The offshore platform Cidade de Ilhabela started-up this Thursday, November 20, at 5:37 a.m., in the Santos Basin pre-salt field of Sapinhoá. The new unit is part of the set of production projects scheduled for this year as outlined in the company’s 2014-2018 Business and Management Plan.
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) announced today that the Hess Corporation-operated Tubular Bells deepwater project, located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, has started crude oil and natural gas production. The field is located 135 miles (217 km) southeast of New Orleans, in approximately 4,300 feet (1,310 m) of water in the Mississippi Canyon area.
Petrobras’ consolidated oil and gas production, in Brazil and abroad, reached 2 million 795 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed) in October, up 0.5% from September´s production of 2 million 781 thousand boed.
Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd (Keppel Infrastructure), through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Gas Pte Ltd (Keppel Gas) has entered into a Heads of Agreement (HOA) with Petronas LNG Ltd (Petronas LNG) to purchase up to 1 million tonnes of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) per year, over 10 years.
Last Friday (10/31) Petrobras and PPSA (Pré-Sal Petróleo S.A.) signed a Production Individualization Agreement (PIA) for the Tartaruga Mestiça field, in the southern part of the Campos Basin. This Agreement sets out the rules for joint production of oil and natural gas and the development of operations in the area, as well as the interest of each party.
Verkhnechonskoye oil and gas condensate field produced the 30-millionth ton of oil since the beginning of commercial operating in October 2008, when Verkhnechonskneftegaz started supplies of oil to Eastern Siberia - Pacific Ocean oil pipeline.
Petrobras’ platform Cidade de Mangaratiba went into operation today (14/10) in the Santos Basin pre-salt area of Iracema Sul, in Lula field, located on block BM-S-11. The start-up of the new platform was anticipated since the original expected start-up, as provided for in the 2014-2018 Business & Management Plan, had been scheduled for November 6th, 2014.
Rospan International (Rosneft subsidiary) carried out a record hydrofracturing at the Urengoiskoe field, which resulted in the 9 times increase of production rate.
The McClean Lake mill, operated by AREVA in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, began processing uranium ore from the Cigar Lake mine, located 70 km away and operating since March 2014.
Shell has started oil production from the Gumusut-Kakap floating platform off the coast of Malaysia, the latest in a series of Shell deep-water projects.