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Drilling Production 2010 P8

  • 10/18/2010 -- Legendre oil field to be decommissioned
    Apache Energy is planning to decommission Legendre oil field in the Carnarvon basin off Western Australia.
  • 10/15/2010 -- US applauds Inpex's withdrawal from Iran's Azadegan project
    The US has welcomed the withdrawal of Inpex Corp. from Iran's Azadegan oil field project, saying that the Japanese firm’s decision underlines the risks of doing business with the Middle Eastern country.
  • 10/15/2010 -- US drilling remains essentially flat
    US drilling activity was essentially flat this week with a net loss of only 1 rotary rig for a total of 1,670 working, Baker Hughes Inc reported.
  • 10/15/2010 -- Shell proceeds with Phase 2 of Parque das Conchas project
    Royal Dutch Shell PLC plans to proceed with Phase 2 of its Campos basin Parque das Conchas project, 62 miles off Brazil.
  • 10/14/2010 -- Njord tie-back planned for Gygrid
    Statoil plans to tie-back the fast-track Gygrid oil field development to the Njord semisubmersible production platform in the Norwegian Sea.
  • 10/13/2010 -- Bridge Energy to develop Vulcan East gas field off UK
    Bridge Energy ASA let a £1.8 million contract to ADIL, an independent energy consultancy, to manage the development of the Vulcan East gas field on Block 49/21 in the southern North Sea.
  • 10/12/2010 -- OMV, partners start oil production off New Zealand
    Austria’s OMV AG and its partners in the Taranaki basin off New Zealand began oil production from Manaia-1 well with initial flow of 4,000 b/d.
  • 10/12/2010 -- Trinidad and Tobago to offer sub-licenses for stranded gas
    The Trinidad and Tobago government identified at least 4 tcf of stranded gas that it intends to unlock by offering sub-licenses to companies in blocks operated by large multinational oil and gas companies.
  • 10/12/2010 -- Contracts let for Perla gas field facilities off Venezuela
    Eni Venezuela BV and Repsol YPF Venezuela Gas SA let contracts to Foster Wheeler AG's global engineering and construction group for prefront-end engineering and front-end engineering design of early production facilities for the Perla gas field in the Gulf of Venezuela.
  • 10/11/2010 -- Pennsylvania Marcellus rules protect environment, official says
    The Marcellus shale represents an amazing opportunity for Pennsylvania, and the state’s government has responded by enacting what probably are the nation’s toughest regulations covering well casing and cement, hydraulic fracturing fluid ingredient disclosures, and pressure tests before any well is drilled, a state environmental official said on Oct. 7.
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