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MAY 2003

Special Focus



  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Publisher
    Consumers are largest source of offshore oil pollution; Scandal at the top of French oil company
  • Drilling advances

    Robert E. Snyder, Executive Eng. Editor
    Incentives from MMS for deep-gas drilling in shallow water
  • International Politics

    Tony Sitathan, Contributing Editor, Southeast Asia
    Indonesia works to attract investment back to E&P
  • What's new in production

    Robert E. Snyder, Executive Eng. Editor
    Update on Alaska to US gas line; Composite coated pipeline
  • What's new in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Editor
    Surface exploration methods; Lease Sale 185; Noteworthy finds

News & Resources

  • Industry at a glance

    Vol. 224 No. 5   Still supportd by high oil and gas prices, activity levels are improving in the oil patch. Spurred by increases in Alaskan and Californian production for February, US crude output levels rose from last mo

  • World of Oil

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor

    Vol. 224 No. 5  KURT S. ABRAHAM, MANAGING/INTERNATIONAL EDITOR   Click Here for Kurt' s Opinion OPEC mulls production cut as prices stumble


  • Companies in the news

    Vol. 224 No. 5  Perenco has signed an agreement with BP to acquire, subject to regulatory and other approvals, interests in 14 gas fields in the southern North Sea. The fields include Indefatigable, East Leman, Davy, Trent, Tyne, Pickerill an

  • New equipment

    Vol. 224 No. 5  Explosion-proof TV camera The DTR 100 Z ADF is an EEx d II CT6, explosion-proof, color TV camera. It offers a compact volume of 120 mm OD and 265 mm L, an optical zoom that can magnify 10x and a tilt/rotate viewing he

  • New literature

    Vol. 224 No. 5  Industrial steam turbines A 20-page, color brochure from Elliott describes its YR standardized steam turbines that are designed to provide customers with great flexibility in finding prompt, cost-efficient answers

  • People in industry

    Vol. 224 No. 5  Rice Engineering named Joseph Schwalbach products and engineering VP, to allow him to focus on development efforts for nine new product rollouts scheduled throughout this year. Rike Tipton was appointed plant manager. Jeff



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