2001 News Release Archive

News Releases: 200120001999 199819971996

Unocal news releases, and certain news releases by Unocal's co-venturers or contractors, are archived on this web site for historical purposes. While the information in the releases was accurate at the time of release, information regarding the matters discussed in the releases, including material information, changes over time. Information in a release may, therefore, no longer be accurate or in effect after the date of the release, and Unocal undertakes no duty to update such information.
Nov 2001
11/29/01Unocal donates pier, endowment to Cal Poly for new marine science
education center
11/16/01Unocal recommends stockholders not accept mini-tender offer
11/14/01Ivanhoe Energy begins Bossier drilling program
11/6/01Forest Oil and Unocal sign MOU for joint exploration on Gulf of Mexico Shelf
Oct 2001
10/31/01Unocal board elects Williamson as chairman; Creighton to remain as director
10/30/01Unocal submits Bibiyana Pipeline Development Plan
10/24/01Unocal posts 3Q 2001 operating earnings of 52 cents per share
10/18/01Unocal's 3Q 2001 earnings conference call set for Oct. 24
10/16/01Unocal reaches agreement with PTT for incentive on incremental gas sales
10/11/01BHP Billiton completes Mad Dog and Atlantis appraisal wells and announces exploratory drilling results in the Gulf of Mexico
10/10/01Unocal motion for infringement accounting in RFG patent case granted
10/5/01Unocal announces completion of Lagosta well offshore Brazil
10/1/01Plains All American Pipeline to acquire West Texas pipeline assets from Unocal
Sept 2001
9/25/01ATP Oil & Gas Announces First Production Success of Garden Banks 409
9/25/01Clough Group wins $160M share of major new Indonesian oil field work
9/24/01Ivanhoe Energy and Unocal to explore Texas Bossier trend on a 50/50
joint-venture basis
9/24/01Unocal board declares regular quarterly dividend
9/20/01Unocal to donate $444,800 to Acadiana area
9/14/01Unocal Statement: Company not supporting Taliban in any way
9/12/01Unocal donates $100,000 to emergency relief agencies; updates status
of global operations
9/5/01Unocal sees production rising to nearly 800,000 BOE/day in 2007, analysts told
9/4/01Unocal finds significant oil pay with Indonesia deepwater exploration wells; prepares to drill adjacent prospects
August 2001
8/31/01Unocal sets webcast of New York security analyst presentation
8/22/01Unocal announces results of Ponza deepwater GOM well
8/22/01Unocal adds GOM leases in OCS sale
8/16/01Petrobras-Unocal-El Paso joint venture discovers gas field in Rio Grande do Norte
8/7/01Unocal begins its first oil production in Gulf of Thailand
July 2001
7/25/01Unocal posts 2Q 2001 operating earnings of 92 cents per share on higher natgas prices and production in the Lower 48
7/25/01Unocal boosts oil and gas production with GOM and Alaska exploration and development drilling successes
7/24/01Unocal announces significant oil discovery in deepwater Gulf of Mexico
7/18/01Unocal's 2Q 2001 earnings conference call set for July 25
7/17/01Unocal's Northrock unit completes offer for Tethys shares
June 2001
6/29/01Unocal's Northrock unit purchases Tethys stock in open market
6/27/01Unocal CEO Williamson reaffirms investment, stresses value of natural gas
to Thailand
6/18/01Unocal announces additional open market purchases of Tethys stock
by its Northrock Resources subsidiary
6/18/01Unocal schedules webcast of presentation to Banc of America Securities
Energy Conference
6/15/01Northrock Resources announces Tethys share purchases
6/5/01Unocal, Williams sign license agreement for cleaner burning gasoline formulations
May 2001
5/25/01Unocal's Canadian subsidiary to make take-over bid for Tethys Energy
5/21/01Unocal board declares regular quarterly dividend
5/9/01Transocean Sedco Forex Drillship Discoverer Spirit Sets New Record
for Ultra-Deepwater Drilling
5/2/01Unocal signs commercial licenses with refiners for patented cleaner burning
gasoline formulations
5/1/01CITGO and Unocal announce completion of patent licensing agreement
5/1/01Tesoro granted license to make and sell gasolines subject to Unocal patents
April 2001
4/25/01Unocal posts record quarterly earnings; Lower 48 natural gas production up 22%
4/23/01Unocal undertakes Alaska seismic program
4/20/01Unocal schedules webcast of 1Q 2001 earnings conference call
March 2001
3/30/01Pure Resources to acquire Hallwood Energy Corporation
3/29/01Unocal offers uniform license to all non-litigating refiners, blenders and importers
3/28/01Unocal adds GOM leases in OCS sale
3/27/01Unocal board declares regular quarterly dividend
3/5/01Unocal enters into deepwater GOM exploration agreement with Ocean Energy
3/5/01Unocal announces results of Dendara GOM exploration well
3/2/01Unocal reports crude oil, natural gas reserves for 2000
Feb 2001
2/20/01Unocal invites negotiations with refiners, blenders after Supreme Court reaffirms
company's gasoline patent
Jan 2001
1/25/01Unocal expects 2001 earnings of $2.90 - $3.15 per share; crude oil, natural gas production to rise by 5 percent
1/25/01Unocal posts 4Q 2000 earnings of $173 million
1/22/01Unocal names Chris Wright to exploration technology post
1/22/01Unocal schedules webcast of 4Q 2000 earnings conference call
1/17/01Unocal unit constructs new Texas natural gas storage facility
1/12/01BHP announces drilling results from second Mad Dog appraisal well
1/9/01Unocal scores with natural gas, oil discovery on deepwater Ranggas prospect offshore East Kalimantan, Indonesia
1/9/01Unocal to shift 250 jobs to Texas office from Lafayette; will maintain significant presence in Louisiana
1/8/01Unocal announces results of Dana Point deepwater GOM well
1/4/01Unocal raises 4Q 2000 earnings estimate to 95 cents-$1.05 per share
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