of Entrada oil field in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Thu Jun 19 12:06:00 CDT 2008 -- Oseberg to start 150,000 b/d back up by weekend
    StatoilHydro said production at its Oseberg A platform and connected fields could resume by the end of this week following a fire that broke out earlier in the week and shut in some 150,000 b/d of oil and liquids.
  • Fri Jun 13 14:06:00 CDT 2008 -- Alberta to rebut oil sands' environmental foes
    Alberta plans to emphasize the strategic and economic benefits of continuing production from its oil sands, said an official of the Canadian province's government June 11.
  • Thu May 22 12:05:00 CDT 2008 -- Petroecuador cuts production target
    State-owned Petroecuador plans to cut its 2008 production target to 172,000 b/d of crude oil, or some 4% less than the goal set at the first of the year.
  • Fri May 30 12:05:00 CDT 2008 -- WoodMac: US refiners, pipelines invest in Canadian tar sands
    The projected growth of Alberta oil sands production, which has in place some 1.75 trillion bbl of resources, is triggering a wave of investments, said Wood Mackenzie Ltd., Edinburgh.
  • Wed May 14 11:05:00 CDT 2008 -- BHP Billiton overseeing repairs to Neptune TLP hull
    BHP Billiton is overseeing repairs to the Neptune TLP in the Gulf of Mexico to reinforce certain structural components in the hull's pontoons as required to meet the TLP's original design intent.
  • Mon May 12 14:05:00 CDT 2008 -- Eni delays Kashagan oil field production further
    Kazakhstan, learning of additional delays in the development of its Kashagan oil field, may impose new fines on the Eni SPA-led consortium in charge of the project.
  • Wed May 07 10:05:00 CDT 2008 -- EXCO presses Vernon gas field development
    Gas production from Vernon field in Jackson Parish, La., has stabilized at a net 130 MMcfd of gas equivalent for the past 8 months since EXCO Resources acquired the field from Anadarko Petroleum in March 2007 for $1.5 billion.
  • Mon Apr 28 16:04:00 CDT 2008 -- Total brings Moho-Bilondo field on stream
    Total E&P Congo has produced first oil from the deepwater offshore Moho-Bilondo field in Congo (Brazzaville) nearly a month ahead of schedule.
  • Fri Apr 18 16:04:00 CDT 2008 -- Tengizchevroil to challenge latest environmental fine
    Chevron affiliate Tengizchevroil said it will challenge a $307 million fine levied by Kazakhstan allegedly for violating the country's environmental law at its main production site.
  • Thu Apr 10 16:04:00 CDT 2008 -- Petrobras inks CVA contract for Gulf of Mexico FPSO
    Petrobras America signed a certified verification agent contract with Det Norske Veritas to ensure that the Gulf of Mexico's first FPSO vessel meets US regulations.
  • Wed Apr 02 09:04:00 CDT 2008 -- Gabon strike shuts in 60,000 b/d of Shell oil production
    Gabon has asked Shell Gabon to restart 6,000 b/d of oil production at its Gamba site, leaving around 54,000 b/d of production still shut in amid an oil workers' strike.
  • Fri Mar 28 10:03:00 CDT 2008 -- Crew returns to Neptune TLP; analysis continues
    BHP Billiton Ltd. said Mar. 27 that it is continuing its structural analysis of a hull anomaly identified on the Neptune tension-leg platform.
  • Wed Mar 26 12:03:00 CDT 2008 -- Anomalies found in Neptune TLP
    Certain hull anomalies were identified in the Neptune tension-leg platform during the TLP's commissioning, resulting in a structural inspection and analysis, said project partner Woodside Energy.
  • Fri Feb 29 12:02:00 CST 2008 -- Partners move to develop Usan field off Nigeria
    Partners in Usan oil field off Nigeria are moving to develop the 2002 discovery, which lies in 750-850 m of water on Oil Mining License 138, about 100 km off the eastern Niger Delta coast.

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