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Island Constructor Wraps Up LWI Work on Oyo Well

May 8, 2016

Erin Energy informed that the Island Constructor light well intervention (LWI) vessel has completed work on the Oyo-8 well and the company has resumed production from the well. Erin Energy will now begin a ramp up of production from the well over the next few days to pre-shut in levels of approximately 7,000 barrels of oil per… Continue Reading »


Husky Brings Online Second Well at White Rose Satellite

September 10, 2015

Husky Energy has started production from a second oil well at the South White Rose extension drill centre offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. The two wells are expected to ramp up to a combined net peak production of 15,000 barrels per day (bbls/day). South White Rose is Husky’s second major subsea tieback following the North Amethyst subsea… Continue Reading »


Explosion Kills 3 Workers At Parsley Energy Texas Oil Rig

March 13, 2015

An explosion has killed three people and injured one at an oil and gas field in West Texas, a spokesman for well owner Parsley Energy Inc. said on Wednesday. “Our thoughts are with the families,” Lisa Elliott of Parsley said of the accident on Tuesday in Upton County, Texas. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration… Continue Reading »


Wood Mac: US Onshore Well Count to Fall by 26% in 2015

January 26, 2015

The U.S. onshore well count will decline by 26 percent, from more than 37,000 in 2014 to an estimated 27,000 in 2015, as the decline in oil prices prompted many operators to cut their 2015 spending plans, according to a recent estimate by Wood Mackenzie. North American drilling and completion expenditures exceeded $140 billion in… Continue Reading »


Study: Leaky Wells, Not Fracking, Taint Water

September 16, 2014

A new study says that the drilling procedure called fracking didn’t cause much-publicized cases of tainted water, blaming contamination on leaky natural gas wells instead. The study finds that eight hydraulically fractured wells in the states of Pennsylvania and Texas leaked gas because the piping and cement seals in the wells themselves weren’t working properly…. Continue Reading »

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