North America

November 2006
Offshore;Nov2006, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the oil drilling program in North America. In the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi Canyon 109 Amberjack platform has resumed its production after a halt following Hurricane Katrina. Mariner Energy Inc. has reported a conventional shelf discovery at the High Island. The article reports that completion is underway and production expected before year-end. Shell Canada reports drilling is underway in the first exploration well in the Orphan basin of the North Atlantic. The well will be one of the deepest ever drilled off Canada in nearly 2400 m of water.


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