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  1. Van Gogh development delayed by FPSO fire damage

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    Fri, 17 Apr 2009

    scheduled to come on stream in May but will now be delayed at least several months. Development will include two subsea drilling centers and a total of 10 production wells, two water injectors, and one gas injection well. The FPSO will be capable

  2. Deepwater Gunashli plans approved on Caspian PSA anniversary

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Oct 2004

    location. The Central Azeri subsea drilling template was installed in June ..... for 20 months. The 150-tonne subsea drilling template was installed in mid ..... disposal well. The East Azeri subsea drilling template was installed Dec

  3. Surface BOP technology steps into deeper water with DP vessels

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    Mon, 3 May 2004

    to increase from more than a few tens of feet, a subsea drilling system was developed in which the BOP is placed on ..... drilling in 10,000 ft water depth, conventional subsea drilling techniques call for a fifth-generation drilling

  4. BIG DEEPWATER FINDS BUOY GULF OF MEXICO OIL AND GAS PROSPECTS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 16 Dec 1991

    397, Enserch Exploration Inc., Dallas, expects to start production in late 1992 or early 1993 from three stacked subsea drilling and production templates in 1,410-1,520 ft of water on Mississippi Canyon Block 441. Production will flow to

  5. DIVERLESS SUBSEA SYSTEMS-2 FLOW LINE CONNECTIONS KEY ELEMENT IN SUBSEA PRODUCTION

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Mar 1993

    because of the large spans (potentially 200-300 ft) involved and the potential lifting and installation loads. Subsea drilling operations tend to further complicate the problem in terms of rough tolerances achieved regarding vertical well position

  6. STACKED SUBSEA TEMPLATES ACCELERATE DEEPWATER DEVELOPMENT

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 21 Oct 1991

    existing well as a production well, with four additional wells (two each at the A and B locations) to be drilled after subsea drilling templates have been installed. The C location will be developed with a subsea template or a lay-a-way tree system

  7. PETROBRAS SEEKS TO BOOST BRAZILIAN E&D DUE TO MIDEAST CRISIS

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    Mon, 10 Sep 1990

    will reclaim the world water depth record for production from the Placid Oil Co. group that installed a floating/ subsea drilling and production system in 2,243 ft of water in the Gulf of Mexico. That project was shut down as uneconomic earlier

  8. PROSPECT VARIETY LURES NEWCOMERS, HEATS COMPETITION IN GULF OF MEXICO

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Jul 1990

    drilled the hole in 1988. One ultradeepwater development project folded in April: the Green Canyon Block 29 floating/ subsea drilling and production system of Placid Oil Co. and partners. A project satellite well holds the gulf production water depth

  9. Technologies found to hike reserves, benefit HSE

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Apr 2000

    proponents considered the effects of cost-cutting initiatives as well as seven technology classes (Table 2): subsea , drilling , improved oil recovery, platform, seismic, floating production systems, and other technologies. Gains attributable

  10. Rotary-steerable technology lowers drilling time, well costs

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 20 May 2002

    rig, with complex directional horizontal producers in the Paleocene, Heimdal sandstones at about 2,050 m TVD subsea . Drilling operations experienced no hole problems or wellbore instability during the 15-well Jotun drilling campaign. The

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