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Bakken, deepwater Gulf of Mexico to boost Hess’s production

Nov 11, 2014

Hess Corp. plans to increase its production growth rate forecast by 6-10%/year during 2013-18, assuming $90-100/bbl Brent, anchored by production in the Bakken shale and deepwater Gulf of Mexico, the company said Nov. 10 during an investor presentation in Houston.

TAEP: TPI continues record pace, but threatened by falling oil prices

Nov 10, 2014

The Texas Petro Index (TPI), a composite index based on a comprehensive group of upstream economic indicators released by the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers (TAEP), continued on its record pace in September, reaching a score of 312.3, up 6% compared with September 2013.

BHI: US rig count down slightly during October, past week

Nov 7, 2014

The US drilling rig count dropped 4 units to settle at 1,925 rigs working during the week ended Nov. 7, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.

Overcapacity causes Statoil to suspend two rigs

Nov 6, 2014

Statoil ASA will suspend the Transocean Spitsbergen and Songa Trym drilling rigs for the remainder of the year—and may choose to extend the suspension beyond that period—following completion of work in mid-November because of overcapacity in its rig portfolio.

Sembcorp Marine gets contract for new jack up

Nov 5, 2014

BOT Lease Co. Ltd (BOTL), a leasing company of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, has let a $240-million contract to Sembcorp Marine subsidiary PPL Shipyard to build a jack up drilling rig. Japan Drilling Co. Ltd. (JDC) will serve as project coordinator.

Interpretation-ready datasets unlock exploration, development potential

Nov 3, 2014

Correctness, accuracy, and precision of raw data are critical for accurate petrophysical analysis; otherwise the interpretation of the rocks and fluids that comprise layers in the subsurface could lead to unprofitable development decisions.

BHI: US rig count makes gains in Kansas, modest rise overall

Oct 31, 2014

The US drilling rig count edged up 2 units to reach 1,929 rigs working during the week ended Oct. 31, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.

AEP unit to acquire Wolfcamp acreage for $726 million

Oct 30, 2014

American Energy–Permian Basin LLC (AEPB), an affiliate of Oklahoma City-based American Energy Partners LP (AEP), has completed or entered into definitive agreements with multiple parties to acquire acreage in the Wolfcamp shale of the central Midland basin, primarily in Reagan County, Tex., for $726 million.

Hibiscus, 3D Oil close on sale of license offshore Victoria

Oct 30, 2014

3D Oil Ltd., Melbourne, has completed the sale of its interests in Victorian offshore production licence Vic/L31 to Malaysian’s Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd.

Hess to develop deepwater gulf oil field

Oct 29, 2014

Production is to begin in 2018 from deepwater Stampede oil field in the Gulf of Mexico under a development plan approved by operator Hess Corp. and partners.

ConocoPhillips plans ANS drill site in Kuparuk field

Oct 27, 2014

ConocoPhillips has disclosed plans for a drill site on Kuparuk oil field on Alaska’s North Slope, representing the first new drill site on that location in more than a decade. Peak production is expected to reach 8,000 b/d of oil.

ATCE: Continued innovation needed to solve supply, demand conundrum

Oct 27, 2014

In a keynote speech at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technology Conference & Exposition (ATCE), SPE General Chairperson Matthias Bichsel emphasized the role of innovation in moderating the price of energy.

Vaalco launches Etame Marin drilling campaign offshore Gabon

Oct 17, 2014

Vaalco Energy Inc., Houston, has spudded the first well of a six-well development drilling campaign on the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon. Production from this well, Etame 8-H, is expected in December.

BHI: US drilling rig count drops 12 units to 1,918

Oct 17, 2014

The US drilling rig count declined 12 units to settle at 1,918 rigs working during the week ended Oct. 17, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.

Fifth Chevron-contracted drillship arrives in deepwater Gulf of Mexico

Oct 17, 2014

The latest deepwater drillship has arrived and started operations for Chevron Corp. in the Keathley Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico.

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