Latest news

  • Iraq
    Permit Taza (formerly Block K42)
    24 Apr 2014 - On 23 Apr 2014, Taza-2 well was at 3255m & preparing to drill ahead in 8-1/2” hole. During the week, the well penetrated Jeribe Fm, encountering HC shows in line with prognosis, & 18m core was cut in the carbonate reservoir. Good recovery of the core was achieved & comprehensive analysis programme is planned.
  • Bolivia
    Gas Plant La Vertiente
    23 Apr 2014 - ANH has stepped up oversight duties including La Vertiente plant to comply with the public companies law which calls on the watchdog to supervise and inspect the entire hydrocarbons chain.
  • *International
    Offshore Unit Cidade de Paraty
    23 Apr 2014 - By the end of 2014, 15 more production wells will start up, of which five will be connected to the FPSO.
  • Colombia
    Pipeline Oleoducto Bicentenario de Colombia (Araguaney to CoveƱas) (OBC)
    23 Apr 2014 - Pacific Rubiales said it faced increased transportation costs of $2-2.50/bbl in 1Q14 due to extra pipeline costs and trucking expenses after attacks on the pipeline. Force majeure tariffs are also expected to cost an additional $2-2.50/bbl.
  • *International
    Offshore Unit Hercules 253
    23 Apr 2014 - Gulf Coast Energy Resources has contracted the Hercules 253 for a 60-day stint at a day rate of $104'000-106'000. Work to start on 30 Oct after a separate contract with EPL.
  • *International
    Offshore Unit ? (Le Tourneau Super 116E JU)
    23 Apr 2014 - The keel of its first rig order, the 350ft Le Tourneau Super Enhanced 116e (Le Tourneau Super Enhanced 116e), has been laid on schedule.
  • *International
    Alliance / Partnership Gazprom / OMV
    23 Apr 2014 - Gazprom and OMV officials met to discuss the current market environment for natural gas. Apart from the ongoing gas supply contract negotiations, the parties also discussed the current political situation, making it clear that Austria’s gas supply is a top priority.
  • *International
    Offshore Unit Global Producer III (GPIII) (GP3)
    23 Apr 2014 - Atkins has been awarded an engineering support contract covering 3 of Maersk's prod assets in UK North Sea. It will be supporting Maersk in offshore inspection, repair & maintenance operations on Gryphon FPSO, the Global Producer III FPSO & the Janice FPU for 365 days.