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  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Publisher
    Low natural gas prices could slow 2002 activity
  • Drilling developments

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Canadian coal-bed methane program; Environmentally safe drill wastes
  • International

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor
    Politics overshadow industry needs in Venezuela and Brazil
  • International Politics

    Jacques Sapir, Contributing Editor, FSU
    The spectacular improvement in Russia' s economy
  • Offshore update

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Deepwater operations benchmarking study; Eastern Canada offshore report
  • What's new in production

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Canadian/ Venezuelan heavy-oil increases; First oil from Angola' s Girassol field
  • What's new in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Unique seafloor fuel cells; Exploration west of ANWR

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    Jan. 2002 Vol. 223 No. 1  Company News  Conoco and Phillips have agreed to merge in a $35 billion strategic combination. Both boards have unanimously approved the merger

  • Industry at a glance

    Jan. 2002 Vol. 223 No. 1  Industry Stats     International

  • Looking ahead

    Jan. 2002 Vol. 223 No. 1  Looking Ahead  UK could be substantial importer, yet 50% more production also possible. A report by Houston-based Simmons & Co. Internat

  • Oil country hot line

    Jan. 2002 Vol. 223 No. 1  Hot Line  Russian cuts propel OPEC to retain decision OPEC apparently is closer to making a 1.5-million-bopd reduction, to help

  • People in industry

    Jan. 2002 Vol. 223 No. 1  People  Archie Dunham will serve as chairman of the new ConocoPhillips, while James J. Mulva will be president and CEO. Cambridge E

Special Report

  • 2002 Tubing Reference Tables

    A Staff Report
    Listings following page 68 give updated information from 29 companies on pipe sizes to 5-in. OD for premium connection dimensions, and proprietary configurations with cut-away connection diagrams for data cross-reference



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