Production News

CERA14: Cost, Cost, Cost

Mar 05, 2014

Total Chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie (pictured) used his IHS CERAWeek keynote to encourage the oil industry audience to change the way oil and gas companies manage their assets. De Margerie discussed how the industry cannot tolerate rising capital expenditures…

Produced water monitoring tool launched

Mar 03, 2014

Oil and gas chemical monitoring firm LUX Assure is to present a new produced water monitoring technology at the ITF Technology Showcase in Aberdeen this week. MOTEYE has been developed to monitor produced water being used for reinjection…

Tullow acquires North Sea permit

Feb 27, 2014

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has issued a drilling permit to Tullow Oil Norge for well 31/2-21 S, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 31/2-21 S will be drilled from the Borgland Dolphin drilling facility in position 60° 58'16…

KrisEnergy quits Thai block, adds Indonesian PSC

Feb 27, 2014

Singapore-based KrisEnergy Ltd. has added an operatorship offshore Indonesia, and also announced it will not acquire the G3/48 exploration licence in the Gulf of Thailand. KrisEnergy announced in January that it had been seeking a 60%…

Petrobras pre-salt output rises

Feb 25, 2014

On 20 Feb, oil production in fields operated by Petrobras in the Santos and Campos Basin pre-salt accumulations rose to 407,000bpd, a record daily output. It has taken eight years to achieve this level of output since initial discovery in 2006…

Proserv buys KRG

Feb 11, 2014

Energy production technology services company Proserv has bought KRG Industries Ltd from majority shareholder Torishima Pump Mfg. Co. Ltd, (Torishima) in Japan. KRG provides precision engineering services to the oil and gas and aerospace and defense industries…

Amstel field starts production

Feb 10, 2014

GDF SUEZ announced that the Amstel field oil production has started from its newly installed Q13a-A production platform off the Dutch coast. After the acquisition of 50% into the Q13a offshore production license in 2010, GDF SUEZ Dutch…

QGEP strikes big in Atlanta

Feb 06, 2014

Results of the first well drilled in the Atlanta post-salt oil field off Brazil were better than operator Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção (QGEP) and its partners anticipated, according to an announcement the Brazilian company made Wednesday…

First oil from Mars B field

Feb 04, 2014

A closer look at the integration and delivery of first oil in Mars B through the Olympus tension-leg platform.

Voices OE February

Feb 01, 2014

Waves of progress. With several mega projects underway, OE asked: Can floating LNG be done economically on a smaller scale? The obvious answer is that we believe so, but it depends on the application. Wison Offshore & Marine sees smallerscale…

Huntington resumes production in UK

Jan 31, 2014

During Q4 2013, Iona produced on average 3280 boe/d as Huntington ramp-up continued to increase following the previously announced curtailment of production by the operator of the Central Area Transmission System from mid-September to late November 2013…

Enoch restart due

Jan 31, 2014

The North Sea Enoch oil field is due back on stream in early 2014, following restoration work on a new subsea tree and production testing. The Enoch field is on the border between the Norwegian and UK continental shelf, inBlock 15/5,in the southern part of the North Sea…

BPZ Energy strikes anew at Albacora

Jan 24, 2014

BPZ Energy announced positive year-end results from Block Z1, off Peru. The company said that it boosted Block Z1's current gross production levels in excess of 4,900 bo/d, and that several more development wells are planned to be drilled in the area…

FMC wins Pemex contract for wellheads

Jan 24, 2014

FMC Technologies Inc.  announced today that it signed a 3-year contract with Pemex Exploration and Production to manufacture and supply surface wellheads to support drilling and well maintenance programs in the Gulf of Mexico. The award…

Iceland divvys final Dreki license

Jan 22, 2014

Iceland’s National Energy Authority, Orkustofnun,  granted a license for the Dreki area to CNOOC Iceland ehf, Eykon Energy ehf, and Petoro Iceland AS in the third and final round for the region. CNOOC Iceland, subsidiary of CNOOC International ltd…

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