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DECEMBER 2005

Special Focus

  • 2005 has been a good year, and the 2006 outlook is bright

    Robert L. Potter, FMC Corporation and PESA

    Vol. 226 No. 12  What' s Ahead in 2006 2005 has been a good year, and the 2006 outlook is bright Robert L. Potter , President, Energy Transportation and Measurement Div

  • Busy, eventful year in prospect for UK Continental Shelf

    Professor Alexander Kemp, University of Aberdeen

    Vol. 226 No. 12  What' s Ahead in 2006 Busy, eventful year in prospect for UK Continental Shelf Professor Alex Kemp, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland

  • Consultants strive to keep pace with operators' plans

    Donnie Harris, Forrest A. Garb & Associates, Inc.

    Vol. 226 No. 12  What' s Ahead in 2006 Consultants strive to keep pace with operators’ plans William Donald (Donnie) Harris III , CEO, Forrest A. Garb & Associa

  • Doom and optimism co-exist in deepwater

    Michael Weill, BHP Billiton Petroleum

    Vol. 226 No. 12  What' s Ahead in 2006 Doom and optimism co-exist in deepwater Mike Weill, President, Operations & Technology, Americas/ Australia, BHP Billiton Petr

  • Is it a brave new world, or back to the future?

    Robert E. Warren, Pride International, Inc.

    Vol. 226 No. 12  What' s Ahead in 2006 Is it a brave new world, or back to the future? Robert E. Warren , Vice President, Pride International, Inc., Houston

  • Many ideas remain, but they require more work

    Dr. D. Nathan Meehan, CMG Petroleum Consulting

    Vol. 226 No. 12  What' s Ahead in 2006 Many ideas remain, but they require more work Dr. D. Nathan Meehan, President, CMG Petroleum Consulting Ltd., Houston

  • Norway takes a longer view offshore

    Dr. Terje Overvik, Statoil

    Vol. 226 No. 12  What' s Ahead in 2006 Norway takes a longer view offshore Dr. Terje Overvik, Executive Vice President, Exploration & Production Norway, Statoil, Sta

  • Other than that Mrs. Lincoln…

    Douglas Nester, F-W Oil Exploration L.L.C.

    Vol. 226 No. 12  What' s Ahead in 2006 Other than that Mrs. Lincoln... Doug Nester, COO, F-W Oil Exploration L.L.C. , Houston Once again, our inabi

  • The teachable moment: A chance to alter OCS energy policy

    Jon Marshall, GlobalSantaFe Corporation and NOIA

    Vol. 226 No. 12  What' s Ahead in 2006 The teachable moment: A chance to alter OCS energy policy Jon Marshall, President and CEO, GlobalSantaFe, and Chairman, National O

  • Today is great, but what about next year and 2010?

    Dale W. Steffes, Planning & Forecasting Consultants

    Vol. 226 No. 12  What' s Ahead in 2006 Today is great, but what about next year and 2010? Dale W. Steffes, Founder, Planning & Forecasting Consultants, Houston

  • World Oil's editorial advisors analyze upstream issues of 2005, predict activity and trends for 2006

    Edited by Kurt S. Abraham , Managing/International Editor
    Activity in many cases is at 20-year highs, as operators take advantage of high oil and gas prices to explore and develop a greater variety of properties. However, this wave of prosperity is straining service and supply capabilities.

Features

Columns

  • Editorial Comment

    Perry A. Fischer, Editor
    What determines oil prices?
  • Drilling advances

    Les Skinner, Contributing Editor
    Tis the season for reflecting on drilling issues of the day
  • International Politics

    Dr. A. F. Alhajji, Contributing Editor, Middle East
    High oil prices do not necessarily mean economic expansion
  • What's new in production

    Victor A. Schmidt, Drilling Engineering Editor
    A win-win strategy for production vs. the environment enters a new phase
  • What's new in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Editor
    Barents Sea to become more open. New seafloor dating technique

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    Vol. 226 No. 12  Halliburton’s Energy Services Group will purchase Easy Well Solutions AS, a Norwegian company specializing in downhole technologies. Easy Well

  • Industry at a glance

    Vol. 226 No. 12   Last month, IEA estimated average global demand for 2005 at 83.4 million bopd. IEA also forecast 2006 d

  • New products

    Vol. 226 No. 12  Disinfect injection water

  • People in industry

    Vol. 226 No. 12  Alison B. Whiteley joined Dominion Exploration and Production, Inc., in the newly-created position of managing director, Planning and Engineering. Whitel

  • World of Oil

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor

    Vol. 226 No. 12  KURT S. ABRAHAM, MANAGING/INTERNATIONAL EDITOR   

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