Archives August 2013

Aug
30
2013

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count unchanged at 1,776

By OGJ editors The US drilling rig count remained unchanged at 1,776 rotary rigs working during the week ended Aug. 30, Baker Hughes Inc. reported. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Aug
29
2013

Cenovus seeks expansion at Christina Lake in Alberta

By OGJ editors Cenovus FCCL Ltd., Calgary, has applied to the Alberta Energy Regulator for an expansion at the Christina Lake thermal project. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Aug
29
2013

Contracts let for full Umm Lulu development

By OGJ editors Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Co. (ADMA-OPCO) has let a $1.69 billion contract to a combine led by National Petroleum Construction Co. (NPCC) of Abu Dhabi and including Technip of France related to full-field development of Umm Lulu oil field offshore Abu Dhabi. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Aug
28
2013

ExxonMobil unit grants gravel-pack license

By OGJ editors ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co. has granted Weatherford International Ltd. a limited license to produce and deploy patented sand-control and completion technologies internationally for ExxonMobil and ventures in which it participates. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Aug
27
2013

IADC forms well-control training, assessment body

By OGJ editors The International Association of Drilling Contractors said it formed the Well Control Institute (WCI), a new industry body that will provide the drilling industry with “a single, universal well-control training and assessment standard.” …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Aug
27
2013

Dana hails Egypt flow, seeks outstanding payments

By OGJ editors Dana Gas, Sharjah, said its core operations in Egypt’s Nile Delta and its Egyptian Bahrain Gas Derivatives Co. gas processing plant in Ras Shukheir have remained stable during recent unrest in Egypt and moreover that the company has achieved record gas production of 200 MMscfd equivalent including more than 8,000 b/d of […]

Aug
26
2013

Sidetrack hikes Osprey to top Cook Inlet platform

By OGJ editors Miller Energy Resources Inc., Huntsville, Tenn., said its Cook Inlet Energy unit is producing its RU-1A sidetrack well in Alaska at a reduced rate while it conducts formation analysis after having brought the wellbore online on Aug. 17 at more than 700 b/d of oil at 5% water cut. …read more Source: […]

Aug
26
2013

Conflict in the UK

In a rapidly developing conflict between public welfare and environmental obstinacy in the UK, obstinacy has won a round. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Aug
26
2013

EOR upside anchors OMV-Statoil North Sea deal

OMV AG has agreed to acquire $2.65 billion in North Sea and Atlantic margin assets from Statoil ASA and has taken options on 11 exploration licenses. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Aug
23
2013

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count drops 15 to 1,776

By OGJ editors The US drilling rig count fell 15 units from a week ago to a total of 1,776 rotary rigs working during the week ended Aug. 23, Baker Hughes Inc. reported. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

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