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Drilling Production 2013 P5

  • Tue Aug 13 12:13:00 CDT 2013 -- Petrobank works to boost Kerrobert output
    Petrobank Energy & Resources Ltd., Calgary, is testing two strategies to expand the combustion zone and raise production in a pioneering thermal heavy-oil project in Saskatchewan.
  • Mon Aug 12 11:22:00 CDT 2013 -- Chad group preparing to start oil production
    Caracal Energy Inc., Calgary, said it will initially ship 468,000 bbl of line fill from its wells in southern Chad as it continues to make progress toward producing into the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline.
  • Tue Aug 06 15:58:00 CDT 2013 -- Denbury oil output climbs with Bell Creek start-up
    Denbury Resources Inc., Plano, Tex., reported record oil production in the quarter ended June 30 and said it foresees lower output in the third quarter before total and tertiary production resume their sequential growth in the fourth quarter.
  • Fri Aug 02 14:31:00 CDT 2013 -- Cenovus seeks oil sands project expansion
    Cenovus FCCL Ltd. has filed applications for Phase J expansion at its Foster Creek thermal oil sands project 90 km north of Cold Lake, Alta.
  • Fri Aug 02 12:54:00 CDT 2013 -- US drilling rig count up another 6 units to 1,782
    The US drilling rig count increased another 6 units during the week ended Aug. 2 to reach a total of 1,782 rotary rigs working, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • Fri Jul 26 13:00:00 CDT 2013 -- US drilling rig count rises 6 units to 1,776
    The US drilling rig count increased 6 units during the week ended July 26 to reach a total of 1,776 rotary rigs working, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • Mon Jul 15 13:03:00 CDT 2013 -- Miller restarting Redoubt Shoal wells at higher oil rates
    A subsidiary of Miller Energy Resources Inc., Knoxville, said its RU-2A sidetrack well in Redoubt Shoal field in Alaska’s Cook Inlet has produced at a 21-day average of 1,314 b/d of oil with 15% water cut.
  • Mon Jul 15 12:34:00 CDT 2013 -- Study notes cost hike in deepwater gulf
    The average unit operating cost of oil and gas production in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico increased by about 45% during 2010-12 but, at less than $5/boe, still provided “highly attractive” oil netbacks, according to a study by Ziff Energy Group.
  • Fri Jul 12 12:56:00 CDT 2013 -- US drilling rig count gains 2 units to 1,759
    The US drilling rig count made a 2-unit gain during the week ended July 12 to reach a total of 1,759 rotary rigs working, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • Fri Jul 12 11:39:00 CDT 2013 -- Lundin runs EOR screening test at Sverdrup appraisal
    A unit of Lundin Petroleum AB, Stockholm, reported positive results from an appraisal well on the east side of Johan Sverdrup field offshore Norway in which it ran an enhanced oil recovery test.
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