Posts Tagged ‘mature fields’

Abu Dhabi welcome new comers for concessions renewal

New players to bid against BP, ExxonMobil, Shell and Total With the onshore concessions expiring in 2014 and the offshore ones coming up in 2018, Abu Dhabi, in the UAE,  is to rewrite the terms of its producing fields and offer up fresh prospects. The first oil concessions covering all […]

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Gazprom, Total and Statoil redefine Shtokman and partnership

Gazprom brings Shtokman back to square one Shtokman field was discovered in 1988, and is located 550 kilometers offshore northern Russian coast by 340 meters water depth. The recoverable reserves are estimated to 3.9 trillion cubic meters of natural gas. The project development is planned in three phases, each one […]

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Tie-Back

Definition Tie-back in the offshore oil and gas upstream activities refer to the connection of additional risers to the floating vessel or platform. Comments Originally the offshore oil and gas industry used to focus on large fields that could be explored and produced in drilling strait below the floating vessel or […]

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Pemex selects Petrofac-Shlumberger to boost Panuco

Petrofac-Schlumberger won 30 years Pemex contract The Pánuco Area in Mexico contains four mature onshore fields operated by the Mexico’s state-run oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX). Discovered in the early 1900s with original oil in place of approximately 6.8 billion barrels, the Panuco oil fields have about 1,600 wells of which around 200 are […]

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ENI increases acreage in Polish and Ukrainian shale gas

After Polish Baltic Basin ENI goes to Ukrainian Dniepr-Donetz and Lviv Basins In 2010, the Italian Major IOC Eni had acquired Minsk Energy Resources to become operator of three licences in the Polish Baltic Basin, a highly prospective shale gas play located in the north-east of Poland. In Poland ENI could […]

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