Thu May 29 13:05:00 CDT 2008
-- Kambuna gas flow to start off Indonesia Serica Energy PLC, London, plans to start production by yearend from Kambuna gas field in the Malacca Straits 40 km off North Sumatra, Indonesia.
Thu May 29 16:05:00 CDT 2008
-- Statfjord A platform oil production resumes StatoilHydro has resumed oil production from the Statfjord A platform in the Norwegian North Sea following its closure earlier in the week due to a leak between a storage cell and one of the platform shafts.
Fri May 30 15:05:00 CDT 2008
-- US drilling dips below 22-year high US drilling activity slipped below a 22-year high this week with 1,877 rotary rigs working, 12 less than the prior week but up from 1,774 units a year ago, said Baker Hughes Inc.
Fri Jun 06 09:06:00 CDT 2008
-- Norway averts oil production strike Oil workers on the Norwegian continental shelf have pulled their strike threat after reaching an agreement with trade unions over pay.
Sat Jun 07 08:06:00 CDT 2008
-- US drilling regains 9 rigs US drilling activity regained 9 rotary rigs to 1,886 units working the week ended June 6, up from 1,760 during the same period last year, said Baker Hughes Inc., Houston.
Mon Jun 09 16:06:00 CDT 2008
-- Petrobras to study oil shale development in Utah Brazil's Petrobras reported signing an agreement with Oil Shale Exploration Co. and Japan's Mitsui & Co. to jointly conduct a study into the development of oil shale projects in Utah.
Mon Jun 09 18:06:00 CDT 2008
-- Ship guarding Addax facility off Nigeria attacked Even as Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced a continuation of its force majeure for Nigerian Bonny oil exports, militants in southern Nigeria ambushed a naval vessel guarding an offshore concession operated by Addax Petroleum Corp., killing one person and wounding several others.
Fri Jun 13 12:06:00 CDT 2008
-- ERCB sees rise in Alberta CBM output Alberta's coalbed methane production could reach 640 bcf/year in 2017, or 16% of the province's marketable gas output compared with 5% in 2007, the Energy Resources Conservation Board said.
Fri Jun 13 16:06:00 CDT 2008
-- Rigless intervention in Vincent field completed Marine services company TSMarine has completed the first phase of a rigless intervention operation at Woodside Energy's Vincent field heavy-oil project off Western Australia.
Wed Jun 18 15:06:00 CDT 2008
-- Apache lets contract for Reindeer gas field Apache Energy has awarded a $200 million (Aus.) contract to Perth-based Clough Engineering to install offshore facilities in Reindeer gas field off Western Australia.
Thu Jun 19 15:06:00 CDT 2008
-- StatoilHydro lets contract for Gjoa project StatoilHydro has let a 500 million kroner contract to Technip Norge AS to fabricate and install structures and tie-in the pipeline systems for the Gjoa project in the Norwegian Sea.