Archives April 2014

Apr
30
2014

RWE Dea Egypt ramps up gas production at Disouq

By OGJ editors RWE Dea Egypt has ramped up natural gas production through its North West Khilala-1-4 (NWK-1-4) development well, which is part of the Disouq gas project in the Egyptian Nile Delta. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
28
2014

Bakken field production reaches 1 billion bbl mark

By OGJ editors Citing data from IHS, Continental Resources Inc. reported that Bakken field has surpassed 1 billion bbl of cumulative light, sweet crude oil production during this year’s first quarter. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
25
2014

EIA: Marcellus gas production continues to outpace takeaway capacity

By OGJ editors Rising production of natural gas in the Marcellus shale play in the Appalachian basin continues to outpace the growth in the region’s pipeline takeaway capacity, which has led to supply backups in the region, the US Energy Information Administration reported in a weekly gas report. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
25
2014

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count leaps to 1,861

By OGJ editors The US drilling rig count jumped 30 units to reach a total of 1,861 rigs working during the week ended Apr. 25, Baker Hughes Inc. reported. The US now has 107 more rigs working compared with this week a year ago. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
21
2014

Gazprom loads first oil shipment from Arctic’s Prirazlomnoye field

By OGJ editors JSC Gazprom Neft has loaded its first shipment of oil produced from Prirazlomnoye field, 60 km offshore in the Russian Arctic shelf. The field was discovered in 1989 and is the only Russian hydrocarbon development project in the Arctic shelf. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
21
2014

Petrobras hits production record in Santos, Campos basins

By OGJ editors Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) recently reached an oil production record of 428,000 b/d in company-operated fields in the Santos and Campos basins. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
21
2014

Suncor reports oil sands employee fatality

By OGJ editors Suncor Energy Inc. reported that an employee fatality occurred at its oil sands site on Apr. 20. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
21
2014

Oil and gas symbols

By Leena Koottungal Believed to be about 40,000 years old, the “Lion Man” from the Swabian Alps in Germany is widely accepted as the world’s oldest known statue. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
21
2014

Speakers debate states' oil, gas role at GMU conference

By Nick Snow States are better qualified than federal and local governments to regulate hydraulic fracturing and other unconventional oil and gas activities, two speakers agreed at an energy and environment conference at George Mason University’s School of Law. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

Apr
17
2014

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count holds steady at 1,831

By OGJ editors The US drilling rig count was unchanged from a week ago at 1,831 rigs working during the shortened holiday week that ended Apr. 17, Baker Hughes Inc. reported. …read more Source: Oil Gas Journal   

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