Archives June 2013

Jun
28
2013

US drilling rig count sinks 11 units to 1,748

By OGJ editors The US drilling rig count fell 11 units during the week ended June 21 to reach a total of 1,748 rotary rigs working, Baker Hughes Inc. reported. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

Jun
28
2013

Newfoundland’s Bay St. George basin sees drilling

Investcan Energy Corp. has reentered and plans to deepen the Hurricane-2 well on the 96-107 permit in western Newfoundland. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

Jun
27
2013

Wood Mackenzie study sees deepwater surge

Spending on deepwater drilling will increase worldwide to $114 billion in 2022 from $43 billion in 2012, according to a study by Wood Mackenzie. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

Jun
27
2013

Statoil lets contract for Snohvit CO2 work

Statoil has let a contract to Technip for pipeline and subsea installations related to an additional carbon dioxide injection well at a new CO2 injection template at Snohvit gas and condensate field in the Barents Sea offshore Norway. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

Jun
27
2013

BlackPearl delays Onion Lake thermal EOR

Construction of a thermal enhanced oil recovery project in Saskatchewan will be delayed by volatility in debt capital markets, says operator BlackPearl Resources Inc., Calgary. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

Jun
26
2013

API onshore drilling safety and reliability meeting gets under way

By Nick Snow More than 600 engineers and scientists assembled for meetings to examine and update the American Petroleum Institute’s onshore oil and gas drilling safety and reliability standards. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

Jun
24
2013

Statoil, Aker Solutions cancel Cat B rig

Statoil and Aker Solutions are canceling their contract for development of a new type of well-intervention and drilling rig, called Category B, designed to boost oil and gas recovery in fields on the Norwegian continental shelf (OGJ Online, Apr. 17, 2012). …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

Jun
24
2013

BP: US oil production growth hit record-high in 2012

By Conglin Xu The US recorded the largest single-year increase in oil production in 2012, according to the BP Statistical Review of World Energy. The review, released June 12, was the company’s 62nd annual report. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

Jun
21
2013

US drilling rig count sinks 12 units to 1,759

By OGJ editors The US drilling rig count fell 12 units during the week ended June 21 to reach a total of 1,759 rotary rigs working, Baker Hughes Inc. reported. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

Jun
21
2013

Total moves to develop Egina oil field offshore Nigeria

By OGJ editors Total SA, operator of the OML 130 license, and its partners have obtained approvals from Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) to award contracts to develop offshore Egina oil field. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal  

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