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  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Publisher
    Earth Summit criticism comes from surprising source; tilting at windmills
  • Drilling advances

    Robert E. Snyder, Executive Eng. Editor
    17th World Petroleum Congress report; slow U.S. land rig recovery indicated
  • International Politics

    Mayra Rodríguez Valladares, Contributing Editor, South America
    Petrobrás unperturbed by elections; Bolivia delays major pipeline decision
  • What's new in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Editor
    Earth is getting fatter; a series of noteworthy discoveries
  • What's new in production

    Robert E. Snyder, Executive Eng. Editor
    Offshore growth over next five years; new gel treatment for water shutoff

News & Resources

  • Industry at a glance

    Oct. 2002 Vol. 223 No. 10  Industry Stats     Monthly U.

  • World of Oil

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor

    Oct. 2002 Vol. 223 No. 10  World of Oil   Kurt S. Abraham,  Managing/International Editor  


  • Companies in the news

    Oct. 2002 Vol. 223 No. 10  Company News  Veritas DGC Inc. has acquired the geophysical software and services business of Hampson-Russell Software Services Ltd. The transaction closed on August 21, 2002. With corporate headquarters in Calgary, Alberta, Hampson-Russell provides softwar

  • New equipment

    Oct. 2002 Vol. 223 No. 10  New Equipment  Flow controls The LO-CO Series is a turbine flowmeter for liquid service. It is an economical solution for many industrial applications. It is available in nine overlapping sizes from 1/4 in. to 2 in. Its performance specs provide 

  • New literature

    Oct. 2002 Vol. 223 No. 10  New Literature  Rupture discs LAMOT has a brochure available on its rupture disc overpressure relief products. The discs help protect vessels, equipment and systems from damaging overpressure conditions. The firm’s full line of rupture disc ass

  • People in industry

    Oct. 2002 Vol. 223 No. 10  People  David A. Gray joined Torch Offshore as general manager of its deepwater operations and deepwater management support. Charlie Moncla of Moncla Well Services Inc. was installed as president of the Association of Energy Engineers. Brian M. Ahe



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