Tagged With Wells
Chongqing sets shale-gas target
28 August 2012
Southwestern China’s Chongqing municipality aims to produce between 1.3 billion and 1.5 billion cubic metres per year (cm/y) of shale-gas by 2015 – a volume which would account for 20% of the national production target for that year
Polish shale-gas potential at two San Leon wells
15 February 2012
London-listed San Leon Energy is riding high on positive exploration results from two of its Polish shale-gas wells in as many days
Polish shale-gas wells dry for ExxonMobil
2 February 2012
ExxonMobil is assessing its options after its two initial shale-gas wells in Poland – Siennica-1 and Krupe-1 – failed to flow commercial gas volumes
Hardy Haynesville shale hangs on
30 November 2011
Even without high-value NGLs to compensate for depressed US gas prices, the prolific Haynesville play is still going strong. Shaun Polczer reports from Lufkin, Texas
North American drilling drives Halliburton profits
19 October 2011
The rush to drill unconventional wells in North America’s shale basins helped push Halliburton’s third-quarter profits to record levels and bodes well for the oilfield services and supply sector
ExxonMobil fracking second Poland well
28 September 2011
ExxonMobil will start hydraulic fracturing (fracking) at its second shale-gas well in Poland next week
Siekierki results disappoint Aurelian
20 September 2011
Aurelian Oil & Gas’s Siekierki tight-gas pilot project in northern Poland has delivered disappointing results
Vaca Muerta delivers gas for AP and Apache
3 August 2011
Americas Petrogas’s (AP) Vaca Muerta unconventional gas-well in Argentina’s Huacalera block hit gas shows
Three hurt in Bakken well fire
28 July 2011
A fire at a shale-oil well in North Dakota’s Bakken play has been ablaze for four days. Three workers at the drill site were injured, two are in a critical condition
IGas spuds third CBM well in ‘huge potential’ UK
21 July 2011
IGas sees coal-bed methane (CBM) making a “very significant contribution” to the UK’s energy mix, claiming the country has great production potential
Weather weighs on North American oilfield activity
1 July 2011
Heavy rains and wildfires have hit North American drilling, with many wells and rigs idle. But activity is set to rebound
Optimism returns to Canada’s oilfield services sector
9 June 2011
Canada's oilfield services providers are feeling uncharacteristically cheerful, as the once-battered sector recovers from a difficult recession and the lowest activity levels in a decade
GE in $2.8bn Wood Group swoop
17 February 2011
Well-services division boosts US player’s unconventional offering
Leaks found in ‘more than half’ of Quebec’s shale-gas wells
13 January 2011
19 out of 31 wells inspected show emissions says December report
Subsea repairs go rig-less
6 April 2010
With the cost of well interventions rising as a result of high rig day rates, lower-cost rig-less technologies are advancing
UK oil and gas drilling activity plummets
1 February 2010
Drilling activity in the UK portion of the North Sea plummeted in 2009, with only 78 exploration and appraisal wells spudded – the lowest level in five years and a 35% drop compared with 2008
Egypt to spend $3bn on E&P this year
1 February 2010
Egypt plans to invest $3bn in the Nile Delta and Mediterranean Sea