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Lukoil vague on outcome of Sierra Leone exploratory well

Oct 22, 2013

Lukoil Overseas said its first exploratory well offshore Sierra Leone went to a total depth of more than 4,700 m and that the company identified oil-saturated reservoirs and took oil samples from Turonian sands.

Apache identifies cause of Zama water leak

Oct 22, 2013

Apache Canada said stress corrosion cracking in a flexsteel water-injection pipeline caused a produced-water release discovered June 1 at its Zama pilot project 150 km northwest of High Level, Alta.

Suncor resumes Canadian oil sands operations

Oct 22, 2013

Suncor Energy Inc. has resumed normal operations at its oil sands and in situ facilities after slowing them on Oct. 17 following a third-party supplier disruption of natural gas affecting the Wood Buffalo region of northeast Alberta, the company reported late on Oct. 18.

National Fuel touts Marcellus, Utica completions

Oct 22, 2013

National Fuel Gas Co., a subsidiary of Seneca Resources Corp., Williamsville, NY, said it produced 120.7 bcf of gas equivalent in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 45% more than the previous fiscal year, and that its proved gas and oil reserves are up 24% to a record 1,549 bcf of gas equivalent.

Sunshine, Renergy finalize Muskwa-Godin oil sands pact

Oct 22, 2013

Sunshine Oilsands Ltd., Calgary, has signed the previously announced joint operating agreement with Renergy Petroleum (Canada) Co. Ltd., an affiliate of Changjiang Investment Group Co. Ltd. of Hong Kong, with respect to Sunshine’s Muskwa and Godin area leases in Alberta’s Athabasca oil sands area.

EIA to release drilling productivity report

Oct 21, 2013

Starting Oct. 22, the US Energy Information Administration will release a new monthly drilling productivity report (DPR), which will provide “region-specific insights into rig efficiency, new well productivity, decline rates at previously existing wells, and overall production trends,” according to EIA.

Saudi Aramco project to lift Khurais flow

Oct 21, 2013

Saudi Aramco has let a contract to Foster Wheeler AG units for front-end engineering design (FEED) of a 300,000-b/d expansion of production capacity at the Khurais complex of oil fields, 150 km southeast of Riyadh. Current capacity is 1.2 million b/d of Arabian Light crude from Khurais, Abu Jifan, and Mazalij fields, which began production in 2009.

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count down to 1,739

Oct 18, 2013

The US drilling rig count lost 4 units to 1,739 rigs working during the week ended Oct. 18, Baker Hughes Inc. reported.

Canadian Natural Resources advances Horizon Oil Sands project

Oct 18, 2013

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. said it completed several milestones at its Horizon Oil Sands project in northern Alberta in the third quarter, en route to production of 250,000 b/d of synthetic crude oil by 2017.

Eastern Utah Harley Dome helium plant starts up

Oct 17, 2013

IACX Energy, Dallas, has begun extracting and selling helium from gas wells in Harley Dome field, Grand County, Utah.

Ontario oil producers back Enbridge line reversal

Oct 17, 2013

Proposed reversal of an Enbridge Inc. pipeline segment would open needed new markets for Ontario light oil producers, a spokesman for the Ontario Petroleum Institute told Canada’s National Energy Board in Toronto.

CNOOC begins production in two oil fields

Oct 17, 2013

China National Offshore Oil Corp. Ltd. said two oil fields have begun production.

Contact hails Kakwa Montney tight gas-liquids well results

Oct 16, 2013

Contact Exploration Inc., Calgary, said completion of its fourth operated horizontal Middle Montney formation tight gas-liquids well extends the scope and magnitude of the company’s East Kakwa project in Alberta.

PIRA: Shale production growth makes US largest liquids producer

Oct 16, 2013

US total oil supply is expected to average 12.1 million b/d this year, making it the world’s largest oil producer, PIRA Energy Group, an energy markets consulting firm in New York, reported. PIRA counts oil supply as all liquids, including condensates.

RWE, Sterling start UK Breagh gas production

Oct 14, 2013

RWE Dea UK started gas production Oct. 12 at Breagh field, one of the largest discoveries under development in the UK North Sea Southern Gas basin.

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