US-based Lukoil has awarded Baker Hughes, a major oilfield services company, a two-year contract to provide full drilling and completion services for 23 wells in the West Qurna field in southeast Iraq.
Under the terms of the contract, Bake
Nineteen new oil wells have been drilled and have started to produce oil at Bahrain's onshore fields, it was revealed.
Oil and Gas Affairs Minister and National Oil and Gas Authority chairman Dr Abdulhussain Mirza said these wells have
Iraq, along with oil major Royal Dutch Shell and Malaysia's Petronas have awarded a contract to Halliburton Co to drill 15 oil wells in the supergiant Majnoon oilfield, an oil official said on Monday.
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BP and its partners, China's CNPC and Iraq's South Oil Co, expect to issue tenders to drill 40-50 new wells in the supergiant Rumaila oilfield this year and 'about the same' next year, a company official said.
State oil giant Saudi Aramco will drill at least 300 development wells on and offshore and 48 exploratory wells this year, an executive said.
"We are proceeding with our development and exploration programme, (and) this year we are going t
Iraq, along with British oil major BP and its Chinese partner CNPC, has invited 10 firms to drill 56 new wells in the supergiant Rumaila oilfield, an Iraqi official said.
Iraq, in desperate need for cash to rebuild its battered economy aft
Egypt expects 520 exploratory and development wells for oil and 36 for natural gas to be drilled in 2010, according to Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmy.
The oil wells will cost $2 billion, while the gas wells, to be drilled in the Nile De