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Drilling Production 2009 P4

  • 11/20/2009 -- US rigs increase for fifth week
    US drilling activity increased for the fifth consecutive week, up by 12 rotary rigs to 1,113 working but still well below the 1,941 units drilling during the comparable week a year ago, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 11/19/2009 -- Third West Don production well under study
    A third production well is under study for West Don field in the UK North Sea, 150 km northeast of the Shetland Islands.
  • 11/13/2009 -- US rig count increases for fourth week
    US drilling activity continued to increase for the fourth week, up by 23 rotary rigs to 1,101 working but still well below the 1,941 units drilling during the comparable week a year ago, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 11/12/2009 -- India approves Deen Dayal West gas development
    Authorities in India approved the development plan for Deen Dayal West gas-condensate field in the Krishna Godavari basin off eastern India.
  • 11/12/2009 -- Concerns voiced about UK-based subsea industry
    Decreasing activity and project delays off the UK are raising concerns in the country’s subsea industry.
  • 11/09/2009 -- Contract let for coal gasification plant
    Tenaska Energy Inc., Omaha, has let a contract to Siemens Energy for coal gasification technology at the planned Taylorville Energy Center (TEC), one of the first commercial-scale facilities of its kind in the US to use carbon capture and sequestration.
  • 11/09/2009 -- Eni lets contract for Appaloosa development
    Eni SPA has started development of deepwater Appaloosa oil field in what it calls the Greater Longhorn area of the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 11/06/2009 -- Investigation into Montara platform incident intensifies
    The Australian government’s Commission of Inquiry will have the powers and authority of a Royal Commission in investigating into the Montara platform incident in the Timor Sea, according the Australian Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson.
  • 11/06/2009 -- US rig count continues to climb
    US drilling activity increased another 9 units this week with 1,078 rotary rigs working the week ended Nov. 6.
  • 11/06/2009 -- PSAC sees low 2010 Canadian drilling activity
    The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) expects the oil and gas industry to drill 8,000 wells in Canada during 2010.

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