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  • Editorial Comment

    Perry A Fischer, Editor
    The frightening future of highway transportation
  • Drilling advances

    Robert E. Snyder, Executive Eng. Editor
    Drilling in 10,000-ft water; US rig count looking better at year' s end
  • International Politics

    Tony Sitathan, Contributing Editor, Southeast Asia
    Business practices in Indonesia differ from those of the West
  • What's new in production

    Robert E. Snyder, Executive Eng. Editor
    More deepwater oil coming; Mexico seeks more gas through MSCs
  • What's new in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Editor
    World' s first methane hydrate production test results finally revealed

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    Vol. 225 No. 1  Hydrasun Group opened a new extrusion plant in Aberdeen as part of its expansion and business development program. The 20,000-sq-ft facility will produce specialist polyurethane-coated hydraulic and electro-hydraulic umbilical ass

  • Industry at a glance

    Vol. 225 No. 1   In line with a recovering world economy, and taking into account some noticeable OPEC quota cheating, global oil production is running far ahead of the 2002 average. Output in November averaged 79.75 mill

  • New products

    Vol. 225 No. 1  Real-time LWD system Schlumberger Oilfield Services' seismicVISION logging-while-drilling system acquires and transmits data in real time without interfering with drilling operations. The system delivers traditiona

  • People in industry

    Vol. 225 No. 1  Energy consulting company Wood Mackenzie Ltd appointed David Pruner senior VP of Energy Consulting. He joined the firm as part of their new North American Consulting business in September 2003, and is headquartered in the com

  • World of Oil

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor

    Vol. 225 No. 1  KURT S. ABRAHAM, MANAGING/INTERNATIONAL EDITOR   Click Here for Kurt' s Opinion US energy bill stalls in Senate, new attemp

Special Report

  • 2004 Tubing Tables

    World Oil' s reference guide for production tubing and tubing couplings up to 5-in. OD. This guide gives connection dimensions, steel grades, coupling type, sealing mechanism and minimum joint tension strength (on website only).



Engineering Data Tables

World Oil's specialized upstream Engineering Data Tables featuring the Drill Bit Classifier, Tubing Tables and more. Get Total Access today.


2013 Fracturing Technology

2013 Fracturing Technology


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Drill Bit Classifier World Oil published its renowned Drill Bit Classifier in September 2013. The Drill Bit Classifier is a comprehensive listing of major manufacturers' d...