-- TAQA restarts Rijn oil production off Netherlands Abu Dhabi National Energy Co. PJSC (TAQA) restarted oil production from Rijn field off the Netherlands. The field lies on Block P15, 40 km northwest of Rotterdam, in 82 ft of water. It had been shut in for 12 years.
-- DOI officials, shallow-water drillers differ on permit progress Top officials from the US Department of the Interior and shallow-water drilling contractors emerged from a Nov. 22 meeting in Houma, La., with differing assessments of the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement’s drilling permit process under new regulations outlined in a June 8 notice to lessees.
-- US rig count slips lower US drilling activity dipped this week after three consecutive weeks of small increases, with 1,677 rotary rigs now working, down 8 from the previous week, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
-- Halliburton adds frac fluid additive section to web site Halliburton Co. has established a new section of its corporate web site devoted to hydraulic fracturing that includes information about the identity and common uses of additives in its fracing products, the oil field services company reported.
-- Statoil lets contracts on two more fast-track projects Statoil let a $90 million contract to Subsea 7 Ltd. for the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of pipelines and control cables for connecting the PanPandora and Katla fast-track developments in the North Sea to existing production installations.
West Engineering Services and IBM will discuss how the oil & gas companies are driving toward both greater productivity and reduced risk through new integrated operation approaches. These companies are deploying new processes and better leveraging technology to achieve these dual goals.
This webinar is the second of a two part series which will discuss how Petris provides integrated solutions using a common data model that ensures efficient workflows across field operations - capital planning, drilling and production data management and facilities.
Originally recorded live from SPE/IADC in Amsterdam, this webcast and press event is now available for on demand viewing.
Halliburton announces the results of a twelve-month, multi-pilot project to document and begin the global roll-out of this integrated workflow approach. Case studies are presented to show how the workflow was applied to integrate traditionally-siloed people, processes and technology to drive improved performance for multiple operators. Following the opening presentation will be executive presentations and discussion on what operators and service companies must do to drive this change, and how technology innovation is pushing continued improvements in performance.
A question and answer session with both the live and webcast participants follows the presentations.
This event is now available for on demand viewing.