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DECEMBER 2004

Special Focus

  • Another good service/supply year on tap

    Craig Ketchum, Red Man Pipe & Supply and PESA

    Vol. 225 No. 12 What' s Ahead in 2005 Another good service/supply year on tap Craig Ketchum, President, Red Man Pipe & Supply Co., and Chairman, Petroleum Equipment Suppl

  • Brighter outlook seen for drilling

    Paul Kelly, Rowan Companies

    Vol. 225 No. 12 What' s Ahead in 2005 Brighter outlook seen for drilling Paul L. Kelly, Senior Vice President, Rowan Companies, Inc., Houston Record high

  • High prices boost consultants' work loads

    Donnie Harris, Forrest A. Garb & Associates

    Vol. 225 No. 12 What' s Ahead in 2005 High prices boost consultants' work loads W. D. (Donnie) Harris III, CEO, Forrest A. Garb & Associates, Inc., Dallas

  • Industry must be proactive on policy to ensure success

    George Boyadjieff, Varco International and NOIA

    Vol. 225 No. 12 What' s Ahead in 2005 Industry must be proactive on policy to ensure success George Boyadjieff, Chairman Emeritus and Director, Varco International, Inc., and

  • Market edges closer to breaking points

    George Littell, Groppe, Long & Littell

    Vol. 225 No. 12 What' s Ahead in 2005 Market edges closer to breaking points George S. Littell, Partner, Groppe, Long and Littell, Houston Confusion was

  • Maturity approaches on the UKCS

    Alex Kemp, University of Aberdeen

    Vol. 225 No. 12 What' s Ahead in 2005 Maturity approaches on the UKCS Professor Alex Kemp, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland In some respects, e

  • Norwegian energy still offers plenty

    Terje Overvik, Statoil

    Vol. 225 No. 12 What' s Ahead in 2005 Norwegian energy still offers plenty Terje Overvik, Executive Vice President, E&P Norway, Statoil, Stavanger Af

  • So kid, they tell me you have talent…

    Doug Nester, F-W Oil Exploration

    Vol. 225 No. 12 What' s Ahead in 2005 So kid, they tell me you have talent… Douglas C. Nester, Chief Operating Officer, F-W Oil Exploration L.L.C., Houston

  • The wheel's still in spin…

    Dr. D. Nathan Meehan, CMG Petroleum Consulting

    Vol. 225 No. 12 What' s Ahead in 2005 The wheel' s still in spin… D. Nathan Meehan, President, CMG Petroleum Consulting, Ltd., Houston

  • World Oil's editorial advisors analyze major E&P topics of 2004, predict activity and trends for 2005

    Edited by Kurt S. Abraham , Managing/International Editor
    High oil and gas prices have fattened oil companies' bank accounts in a demand-driven market. However, prosperity brings its own set of challenges, as the E&P industry leans ever harder on technology to yield new energy supplies.

Features

Columns

  • Editorial Comment

    Perry A Fischer, Editor
    OPEC income trends
  • Drilling advances

    Robert E. Snyder, Executive Eng. Editor
    Low-mass drill for Mars needs no fluids
  • International Politics

    Dr. A. F. Alhajji, Contributing Editor, Middle East
    US foreign policy has harmed global productive capacity
  • What's new in production

    Robert E. Snyder, Executive Eng. Editor
    US gas crunch on the way; Tar sand recovery chemical
  • What's new in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Editor
    Many deepwater leases set to expire; Fiber-optic, seabed seismic

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    Vol. 225 No. 12  IHS Energy, a leading source of worldwide oil and gas information, analysis and software, has acquired Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA), a s

  • Industry at a glance

    Vol. 225 No. 12   In October, OPEC production rose 110,000 bopd to 30.3 million bopd. Within non-OPEC countries, Norway' s productio

  • New products

    Vol. 225 No. 12  Optimize target selection Seismic Insight, Inc., announces a new signal-processing technique to improve the success ratio of targeted drillin

  • People in industry

    Vol. 225 No. 12  GEP, the French oil and gas suppliers' council, elected Dominique Michel as president of the organization. Michel, president of Doris Engineering, will t

  • World of Oil

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor

    Vol. 225 No. 12  KURT S. ABRAHAM, MANAGING/INTERNATIONAL EDITOR   

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