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Drilling Production 2013 P6

  • 07/11/2013 -- Corbett asks commission to lift moratorium on gas drilling
    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has asked the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to remove a 3-year moratorium on natural gas drilling from the Marcellus shale.
  • 07/05/2013 -- Idemitsu Norge acquires H-Nord interest
    Idemitsu Petroleum Norge AS has acquired ExxonMobil E&P Norway’s 25% interests in two production licenses in the North Sea offshore Norway, including one on which H-Nord oil field is under development (OGJ Online, Oct. 13, 2012).
  • 07/05/2013 -- Worker missing after rig sinks off Angola
    Saipem said it was searching for a missing Bulgarian worker following the July 1 sinking of a jack up drilling rig near the mouth of the Congo River between Angola and Congo (former Zaire).
  • 07/03/2013 -- Ghana’s Jubilee reaches 110,000 b/d production
    Oil production from Jubilee field offshore Ghana has increased steadily since the beginning of 2013 towards the floating production, storage, and offloading design capacity and is currently producing at about 110,000 b/d, said Tullow Oil PLC.
  • 07/02/2013 -- CNOOC starts up Pearl River Mouth basin oil field
    CNOOC Ltd. said it has placed on production its 100% owned Wenchang 8-3E oil field in the western Pearl River Mouth basin offshore China.
  • 06/27/2013 -- Statoil lets contract for Snohvit CO2 work
    Statoil has let a contract to Technip for pipeline and subsea installations related to an additional carbon dioxide injection well at a new CO2 injection template at Snohvit gas and condensate field in the Barents Sea offshore Norway.
  • 06/26/2013 -- API onshore drilling safety and reliability meeting gets under way
    More than 600 engineers and scientists assembled for meetings to examine and update the American Petroleum Institute’s onshore oil and gas drilling safety and reliability standards.
  • 06/21/2013 -- US drilling rig count sinks 12 units to 1,759
    The US drilling rig count fell 12 units during the week ended June 21 to reach a total of 1,759 rotary rigs working, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.
  • 06/20/2013 -- FPSO en route to Papa Terra heavy oil field offshore Brazil
    The P-63 floating production, storage, and offloading vessel left the Quip/Honorio Bicalho shipyard in Rio Grande, Brazil, after the modules were integrated, and the platform was commissioned, Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) said.
  • 06/13/2013 -- Statoil to ship first Asgard subsea compression component to site
    Statoil ASA will have the first piece of subsea compression equipment to be used in developing the Asgard natural gas basin off Norway leave port for the site on June 17, with the manifold module following shortly thereafter.

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