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BLM seeks comments on proposed Wyoming 3D seismic project

Oct 8, 2014

The US Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on a proposed 3D seismic exploration project in Sweetwater County, Wyo. BLM will prepare an environmental assessment of the proposed project and accept comments to help identify potential issues, concerns, ideas, and alternatives until Oct. 17, its Rawlins field office said.

Inpex reports early results from appraisal well off Brazil

Oct 8, 2014

Inpex Corp. reported early results from an appraisal well drilled in the Espirito Santo basin offshore Brazil.

 

Cairn makes oil discovery offshore Senegal

Oct 7, 2014

Cairn Energy PLC, Edinburgh, has made an oil discovery with the FAN-1 exploration well on the Sangomar Deep block, 100 km offshore Senegal.

Eni: World oil, gas reserves continue to rise

Oct 6, 2014

Italy’s Eni SPA has published its thirteenth edition of the World Oil & Gas Review, the annual statistics review of world oil and gas production, reserves, and consumption, with a particular focus on refining industry and crude quality.

Petrobras finds gas accumulation in Espirito Santo basin

Oct 6, 2014

Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has discovered a natural gas accumulation in the post-salt Espirito Santo basin, 72 km offshore Brazil’s Espirito Santo state.

Bahamas: Gravity data suggest existence of Triassic-Jurassic syn-rift

Oct 6, 2014

Recent analyses of gravity, magnetic, and seismic data in the southeastern region of the Bahamas provide clear evidence for the presence of a salt diapir at a depth of 5 km.

Permanent monitoring enhances life of field reservoir management

Oct 6, 2014

Although permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM) technology is in its infancy, certain components, such as life-of-field seismic (LoFS) systems, are becoming more commonplace.

IHS: Unconventional supply chain industries support growing number of jobs, revenues

Oct 6, 2014

A diverse group of industries supporting unconventional oil and gas producers has reaped a large portion of the economic rewards from development of these previously untapped resources, highlights an IHS study released Sept. 23.

ExxonMobil, Linn to make second asset exchange this year

Oct 6, 2014

ExxonMobil Corp. has agreed to trade interest in 500 net acres from South Belridge field near Bakersfield, Calif., to Linn Energy LLC, Houston, in exchange for 17,800 net acres encompassing the Permian basin in Texas and Delaware basin in New Mexico.

China accelerates shale gas development

Oct 6, 2014

China began tapping into its shale gas resources as early as 1996 (Table 1). But after a 2014 government report proposed that the nation "speed up the exploration and development of shale gas resources," the revolution is getting into full swing.

Shell begins production from Cardamom in Gulf of Mexico

Oct 6, 2014

Royal Dutch Shell PLC has started production from its Cardamom development on Garden Banks Block 427, about 225 miles southwest of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico.

Nelson-Farrar monthly cost indexes

Oct 6, 2014

RJD revitalizes mature Kansas oilfield

Oct 6, 2014

The benefits of horizontal drilling are not limited to previously undeveloped fields or by lithography.

Tight oil prompts new plan for atmospheric distillation heater

Oct 6, 2014

Distillation unit atmospheric heaters serve a vital role in crude oil processing. Any issues directly related to reduced capacity of a heater, such as elevated tube-skin temperatures (TSTs) and coking rates, require immediate attention.

Eurasian pipelines threaten LNG growth

Oct 6, 2014

Early LNG suppliers to the East Asian market, such as Malaysia and Indonesia, may be able to retain their market positions based on existing long-term contracts, but newer projects in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Persian Gulf states, and Mozambique could find themselves at commercial disadvantage if overland Eurasian infrastructure expansion proceeds.

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