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  • International Outlook: World Trends - Prices boost global numbers

    K. S. Abraham

    The global E&P market remains highly unpredictable, albeit very profitable in the current price and demand environment. By all indications, the world economy has recovered significantly from the prolonged weak period that followed the events of 9/11/2001. This recovery is reflected in very strong demand growth for crude oil and natural gas. To meet last year's increased demand, global oil output grew an unusually robust 3.9%, to 69.6 million bpd. Accordingly, world oil and gas reserves also increased. All these factors are good news for operators, who stand to realize impressive revenue on existing output.

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2013 Fracturing Technology

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