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Drilling Production 2010 P10

  • 09/29/2010 -- API urges ending moratorium once new deepwater rules emerge
    The deepwater drilling moratorium should be lifted promptly once the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement issues new safety regulations, an American Petroleum Institute official said.
  • 09/29/2010 -- KOC eyes output capacity of 3.65 million b/d
    Kuwait Oil Co. has set a production capacity target of 3.65 million b/d of oil, which it hopes to achieve by 2020 and maintain through 2030.
  • 09/28/2010 -- Total to install reelable electrically trace flowline at Islay
    Total E&P UK Ltd. awarded Technip a €70 million engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contract that includes a 6-km reelable, electrically trace heated pipe-in-pipe flowline for the Islay gas field on UK Block 3/15 and Norway Blocks 29/6a and 29/6c.
  • 09/27/2010 -- European countries reject offshore drilling ban proposal
    A group of 15 environment ministers representing European countries with an interest in the northeast Atlantic Ocean opposed a proposal for a moratorium on deepwater oil drilling in the area.
  • 09/27/2010 -- Halliburton officials defend Macondo well's cement job
    Cementing of BP PLC’s ill-fated Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico took place after extensive tests, followed the operator’s specifications, and showed no signs of problems in the hours before the well blew out on Apr. 20 and its semisubmersible drilling rig exploded, killing 11 workers, Halliburton Co. officials told a federal panel on Sept. 26.
  • 09/24/2010 -- US rig count declines
    US drilling activity fell this week, down 11 rotary rigs to 1,650 still working but well ahead of the 1,017 units running in the comparable week a year ago, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 09/24/2010 -- Weir horizontal multifrac oil, gas wells on test
    NGAS Resources Inc., Lexington, Ky., is placing under test its first two horizontal wells in Mississippian Weir sandstone in Roaring Fork field in the Appalachian basin.
  • 09/23/2010 -- Suncor completes tailings pond reclamation
    Suncor Energy has completed the reclamation of a tailings pond at its oil sands mining operation north of Fort McMurray, Alta., in what it says is the first such achievement in the oil sands industry.
  • 09/22/2010 -- BHP Billiton shuts down Angostura field
    BHP Billiton Petroleum (Trinidad 2c) Ltd. will shut down for 3 months its operations at Angostura field off Trinidad and Tobago’s northeast coast as it installs facilities for production of natural gas.
  • 09/21/2010 -- Total lets CLOV subsea contract to FMC
    Total Exploration & Production Angola let a contract worth $520 million to FMC Technologies Inc. for the manufacture and supply of subsea production equipment for the four-field, deepwater CLOV development off Angola (OGJ, Aug. 16, 2010, Newsletter).
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