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Drilling Production 2010 P4

  • 11/24/2010 -- 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.
  • 11/23/2010 -- PTTEP buying stake in Statoil's Canadian oil sands
    Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) plans to pay Norway’s Statoil $2.2 billion for a 40% interest in an Alberta oil sands project.
  • 11/23/2010 -- PSA calls for deeper assessment of Gullfaks C drilling incident
    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) notified Statoil that it required the company to prepare additional assessments regarding the well-control incident that occurred while drilling Well 34/10-C-06A from the Gullfaks C platform.
  • 11/23/2010 -- 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.
  • 11/19/2010 -- 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.
  • 11/18/2010 -- Floating production system numbers continue to grow
    The number of floating production systems continues to increase, according to International Maritime Associates Inc.'s latest floating production report.
  • 11/18/2010 -- Ecopetrol, Pacific Rubiales see increased production in Colombia
    Colombia's Ecopetrol and partner Pacific Rubiales Energy announced the launch of new central processing facilities in their jointly owned Rubiales and Quifa heavy oil fields that will boost production by a total of 100,000 b/d.
  • 11/18/2010 -- Contracts let for Mariscal Sucre gas development off Venezuela
    Petroleos de Venezuela SA awarded an engineering, procurement, construction, management contract to Technip for developing the Mariscal Sucre Dragon and Patao gas fields off Venezuala.
  • 11/16/2010 -- 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.
  • 11/12/2010 -- 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.
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