Tue Aug 25 15:16:00 CDT 2009
-- Work on schedule for Peregrino FPSO Work is on track to complete by the fourth quarter the floating, production, storage, and offloading vessel for Maersk FPSOs Brazil to be installed in the Peregrino field operated by StatoilHydro.
Tue Aug 25 15:11:00 CDT 2009
-- Petrobel starts gas production at North Bardawil field A consortium led by Belayim Petroleum Co. (Petrobel), a joint operating company owned by International Egypt Oil Co. (IEOC) and Egyptian General Petroleum Corp., brought on stream Egypt’s North Bardawil gas field via a subsea production system that will deliver 17,000 boe/d at full capacity.
Fri Aug 21 16:00:20 CDT 2009
-- US drilling continues to increase US drilling activity continued to increase, up 17 units to 985 rotary rigs working this week, compared with 1,998 during the same period a year ago, said Baker Hughes Inc.
Fri Aug 21 12:51:00 CDT 2009
-- Petrobras lets subsea contract for Marlim field Brazil’s Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has contracted FMC Technologies Inc. to supply by 2011 a deepwater subsea separation system for its offshore Marlim field in the Campos basin.
Tue Aug 18 13:21:00 CDT 2009
-- Production increase planned for Bongkot gas field The consortium led by Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production PLC (PTTEP) is set to ramp up production from its greater Bongkot field off Thailand by 58% to 870 MMcfd of gas in the next 2-3 years.
Tue Aug 18 09:25:40 CDT 2009
-- Chevron advances Minas chemical flood Chevron Pacific Indonesia is moving ahead with its pilot chemical injection project in giant Minas oil field in Sumatra, Indonesia (OGJ, Apr. 21, 2008, p. 41).
Mon Aug 17 12:45:10 CDT 2009
-- Maersk Oil starts production from Affleck Maersk Oil UK Ltd. has brought Affleck field on stream in the central UK North Sea, adding potentially 8,000 b/d of oil to its portfolio when it reaches full capacity.
Fri Aug 14 16:30:40 CDT 2009
-- GWPC, DOE to host first water-energy sustainability symposium The Ground Water Protection Council and the US Department of Energy will host the first water-energy sustainability symposium to address challenges in meeting future water and energy needs Sept. 13-16 in Salt Lake City.
Fri Aug 14 15:31:00 CDT 2009
-- US drilling continues to climb US drilling activity increased for the fifth consecutive week, inching up by 2 rotary rigs to 968 working, compared with 1,990 during the same period a year ago, said Baker Hughes Inc.