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Drilling Production 2010 P6

  • 11/08/2010 -- Ivanhoe submits regulatory application for Tamarack SAGD project
    Ivanhoe Energy Inc. submitted a regulatory application to the government of Alberta for producing bitumen from the Tamarack steam-assisted gravity drainage project in northeast Alberta.
  • 11/08/2010 -- Production starts from Gjoa field off Norway
    Production started from Gjoa oil and gas field in Blocks 35/9 and 36/7 off Norway on Nov. 7.
  • 11/05/2010 -- Statoil completes report on Gullfaks C incident
    Statoil handed over to Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority a report on the incident that occurred on May 19 during the drilling of Well 34/10-C-06 AT5 on the Gullfaks C platform off Norway.
  • 11/05/2010 -- US drilling shows small increase
    US drilling activity increased for the second consecutive week, up by 11 rotary rigs to 1,683 working, vs. 1,078 rigs in the comparable week a year ago, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 11/03/2010 -- Barclays: Shift to liquids to have slight effect on US gas production growth
    The shift of capital spending and drilling toward liquids-rich and away from dry gas basins because of the relatively high price of oil to gas will only have a slight negative effect (if any) on US gas production, according to Barclays Capital Inc.
  • 11/03/2010 -- Barrett runs two rigs in Utah's West Tavaputs
    Keying off a record of decision on the federal environmental impact statement covering the West Tavaputs project in Utah’s Uinta basin, Bill Barrett Corp., Denver, expects to drill as many as 20 wells in the field by yearend.
  • 11/03/2010 -- BG revises upwards resource estimates off Brazil
    BG Group raised its estimate of economically recoverable gross resources by 2.7 billion boe for Tupi, Iracema, and Guara fields in the Santos basin, off Brazil. Its new estimate is 10.8 billion boe compared with 8.1 billion boe previously.
  • 11/03/2010 -- Contract let for Curlew field-life study
    Maersk FPSOs has let a contract for modification of its floating production, storage, and offloading vessel on the Curlew complex of fields in the central UK North Sea to accommodate a study of an extension of field life.
  • 11/01/2010 -- Hess plans to add another rig to Bakken play
    Hess Corp. plans this month to add another rig to its nine rigs already working in North Dakota’s Bakken oil play in the Williston basin, executives told analysts during a third-quarter earnings conference call.
  • 11/01/2010 -- US rig count makes minor rebound
    US drilling remained effectively flat with just a minor rebound of 3 rotary rigs to a total 1,672 working in the week ended Oct. 29, following a 1-rig loss the previous week.

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