Archives December 2013

Dec
31
2013

BLM Rock Springs office issues Monell-Arch field decision

By Nick Snow The US Bureau of Land Management found no significant potential impact from Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s proposed development of the Monell and Arch units of the Patrick Draw oil and gas field, BLM’s Rock Springs field office said as it issued a decision record. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Dec
30
2013

BP lets contract for Shah Deniz stage 2 project

By OGJ editors BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd. has let a contract to KBR for the engineering and procurement support services for the Shah Deniz stage 2 project in the Azerbaijan section of the Caspian Sea. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Dec
30
2013

Statoil resumes production at Statfjord A platform after leak

By OGJ editors Statoil ASA resumed production from its Statfjord A platform in the North Sea on Dec. 29 after an oil and gas leak was reported on Dec. 28. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Dec
27
2013

US land, oil drilling dips to 1,757 units in latest rig count report

By OGJ editors Rigs drilling on land and for oil took the biggest hit in the latest US drilling rig count report, released by Baker Hughes Inc. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Dec
27
2013

API notes 23.1% rise in US drilling outlays in 2012

By Nick Snow Oil and gas producers spent an estimated $153.7 billion to drill US wells in 2012, 23.1% more than in 2011, the American Petroleum Institute said in its latest Joint Association Survey of Drilling Costs. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Dec
23
2013

EIA: US to approach highest oil production level since 1970

US crude oil production is expected to approach the historical high achieved in 1970 of 9.6 million b/d through 2016, the US Energy Information Administration said in an early release of its Annual Energy Outlook 2014. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Dec
20
2013

Lukoil begins second-stage construction for Filanovsky field

By OGJ editors OAO Lukoil said construction has begun on the living quarters platform (LQP-2) for the second stage of development of the Vladimir Filanovsky field in the northern Caspian Sea. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Dec
20
2013

Crude Oil and the Syrian Conflict

Noticed something whirring overhead? Must be the smell of drama. It seems that the Arab countries are willing to fund the entire operation of any U.S. military adventure in Syria. Says, Secretary of State John Kerry, “That’s how dedicated they (Arab Gulf states) are at this. That’s not in the cards, and nobody’s talking about […]

Dec
20
2013

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count drops to 1,768

By OGJ editors The US drilling rig count relinquished 14 units to settle at 1,768 rigs working in the week ended Dec. 20, Baker Hughes Inc. reported. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Dec
19
2013

Imperial Oil files applications for Aspen oil sands project

By OGJ editors Imperial Oil Limited, Calgary, has filed regulatory applications for a new oil sands project that would have three phases of 45,000 b/d each and use steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) technology. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

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