Archives October 2013

Oct
31
2013

Shell moves ahead with Peace River in situ expansion

By OGJ editors Shell Canada Ltd. will proceed with its wholly owned, 80,000 b/d Peace River in situ expansion of the Carmon Creek project in Alberta. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Oct
31
2013

Fort Hills partners okay oil sands project

By OGJ editors Partners in the Fort Hills oil sands mine have approved development leading to production of as much as 180,000 b/d of bitumen. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Oct
31
2013

ConocoPhillips closes on $5.4 billion sale of Kashagan interest

By OGJ editors ConocoPhillips has closed on its sale of 8.4% interest in the North Caspian Sea production-sharing agreement to Kazakhstan state oil company KazMunayGas for $5.4 billion. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Oct
30
2013

Petrobras to charter another FPSO for Santos basin

By OGJ editors Guara BV, an affiliate of Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras), has signed a letter of intent to charter a floating production, storage, and offloading vessel for use on Block BM-S-9 in the Santos basin offshore Brazil. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Oct
30
2013

Ruby field gas flow starts offshore Indonesia

By OGJ editors Mubadala Petroleum, Abu Dhabi, reported the start of production from Ruby natural gas field offshore East Kalimantan, Indonesia. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Oct
30
2013

CNOOC starts Suizhong Bohai second phase oil output

By OGJ editors CNOOC Ltd. said it has started oil production from its wholly owned Suizhong 36-1 Phase II adjustment project in 30 m of water in the southern part of the Liaodong Bay portion of Bohai in China. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Oct
29
2013

Group tests remote methane-sensing methods

By OGJ editors An industry-government program will publish “over the coming months” results of experiments on remote methane-sensing technology with application in oil and gas production, reports the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Oct
28
2013

ConocoPhillips begins production at Ekofisk South

By OGJ editors ConocoPhillips has started oil production at the Ekofisk South development project in the Norwegian North Sea. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Oct
28
2013

Statoil releases ‘Snorre 2040’ development concept

By OGJ editors Norway’s Statoil ASA has recommended the construction of a new drilling and processing platform for extracting the remaining reserves from Snorre field in the North Sea. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Oct
28
2013

Gas flow starts at ExxonMobil's Kipper-Tuna-Turrum project

By Rick Wilkinson Oil and gas production has begun from ExxonMobil’s $4.5 billion (Aus.) Kipper-Tuna-Turrum project in Bass Strait offshore Victoria. Gas is flowing from the Tuna field while Turrum has produced its first oil. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

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