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TAEP’s Texas Petro Index sets another record in August

Oct 2, 2013

The Texas Petro Index, a composite index based on a comprehensive group of upstream economic indicators, reached a record-high 289.8 in August, surpassing the previous record of 288.2 set in July.

TransAtlantic updates southeast Turkey operations

Oct 1, 2013

TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd., Dallas, said it has five horizontal wells awaiting completion with a coiled tubing unit in southeastern Turkey, where it is running three rigs.

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count drops to 1,744

Sep 27, 2013

The US drilling rig count dropped 17 units to 1,744 rotary rigs working during the week ended Sept. 27, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.

BLM outlines strategy to clean up Alaska legacy wells

Sep 25, 2013

Half of the 136 wells the US government drilled in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska from 1944 to 1982 require no further action, the US Bureau of Land Management said as it issued its final plan to address these “legacy” wells.

Halliburton pleads guilty to Macondo evidence charge

Sep 20, 2013

Halliburton Energy Services Inc. pleaded guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the 2010 Macondo deepwater well blowout, and was sentenced to pay the maximum $200,000 fine, the US Department of Justice said on Sept. 19.

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count falls to 1,761

Sep 20, 2013

The US drilling rig count lost 7 rigs to settle at 1,761 rotary rigs working during the week ended Sept. 20, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.

Shell starts Prelude drilling

Sep 17, 2013

Royal Dutch Shell PLC has started drilling the first of its seven development wells in Prelude natural gas field in the Browse basin offshore Western Australia.

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count edges up to 1,768

Sep 13, 2013

The US drilling rig count added 1 rig to 1,768 rotary rigs working during the week ended Sept. 13, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count falls to 1,767

Sep 6, 2013

The US drilling rig count dropped 9 rigs to 1,767 rotary rigs working during the week ended Sept. 6, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.

Cuadrilla submits planning application for southern England well

Sep 6, 2013

Cuadrilla Resources Ltd. said it decided to submit a new planning application to cover the flow testing of an oil exploration well at Lower Stumble, Balcombe, in southern England.

Ensco accepts delivery of Ensco DS-7 ultradeepwater drillship

Sep 5, 2013

Ensco PLC has taken delivery of Ensco DS-7, an advanced-capability, ultradeepwater drillship.

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count unchanged at 1,776

Aug 30, 2013

The US drilling rig count remained unchanged at 1,776 rotary rigs working during the week ended Aug. 30, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.

IADC forms well-control training, assessment body

Aug 27, 2013

The International Association of Drilling Contractors said it formed the Well Control Institute (WCI), a new industry body that will provide the drilling industry with “a single, universal well-control training and assessment standard.”

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count drops 15 to 1,776

Aug 23, 2013

The US drilling rig count fell 15 units from a week ago to a total of 1,776 rotary rigs working during the week ended Aug. 23, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.

Black Elk platform explosion caused by contractors, investigator says

Aug 21, 2013

A third-party investigator concluded that a failure by contractors to follow standard safety practices caused the November 2012 explosion and fire on an oil production platform operated by Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations LLC in the Gulf of Mexico

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