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APRIL 2006

Special Focus



  • Editorial Comment

    Perry A Fischer, Editor

    CO2 is good for us—who knew?

  • Drilling advances

    Les Skinner, Contributing Editor

    Despite public perceptions, seldom does drilling cause oil spills

  • International Politics

    Øystein Noreng, Contributing Editor, North Sea

    Norway' s Arctic region beckons; UK Treasury predicts lower output

  • What's new in production

    Victor A. Schmidt, Drilling Engineering Editor

    A new method seals leaking wells with a metal alloy

  • What's new in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Editor

    Mexico' s big finds come with big problems

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    Vol. 227 No. 4  Tenaris S.A. has acquired, through its Argentine welded-pipe subsidiary Siat S.A., the welded pipe assets and facilities of Acindar Industria Argentina

  • Industry at a glance

    Vol. 227 No. 4   World oil demand was revised to 84.7 million bpd which is still a considerable rebound from 2005, 83.3 million bpd

  • New products

    Vol. 227 No. 4  Vibration analyzer Datastick Systems, Inc., has produced the VSA-1212 Vibration Spectrum Analyzer, the first PDA-based vibration ana

  • People in industry

    Vol. 227 No. 4  BJ Process and Pipeline Services (BJ PPS) has combined two previously divided geographic regions into a single Europe-Africa Region Business Unit (RBU). Reg

  • World of Oil

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor

    Intenational news in the oil and gas industry.

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