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Drilling Production 2009 P2

  • 12/11/2009 -- US rig count continues to rise
    US drilling activity increased by 20 rotary rigs to 1,161 units working this week, compared with 1,790 during the comparable period in 2008, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 12/11/2009 -- Shell, CNPC groups win Iraqi oil deals
    The Iraqi oil ministry awarded service contracts for development of giant Majnoon and Halfaya oil fields in the first of 2 days of bidding by 45 companies.
  • 12/10/2009 -- Shell sets new open-water wireline record
    An open-water wireline run set a new water depth record, according to Royal Dutch Shell PLC.
  • 12/09/2009 -- Aramco targets Manifa start-up in 2013
    Saudi Aramco says it has finished 60% of the causeway and drilling island system and installed all offshore jackets in its shallow-water Manifa heavy-oil development project.
  • 12/08/2009 -- Advantage to test resource potential at Glacier
    Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd., Calgary, plans to drill a horizontal well to test the resource potential of the Jurassic Nikanassin formation in 2010 on its land block at Glacier, Alta., east of Dawson Creek, BC.
  • 12/08/2009 -- Colombia's Rancho Hermoso adds two new pays
    Canacol Energy Ltd., Calgary, said its third and last development well of 2009 at Rancho Hermoso field in Colombia’s Llanos basin found oil in two previously nonproducing formations and flowed 33° gravity oil at the rate of 3,944 b/d from one of the new pays.
  • 12/08/2009 -- IHS CERA says upstream cost decline flattening
    Upstream cost declines evident in the first half of the year appear to be flattening, reports IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates.
  • 12/07/2009 -- US rig count up slightly
    US drilling activity increased slightly, up by 4 rotary rigs to 1,141 units compared with 1,852 during the comparable period in 2008, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 12/07/2009 -- WoodMac: Dutch gas decline seen despite incentive
    A government incentive starting in 2010 will stimulate development of small fields off the Netherlands but won’t prevent a looming decline in overall Dutch gas production, says Wood Mackenzie Ltd., Edinburgh.
  • 12/02/2009 -- Floating production system orders resume
    Orders for floating production systems have resumed after a 1-year hiatus, according to the latest International Maritime Associates Inc. assessment.
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