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Energy News Archive 2007

  Total launches Pazflor development
Petrobras celebrates production record
Mutineer-Exeter production update
Drilling commences on Kupe Gas Project
DNO revises Tawke estimates
BHP Billiton approves Kipper project
Kipper project sanctioned
BP commissions Atlantis platform
BHP Billiton ramps up Atlantis production
Dana Gas new Egypt gas discovery
Kyoto protocol-backed energy project
First commercial oil from Surmont Oil Sands Project
Ethanol plant powered by cow dung
North Alwyn still producing after 20 years
Total farms into Yemen
BP enters Canadian oil sands
BP starts deepest subsea multi-phase pump
Anadarko in Gulf of Mexico discovery
Total in new oil discovery offshore Angola
Sisi-Nubi gas fields come on stream in Indonesia
Henry gas field project sanctioned
Occidental wins Libyan contract
Shell MOU with Regal Petroleum update
GE Energy powering Polish biogas plant
Shell signs MOU with Regal Petroleum
Total enters in Chile
ExxonMobil explores Libya's Sirte Basin
Mango production starts offshore Trindad
First oil from Stybarrow offshore Australia
Saudi Aramco pipeline fire
Total in new discovery offshore Congo
BP major discovery Shah Deniz field
Biomass fuels plant
ExxonMobil seeks energy internationalism
BP awards first phase Oman appraisal contracts
ExxonMobil starts on second petrochemical project in Singapore
Production period extended on Bongkot field
Qatargas 2 offshore drilling program
DNO abandons Yemen well
GE Energy powering China plant
Santos plugs appraisal well
Chevron wins production period extension
Oil and gas rich Gulf seeks alternative energy
Total acquires three permits northeast of Ichthys
GGS-Spectrum Gulf of Mexico JV
Tahiti Project running late
Marimba North project starts production
Torrens Energy starts hot rock drilling
Lundin North Sea discovery
Total wins 12 deepwater Gulf of Mexico blocks
Tunisia success for Pioneer
Vicpet farmin agreement with Santos
Contact unveils Waikato wind farm
Pascagoula Refinery repairs underway
Outlar-1 well shows promise
Austral Pacific opens Cheal production station
Pluto LNG project approved
Helix gets LOI for Santos project offshore Australia
Husky Energy acquires exploration licence offshore Greenland
Cap Rock discovery well brought on line
Government approval for Gorgon development
Genghis Khan starts production
Pioneer starts production offshore South Africa
Crescent Petroleum success in Mubarek field
Production begins at Greater Plutonio
PTTEP surveys northeast Thailand
Bloggers in public debate on energy
Flax possibly Australia's largest onshore oilfield
Acergy wins Ormen lange contract
Pertra finds oil in Storskrymten
South Africa's first emissions credit-funded biogas plant
PTTEP's Myanmar project continues
Caspian spuds first well
SOCO Vietnam drilling update
Austral Pacific Energy Papua New Guinea program
Shell and Petronas sign strategic agreement
Statoil starts LNG production from Snohvit
Jean H. Freeborn-1 spuds
First oil from Oyong development
Technip awarded Congo contract
Shell to expand Motiva Port Arthur refinery
Cheal oil production station complete
BJ Services awarded OMV New Zealand contract
Renewables target ambitious but achievable
DNO ASA results from Ragnarrock well
Otway exports first gas
Technip awarded Enfield development contract
Shell celebrates 100 years of operations
BHP Billiton greenhouse gas reduction initiative
Aker Kvaerner completes Blind Faith semisubmersible
GlobalSantaFe new ultra-deepwater drillship
BG Group discovery offshore Brazil
Shell and PetroChina in long term supply deal for Gorgon LNG
Dana Gas oil discovery in southern Egypt
J. Ray jacket bound for India
JKX Oil & Gas Ukrainian drilling update
ONGC and BP in exploration pact
Lancer-1 drilling report, PEL 115, South Australian Cooper Basin
Clean coal project achieves significant milestone
Climate debate heats up in Brisbane
Technip awarded Statoil contract
Technip awarded Qatar refinery contract
Caspian drilling rig on site
Austral Pacific updates on Cardiff gas field
Anadarko discovery offshore West Africa
Rowena Wilcox prospect drilling contract signed
Aker Kvaerner breakthrough in Chinese market
Technip in green energy project
Foster Wheeler in IGCC feasibility study
Reindeer Field FEED starts
Chevron expands geothermal operations in Indonesia
BHP gas discovery offshore Australia
Technip awarded contract for Mirage field in the Gulf of Mexico
Chevron in significant oil discovery offshore Angola
Net energy useless and dangerous metric
New discovery for Dana Gas
Foster Wheeler feasibility study for coal-fired power IGCC plant
J. Ray McDermott awarded LTA by Saudi Aramco
Arabian BEMCO sets up KAEC power plant
Technip awarded contract for production platform in Nigeria
North Africa Hydrocarbon industry primed for growth
Technip Khursaniyah contract
Origin Energy awards contract for Power Station
Australia boosts offshore exploration
Geodynamics drilling major new well
Pipeline services carried out offshore Australia
Moonie to Brisbane pipeline incident
BJ wins India contract
Woodside approves Pluto LNG project
Technip awarded UAE gas contract
Giant Petroleum discovers new oil source in Texas
Wire logs to evaluate oil shows in Growler-2
TRUenergy climate change strategy
Growler-2 drilling report
Margarita gas project update
Babcock & Wilcox contract extension for waste-to-energy facility
DNO ASA spuds Lie prospect
Pioneer completes drilling operations in Nigeria
Technip awarded Polish refinery contract
Technip wins umbilical installation contract in the Gulf of Mexico
EB installs second offshore wind turbine
SOCO Vietnam drilling update
BJ Process and Pipeline Services expands pump unit fleet
Indago drilling update for the Al Jariya-1 well
Fugro wins Nigerian contract
Qatar Petroleum and Shell in new JV
PTTEP wins 6 exploration blocks in New Zealand
Occidental celebrates Dolphin gas delivery
Pioneer makes fifth discovery on Jenein Nord Block
Aker Kvaerner completes offshore commissioning project in Brazil
Wavefield Inseis secures seismic contracts in Asia Pacific region
Sakhalin Energy drills first offshore gas wells in Russia
DNO well results and new interests in Yemen
Riser management contract for Fugro
Aker Kvaerner wins major umbilical contract
BP takes delivery of world's largest LNG carrier
Technip awarded oil sands project contract
LNG tanker arrives in Sakhalin
Sakhalin Energy third platform successfully installed
Acergy wins Van Gogh contract
BHP Billiton approves Pyrenees project
Geodynamics drilling rig arrives in Brisbane
Margarita gas project in gas discovery
Caspian Oil & Gas drilling campaign underway
BP boosts UK gas supplies
Russian oil & gas services boom
Aggreko provides power to Gabon
BP and TNK-BP in Gazprom alliance
ExxonMobil meeting energy demand and addressing climate risks
Aggreko powers offshore platform
DNO ASA update on Tawke Development
Hudson-1 confirmed in Cooper-Eromanga Basin Permit
J. Ray McDermott and Fluor consortium awarded Poinsettia Project
International Bottom of the Barrel Technology Conference
Husky Energy land acquisition offshore Greenland
Fugro wins major seismic contract in Mexico
BJ Services awarded contract by Total
Margarita Gas Exploration Project
BHP Billiton outlines approach to climate change
Aabar farms out interest in Bulu concession
Victoria Petroleum in coal seam gas JV
Santos plans CO2 scheme
BP review of world energy shows shift
VetcoGray in Coogee Resources deal
Aker Kvaerner and SKF partnership
Lamprell CEO addresses AGM
Subsea 7 launches Seven Seas
Dana Gas new gas discovery in Egypt
China to build 30 new nuclear power plants
Sakhalin II production season starts
Weatherford pipeline project in Taiwan
Marathon and Naftogaz Ukrainy cooperation agreement
Sky Petroleum takes stake in Russian oil field
Technip awarded Norway contract
OMV gas discovery in Pakistan
Business can solve climate change
Pioneer makes fourth discovery in Tunisia
Chevron deal with National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago
BP major exploration and production deal with Libya
APEC energy ministers Darwin Declaration
Plectrum starts seismic operations in Tunisia
PA-B topsides ready to sail away
J. Ray McDermott wins Saudi Aramco offshore contract
Cougar plans major power station development in Pakistan
Aabar drills second well at Sebuku gas prospect in Indonesia
Large natural gas reserves discovered in China
APEC energy investment of over US$6 trillion needed by 2030
Foster Wheeler awarded contract for new refinery in Saudi Arabia
BP in fourteenth discovery off Angola
Victoria Petroleum on track for strong 2007
Contact welcomes resolution of geothermal resource consents
BP and Rio Tinto clean coal project for Western Australia
Qatargas raises LNG roof
Rio Tinto and BP in clean energy joint venture
Gastech 2008 call for papers
Red Fork Energy 12-well completion program
Early drilling proposed for Redback project
Extension to Cooper Basin ethane contract
Sunshine Gas operational update
Aggreko wins a third contract in Yemen
Aker Kvaerner wins Indian subsea contract
AGL gets second wind farm in South Australia
BJ Services expands hydrohammer fleet
Origin Energy expands Quarantine Power Station
Cougar Energy in JV with Metallica
Straits Asia Resources enters oil & gas sector
Caspian secures drilling rig
Aker Kvaerner wins drilling equipment contract
Weatherford wins Global Industries contract
Pioneer expands drilling program
Cougar Energy renewable energy storage project
Australian geothermal energy comes of age
Antares in Texas JV
CanArgo operations update
Oil recovery at Wirraway-1
Santos finalises Longtom contract
Dana Gas signs agreement with KIOEC
ExxonMobil sets new well drilling record
BP in ultra-deep water discovery offshore Angola
Occidental West Texas acquisition
Camden gas project update
BJ Services awarded Shell Nigeria contract
Environmental Defense takes on White House
Landmark Algerian contract for Scomi
UK onshore gas drill start for Australian explorer
Foster Wheeler awarded ERGMED contract
Aker Kvaerner/ERSAI lands Kashagan hook-up
Tests confirm new discovery in Tanzania
UK Energy Systems tests first Ebberston Moor well
BJ Services awarded Sasol contract
Statoil extends contract with Aker Kvaerner
Aker Kvaerner awarded subsea contract for Petrobras
Santos in PNG LNG pre-FEED study
Geodynamics accelerates hot rocks project
Foster Wheeler coker heater contract in China
Wirraway-1 drilling report
Antares in south Texas project
Scott-2 well flows gas
Crescent Petroleum meets with Iraqi Oil Ministry Officials
Kyrgyz drilling campaign
ExxonMobil's technology successful at Muroran refinery
Wirraway-1 expected to commence drilling shortly
Contact's target to cut electricity emissions
Pioneer discovers new gas field in Canada
RWE Dea strikes oil in Libya
PTTEP succeeded in drilling the 4th well at M9 in Myanmar
Spring Gully coal seam gas production expands
White Rose production rate increase
Pioneer in third discovery
Aker Kvaerner in police investigation
Aramco celebrates billion dollar deals
Composite Energy CO2 storage project
Aker Kvaerner awarded well services contract with BP
ExxonMobil signs new contract in Indonesia
Metocean design for Sheringham wind farm
Dana Gas, Emarat JV achieves key milestones
BHP Billiton expands petroleum exploration portfolio
Camden Gas updates
Saldanha Bay offshore fabrication yard
BJ Tubular Services awarded Brazil contract
BP and Tata create solar mega plant in Bangalore
Australian green energy company in second Indian deal
Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil complete RasGas project
AGR contracts rig for 2007 well campaign
PSL Energy Services secures strategic BP contract
Sydney Gas JV granted fourth production lease
Foster Wheeler wins Indian Oil Corporation contract
Oil shows in jingemia-11 development well
IXSEA sponsors Ampelmann Project
Silverstone Energy in second gas discovery
Leading Middle East energy show opens
Aker Kvaerner wins Polypropylene project in China
Austral Pacific Cheal Development updates
Sinopec secures drillship for JDZ
ExxonMobil plans over 20 project start-ups
Feedstocks and technology the key for biofuels to prosper
BJ Services wins Hess contract
Mexican contract for Veripos
Technip awarded Petrobas conract
PTTEP finds gas in two more wells
Foster Wheeler awarded CEPSA contract
BG India signs production sharing contract
Changbei natural gas field starts commercial production
Jingemia 11 oil development well commences
Caribbean contract for MTEM
Foster Wheeler wins Thailand contract
Foster Wheeler wins contract in Nigeria
Technip awarded Shenzi field contract
Metoc advises on New York Bay HVDC installation
MEOS 2007
Origin secures new exploration permits
BJ PPS completes Australian operation
Energy majors in Chinese JV
BJ Process and Pipeline Services completes Shell safety contract
Aventine adds two more Panda plants
New phase for Australia's first geosequestration project
J. Ray McDermott awarded North Belut contract
Foundation stone laid for Pearl Gas to Liquids project
Aker Kvaerner JV wins Sellafield contract
GE Energy uses cow manure for energy plant in India
BP drills Alaska test well
RWE Dea UK farms in to North Sea Block
Excelerate Energy inaugurates LNG GasPort
Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil launch Barzan Gas Project
Chevron awarded new acreage offshore Australia
Dana Gas to drill new wells
Solar power plant for Abu Dhabi
First VLCC loaded from BTC
Exxon Mobil 2006 reserves replacement
Foster Wheeler awarded Saudi Arabian contract
Plectrum awarded exploration licence
Phu Horm starts production
Ratanui-1 plugged and abandoned
Sakhalin-1 project goal reached
Industry optimistic on future energy supplies
Technip awarded Arthit contract
BG Group and Nigeria in LNG supply agreement
First LNG cargo arrives at Teesport
Santos awarded Indian exploration acreage
Occidental expects Elk Hills resumption soon
BJ services awarded contract by Enventure
Sakhalin deal with Osaka Gas
RWE Dea Norge granted exploration licenses
ExxonMobil signs agreement for Sirte Basin exploration
Cooper-Eromanga Basin drilling operations recommencing
Technip joint venture awarded New Zealand contract
Indago spuds Al Jariyal-1 on Jebel Hafit
Eremia 7 oil appraisal well commences
CGGVeritas promotes South Africa's licence round
Sunshine Gas JV granted offshore UK blocks
Australian hot rock energy breakthrough in Spain
Dredging contract for Saudi Aramco's Manifa field signed
BP increases natural gas recovery from San Juan Basin
Aker Kvaerner wins Statoil contract
BP Egypt offshore gas discovery offshore
BP oil discovery in Angola
BG Group secures Norwegian exploration acreage
Technip awarded UAE gas contract
J. Ray McDermott wins pipeline contract in Russia
J. Ray McDermott awarded East India oilfield contract
Foster Wheeler wins contract for refinery complex in India
B & W awarded environmental control equipment contract
PSL Energy Services wins Oman contract
Foster Wheeler wins EPC contract for refinery in Malaysia
Foster Wheeler wins Songo Songo Island contract
Santos meets forecast with record production
CB & I awarded LNG liquefaction contract
Sakhalin Energy awards high-tech contract to Russian company
AGR Group and Helix Energy acquire FPSO vessel
BP signs Oman gas deal
Santos wins Newmont gas supply contract
Gas discovery at Garcitas Ranch
BP implements safety recommendations
ABB wins contract to boost oil output in Algeria
China's energy security policy precedes climate security concerns
AGR Group signs up rig
GE powers South African landfill methane plants
Chevron Richmond Refinery fire
BP wind projects for 2007
BJ Process and Pipeline Services wins Nippon contract
Marracoonda 2 oil exploration well spuds
Aker Kvaerner subsea production system for India
Aker Kvaerner floater installation contract in Gulf of Mexico
DNO ASA - Yemen update
Downhole Products awarded BP contract
Camden JV update
Victoria Petroleum exploration drilling program update
Foster Wheeler wins clean fuels project in Turkey
DNO ASA Goliat update
First oil from Buzzard field in UK North Sea
GE Energy signs contract with Qatar company
Indago reports success offshore Oman
PTTEP finds more oil at Nang Nuan Project
Antares Energy exploration update
CanArgo Energy operations update
Technip wins hydrogen plant contract
Hess completes Pony deepwater sidetrack well
BG Group domestic gas sales agreement in Trinidad and Tobago
BG gets two new LNG ships
Safety conferences in the Middle east
Sunshine farm-in agreements with Westside complete
PTTEP discovers natural gas in Block M9, Myanmar
TGS starts new megaProject for Indonesia
Banjar Panji incident media reports