Production Operations

Study: Upstream project delivery improving

Execution of upstream oil and gas projects is improving, says a new study by Wood Mackenzie. Midsize to large projects in growing numbers have been delivered on target during the past 12 months.

Essar to lift Indian CBM output, study shale

Essar Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Ltd. plans to double production from its Raniganj East coalbed methane block in West Bengal and assess shale resources there and in CBM holdings elsewhere in India.

Second 24-hr strike hits UK platforms

Workers conducted a second, 24-hr strike at three platforms operated by Total SA in the UK North Sea on Aug. 6, as the labor union United had promised in a dispute over wages and hours.