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New analytics, modeling improve subsalt drilling safety

Mar 2, 2015

Analytical models driven by advanced computing capacity and by numerical and physical models improve safety while drilling ultradeepwater subsalt basins.

BHI: Overall US rig count drops slightly, but oil rigs continue rise

Jul 31, 2015 A week after jumping by its highest margin since April 2014, the overall US drilling rig count lost 2 units during the week ended July 31 to settle at 874, according to data from Baker Hughes Inc.

BLM seeks comments on proposed Fidelity E&P Utah oil and gas project

Jul 30, 2015

The US Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on Fidelity Exploration & Production Co.’s proposed oil and gas project 17 miles northwest of Moab, Utah.

Latest Texas Petro Index shows ‘economic disconnect’

Jul 29, 2015

The Texas Petro Index (TPI) for June indicates that crude oil and natural gas production and jobs estimates in the Lone Star State increased from May despite the unfavorable economic climate.

SSE E&P UK buys interest in West of Shetland fields for $876 million

Jul 29, 2015

SSE E&P UK Ltd. has agreed to acquire 20% interest in Laggan, Tormore, Edradour, and Glenlivet fields in the West of Shetland area from Total SA for $876 million.

BHI: US rig count jumps 19 units to 876

Jul 24, 2015

The US drilling rig count jumped 19 units to reach 876 during the week ended July 24, according to data from Baker Hughes Inc.

Statoil drilling first production well at Gina Krog field

Jul 23, 2015

Statoil ASA has started drilling the first production well at Gina Krog field, 30 km northwest of Sleipner in the North Sea (OGJ Online, Oct. 28, 2014).

OGUK updates guidelines for well abandonments

Jul 23, 2015

Oil & Gas UK has released updated guidelines for abandonment of wells, including cost estimates.

BSEE grants Shell limited drilling rights for Chukchi project

Jul 23, 2015 The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has grated conditional approval to Royal Dutch Shell PLC of two applications for permits to drill (APD) to conduct limited exploratory d...

EPA needs to improve oversight of fracing with diesel, OIG report says

Jul 20, 2015 The US Environmental Protection Agency needs to improve its oversight of hydraulic fracturing using diesel fuels and address any compliance issues, EPA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) said. The...

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