Archives November 2013

Nov
20
2013

ConocoPhillips group starts Jasmine field

By OGJ editors ConocoPhillips and partners have started production from Jasmine gas and condensate field in the central North Sea offshore the UK. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Nov
20
2013

Qatar Petroleum lets contract for Dukhan oil field

By OGJ editors Qatar Petroleum has let a $190 million engineering, procurement, installation, and commissioning contract to Kentz Corp. Ltd. for wellhead industrial control systems and corrosion protection for 775 wells in the Dukhan oil field in Qatar. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Nov
19
2013

BP adds two more rigs to Gulf of Mexico program

By OGJ editors BP PLC has added two more drilling rigs to its deepwater Gulf of Mexico fleet. The company said it now accounts for a record nine rigs in the region. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Nov
19
2013

Dana Gas lets contract for platform in Zora field

By OGJ editors Dana Gas has let a $17 million contract for fabrication of a platform for the Zora gas field. The contract is with Adyard Abu Dhabi, a subsidiary of Interserve PLC. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Nov
19
2013

Core program indicates Saskatchewan oil shale potential

By OGJ editors Questerre Energy Corp., Calgary, said results from the second core hole program on its oil shale acreage at Pasquia Hills in east-central Saskatchewan exceeded expectations. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Nov
18
2013

California issues proposed well stimulation requirements

By Nick Snow California’s Department of Conservation issued proposals to regulate hydraulic fracturing and other oil and gas well stimulation on Nov. 15, starting a 60-day public comment period on rules it hopes to finalize and have in place by Jan. 1, 2015. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Nov
18
2013

EnQuest to proceed with Kraken oil development in UK North Sea

By OGJ editors EnQuest PLC has given its go-ahead for development of the Kraken heavy oil field in the East Shetland basin of the UK North Sea. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Nov
18
2013

Oryx plots path to oil production in Iraq Kurdistan

Oryx Petroleum Corp., Calgary, said it believes it is months away from a commerciality declaration and could start oil production in mid-2014 from its Demir Dagh discovery in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Nov
18
2013

Tweeting the year's top news

By Steven Poruban Nearly about this time last year, this space contained a list of the top 10 OGJ Online stories—based on page views and average time spent on story pages—for 2012. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Nov
18
2013

Alaska North Slope/Beaufort tracts draw 92 lease bids

Winning offers totaled $5.4 million as several bidding groups submitted 92 bids for 91 North Slope and Beaufort Sea exploratory tracts in Alaska areawide lease sales Nov. 6. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

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