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  • Editorial Comment

    Perry A Fischer, Editor
    Sustainable development: Squandered opportunity
  • Drilling advances

    Robert E. Snyder, Executive Eng. Editor
    ABS drilling system certification; Improved Lost Time Incident rate
  • International Politics

    Dr. A. F. Alhajji, Contributing Editor, Middle East
    Officials should not make the mistake of privatizing Iraq' s oil industry
  • What's new in production

    Robert E. Snyder, Executive Eng. Editor
    Natural gas storage and prices; DOE sponsored CO2 sequestration
  • What's new in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Editor
    EG shows off; Big discoveries just keep coming

News & Resources

  • Industry at a glance

    Vol. 224 No. 12   Stocks are quickly approaching seasonal norms, due to a return to 2001 levels by OPEC and non-OPEC supplies. OPEC’s quota cut, effective November 1, demonstrated the organization’s readiness to

  • World of Oil

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor

    Vol. 224 No. 12  KURT S. ABRAHAM, MANAGING/INTERNATIONAL EDITOR   Click Here for Kurt' s Opinion Putin says Yukos licenses secure after fir


  • Companies in the news

    Vol. 224 No. 12  Expro Americas, Inc, announced the completion of its move into an extensive new operations facility in Broussard, Louisiana. This facility supports the group’s operations not only in the Gulf of Mexico, but throughout the Am

  • New literature

    Vol. 224 No. 12  Valves and accessories A new eight-page brochure from Metso Automation describes the full line of Jamesbury valve packages, accessories and support services. Included is a review of the company’s proprietary s

  • New products

    Vol. 224 No. 12  Oil/water separation The Enviro-Cell induced gas flotation machine from Enviro-Tech Systems is new technology for the separation of oil and water. The design combines an inlet skimming section for removal of large

  • People in industry

    Vol. 224 No. 12  Oilfield services company Expro International Group appointed Mike Martindale COO. Martindale joined the group in 1995 and was appointed to the board in September 2002 as director, Eastern Hemisphere. In his new role, he com

Special Report

  • Marine Drilling Rigs 2003-2004

    Industry' s most complete listing of marine rigs, showing owners/ managers, performance data, major equipment and rig-class photographs for more than 600 mobile, offshore rigs worldwide. Introduction/ cover; Jackups; Semisubmersibles; Drillships and Barg



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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...