Production News

Shell Lifts First Crude Oil From The Majnoon Oilfield

SOURCE: Shell | 07 April 2014

Shell announced today that the Majnoon oilfield it operates in partnership with South Oil Company (SOC), Petronas and Missan Oil in Southern Iraq has successfully exported its first shipment of crude oil to Shell trading, a significant milestone for the oilfield.

Gudrun On Stream

SOURCE: Statoil | 07 April 2014

At 07.25 on 7 April, Statoil and its partners (GDF SUEZ and OMV) started production on the Gudrun oil and gas field in the North Sea.

Petrobras Starts-Up Third Well At Sapinhoá Field And Registers A New Monthly Production Record In The Pre-Salt

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 06 April 2014

Petrobras announces the start-up, on Thursday, April 3rd, of well 7-SPH-04-SPS, at a water depth of 2,120 meters, in Sapinhoá field, in the Santos Basin Pre-Salt Region. This well has an estimated production potential of 26,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd) and is interconnected to FPSO Cidade de São Paulo through the pioneering platform connecting system known as BSR (Buoyancy Supported Risers).

Repsol Starts Gas Production At The Kinteroni Field In Peru

SOURCE: Repsol | 01 April 2014

Repsol has started gas production in the Kinteroni field, Peru, one of the ten key projects included in its 2012-2016 Strategic Plan. The field, located in Cuzco, east of Lima, Peru, will initially produce 20,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day, which is expected to double by 2016.

First Gas From Peluang Project Ahead Of Schedule

SOURCE: Santos | 24 March 2014

Santos today announced that natural gas production has commenced ahead of schedule and on budget from the Peluang gas project offshore East Java in Indonesia.

Production Begins At Canada’s Cigar Lake Uranium Mine

SOURCE: AREVA | 13 March 2014

The first uranium ore produced at the Cigar Lake mine, operated by Cameco in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, departs today for AREVA’s McClean Lake mill located 70 km away.

New Output Record As Pre-Salt Production Tops 400,000 bpd

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 25 February 2014

On February 20, oil production in fields operated by Petrobras in the Santos and Campos Basin pre-salt accumulations rose to 407,000 barrels per day (bpd), a record daily output.

BP Starts Up Na Kika Phase 3 In Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico

SOURCE: BP | 24 February 2014

BP today announced the start-up of Na Kika Phase 3, a project supporting BP’s strategy of growing high-margin production at four BP-operated hubs in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

ExxonMobil Announces First Production From Damar Gas Development

SOURCE: ExxonMobil | 14 February 2014

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced the start of natural gas production at the Damar field off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. ExxonMobil subsidiary, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc., has a 50 percent interest in the project.

Shell Starts Production From Second Mars Platform In Deep Water Gulf Of Mexico

SOURCE: Shell | 04 February 2014

Shell today announces it has begun production from the Mars B development through Olympus – the company’s seventh, and largest, floating deep-water platform in the Gulf of Mexico. It is the first deep-water project in the Gulf to expand an existing oil and gas field with significant new infrastructure, which should extend the life of the greater Mars basin to 2050 or beyond.