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Drilling Production 2009 P19

  • 06/16/2009 -- Groningen gas field to produce for another 50 years
    Supergiant Groningen natural gas field in the northern reaches of the Netherlands will continue to produce gas for at least another 50 years, according to Roelf Venhuizen, managing director of Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij BV (NAM).
  • 06/16/2009 -- Hibernia southern extension work advances
    Development of the southern extension of Hibernia oil and gas field off Newfoundland has advanced with tentative agreement on fiscal terms.
  • 06/12/2009 -- US drilling activity still in decline
    US drilling activity continued to drop this week with 876 rotary rigs working, 11 fewer than the previous week and down from 1,901 during the same period in 2008.
  • 06/12/2009 -- Sonatrach lets contract for Gassi Touil gas project
    Algeria’s state-owned Sonatrach has awarded JGC Corp. a contract valued at ¥150 billion to construct a gas processing facility at the integrated Gassi Touil gas project.
  • 06/12/2009 -- Potential Gas Committee to release latest biennial report June 18
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  • 06/12/2009 -- PA Resources adds production well on Didon field
    PA Resources AB drilled a new production well on Didon field off Tunisia, which brings it a step closer to producing 11,000-14,000 b/d of oil this year.
  • 06/10/2009 -- Dong E&P orders Oselvar subsea production system
    Dong E&P Norge AS awarded Aker Solutions a 350 million kroner engineering, procurement, and construction contract for a subsea production system for developing Oselvar field on Blocks 1/3 and 1/2 in the North Sea.
  • 06/09/2009 -- Study finds US production would dip under hydraulic fracturing bill
    US oil and gas production would drop 20.5% over 5 years if federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing becomes law, the American Petroleum Institute said on June 9 as it released a new study.
  • 06/09/2009 -- Calls for calm amid hydraulic fracturing hyperbole
    US Rep. Martin T. Heinrich (D-NM) tried to cool things off when he was finally recognized at the House Natural Resources Committee’s Energy and Mineral Resources subcommittee hearing on June 4.
  • 06/05/2009 -- Lacq field CCS project is France's first
    Following 2 years of study and preparation, Total SA has received administrative authorization to start injecting carbon dioxide in France’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) pilot project.
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