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JULY 2003

Special Focus



  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Publisher
    Politics: Hypocrisy or ignorance? Recognition for good work
  • Drilling advances

    Robert E. Snyder, Executive Eng. Editor
    Drilling riser separation; Intelligent drill pipe tested; Drilling Sale 181 leases
  • International Politics

    Jacques Sapir, Contributing Editor, FSU
    Russia' s energy sector adjusts to the post-Iraqi war context
  • What's new in production

    Robert E. Snyder, Executive Eng. Editor
    E&P software at SPE; US energy plan; Deepwater FPSO R&D
  • What's new in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Editor
    Oil shows; The seafloor business

News & Resources

  • Industry at a glance

    Vol. 224 No. 7   Other than stimulating futures prices in reaction to rumors about export resumption, Iraqi output is still not a factor in global supply-and-demand totals. Other OPEC members continue to make up

  • World of Oil

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor

    Vol. 224 No. 7  KURT S. ABRAHAM, MANAGING/INTERNATIONAL EDITOR   Click Here for Kurt' s Opinion OPEC maintains output levels as oil prices


  • Companies in the news

    Vol. 224 No. 7  Three industry veterans with more than 90 years of combined experience have formed StratCom Advisors LLC, based in Kingwood, Texas. The new management consulting firm offers on-demand strategic commodity advisory services, includ

  • New equipment

    Vol. 224 No. 7  Weld-less connector Britain’s Hydratight Sweeney has developed Quik Flange, a low-cost, high-performance, reusable weld-less connector. For use in offshore situations where the firm’s Morgrip coupling syste

  • New literature

    Vol. 224 No. 7  Oilfield biocides New technical literature on biocides for oilfield applications is available from the Biocides Group of The Dow Chemical Company. DBNPA as a Hydrotest Biocide describes the effectiveness of DBN

  • People in industry

    Vol. 224 No. 7  Wood Group ESP has appointed Joseph C. Mitcho to the new position of vice president, Organizational Development. His career spans nearly 35 years. Grant Prideco, Inc., appointed Michael McShane to chairman, in addition



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