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Drilling Production 2012 P9

  • 03/13/2012 -- Egypt: North Shadwan concession oil output starts
    BP Exploration (Delta) Ltd. has started oil production from NS377 field on the North Shadwan concession in Egypt’s southern Gulf of Suez.
  • 03/14/2012 -- ERCB approves Gemini oil sands project
    Koch Oil Sands Operating ULC has received conditional approval to build and operate the Gemini thermal oil sands project near Beaverdam in the Cold Lake area of Alberta.
  • 03/14/2012 -- Aker Solutions to design Norwegian Sea spar
    Statoil SA has let contract to Aker Solutions for front-end engineering and design of a novel spar platform for Luva gas and condensate field in the Norwegian Sea, which has been renamed Aasta Hansteen.
  • 03/14/2012 -- CNRL restarting Horizon bitumen upgrader
    Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. has begun to restart the Horizon bitumen upgrader, which it shut down Feb. 5 for unplanned maintenance on the fractionating unit (OGJ Online, Feb. 15, 2012).
  • 03/14/2012 -- Suncor upgrader gets unplanned maintenance
    Suncor Energy expects one of its two bitumen upgraders in Fort McMurray, Alta., to be offline for 3-5 weeks while it conducts unplanned maintenance related to fractionator performance.
  • 03/15/2012 -- API: EPA's proposed emission rules would slow unconventional drilling
    New Source Performance Standards proposed by the US Environmental Protection Agency would slow drilling, resulting in less oil and natural gas production, lower royalties to the federal government, and lower tax payments to state governments, according to an American Petroleum Institute study.
  • 03/16/2012 -- Sprawling Enyenra oil field appraised offshore Ghana
    Tullow Oil PLC said its Enyenra-4A appraisal well confirmed the existence of oil in good quality sandstone reservoirs in the southern part of Enyenra field offshore Ghana and the company is running injectivity tests to support waterflood design.
  • 03/16/2012 -- US drilling rig count climbs 11 units to 1,984
    US oil and gas drilling activity this week increased by 11 units to 1,984 total rigs working. The rig count for the week ended Mar. 16 was up by 264 rigs from the comparable period a year ago, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 03/19/2012 -- MEG Energy starts Surmont consultation
    MEG Energy Corp. will begin formal stakeholder consultation leading to regulatory applications to develop oil sands leases in the Surmont area of Alberta.
  • 03/20/2012 -- Contract let for Hout tripod platform
    Al-Khafji Joint Operations (KFJO), which manages offshore fields in the Partitioned Neutral Zone of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, has let a contract to McDermott International Inc. for engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of a platform in Hout oil field.
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