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Drilling Production 2009 P8

  • 10/06/2009 -- SPE: Oil recovery takes NOC, IOC, service company collaboration
    Recovering the world’s remaining oil resources will require a collaborative effort of national oil companies, international oil companies, and service companies, according to Mohammed Al-Qahtani, executive director, petroleum engineering and development of Saudi Aramco.
  • 10/05/2009 -- Apache, Santos let Devil Creek pipelay contract
    Apache Energy Corp. and Santos Ltd.—partners in the Reindeer field-Devil Creek natural gas project in Western Australia—have let a $195 million (Aus.) contract to a joint venture of Malaysia’s Sapura Crest Petroleum and Norway’s Acergy for the installation of a suite of pipelines and offshore production facilities.
  • 10/05/2009 -- Ghana's GNPC lets contract for Jubilee oil field
    Ghana National Petroleum Corp. (GNPC) has selected Nigeria’s Oando PLC to lead a consortium that will develop offshore and onshore pipelines, a processing facility, and other infrastructure for the Jubilee oil field.
  • 10/05/2009 -- Oyong gas field off Indonesia comes on stream
    Santos Group’s Oyong natural gas field off Indonesia has been brought on stream as part of the field’s Phase 2 development.
  • 10/02/2009 -- US rig count gains another 7 units
    US drilling activity increased again this week, up 7 units to 1,024 rigs working, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 09/30/2009 -- StatoilHydro lets contract for Gullfaks A drilling facility upgrade
    StatoilHydro has awarded Aker Solutions a 50 million kroner front-end engineering design (FEED) study for upgrading the Gullfaks A drilling facilities.
  • 09/30/2009 -- Petrobras lets contract for basins off Brazil
    Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has awarded the Brazil business unit of Global Industries Ltd. a $70 million contract for diving, remotely operated vehicle, and construction services to be performed off Brazil in areas of the Campos, Santos, and Espirito Santo basins.
  • 09/29/2009 -- Aramco lets FEED, PMS contracts for Shaybah NGL program
    Saudi Aramco has awarded KBR a contract for an undisclosed sum for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) and project management services (PMS) for its Shaybah natural gas liquids program at Shaybah field in Saudi Arabia.
  • 09/29/2009 -- UT assessing carbon storage in Gulf of Mexico
    The University of Texas at Austin will use $6 million in federal and state grants to identify possible carbon sequestration sites on state-owned property under the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 09/28/2009 -- Santos-led JV lets contract for Casino-Henry gas field
    The Santos-led joint venture has awarded engineering and construction company Subsea 7 an $80 million contract to install a subsea pipeline for the Casino-Henry gas field development in the Otway basin off western Victoria.

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