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  1. Apache secures FPSO for Van Gough oil field

    Online Articles

    Tue, 8 May 2007

    to begin producing about 40,000 b/d of 20° gravity oil in 2009. The converted vessel will be linked to two subsea drilling centers having 10 production wells, two water injection wells, and one gas injection well. Apache has a 52.5

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

    Magazine Articles

    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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. OPERATORS BOOST OFFSHORE ACTION WHERE LEASES, PERMITS AVAILABLE

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    Mon, 4 Jun 1990

    Placid Oil Co. and partners shut down their floating/ subsea drilling and production system on Green Canyon Block 29. It ..... in 1,462 ft of water north of the Green Canyon 29 subsea drilling /production template. The satellite set a gulf production

  7. WORLD'S FIRST CONCRETE TLP TAKES SHAPE OFF NORWAY

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 15 Aug 1994

    predrilling program of nine wells in April, as well as batch setting 30 in. and 20 in. casing in all 56 slots of the subsea drilling template. The operation was completed 5 months ahead of schedule and with a cost saving of 200 million kroner

  8. U.K. SECTOR BUSY DURING WEATHER WINDOW

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 20 Aug 1990

    b/d of oil and accommodate 24 wells. Piper Bravo will cost 580 million ($1.04 billion). A 200 metric ton subsea drilling template was installed at the new Piper location. Occidental plans to drill as many as six production wells before

  9. SELECTING TLP SUBSEA WELLHEAD REQUIRES COMPLEX PROCESS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 16 Dec 1991

    also impact TLP drilling rig design. DEVELOPMENT PLANS Predrilled TLP production wells are simplified, and standard subsea drilling equipment and techniques can be used. Subsea BOP equipment up to 21 1/4 in. size is available. To avoid any subsea

  10. INTERNATIONAL BRIEFS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 21 Oct 1991

    gas field off Norway (OGJ, Sept. 2, p. 57). Rosenberg Verft yard, Stavanger, will build an $8.75 million subsea drilling template weighing 2,000 metric tons with slots for 56 wells. Kvaerner Engineering AS will provide detailed design

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