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MAY 2001

Special Focus



  • Editorial comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Publisher
    BP' s dilemma with its “green" approach; Putting “acquisitions" in perspective
  • International

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor
    Activity in Angola, Indonesia, South Pacific; Rat news you can use, maybe
  • International Politics

    William Garland, Contributing Editor
    Bush backs off on ANWR, but industry has important information to offer
  • What's happening in drilling

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Offshore newbuilding winds down; Drilling' s up significantly in Texas this year
  • What's happening in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Nominations for the Ig-Nobel Prizes; AGI comments on geology and evolution
  • What's happening in production

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Big projects in Qatar and Karachaganak; DOE reservoir life-extension program
  • What's happening offshore

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Highlights of the National Ocean Industries Association' s annual meeting

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    May 2001 Vol. 222 No. 5  Company News  R&M Energy acquired Campbell Industries Ltd., of Edmonton, Canada. The Sea Wolf Drilling Ltd. joint venture

  • Industry at a glance

    May 2001 Vol. 222 No. 5  Industry Stats     International

  • Looking ahead

    May 2001 Vol. 222 No. 5  Looking Ahead  Exploration interest rises in GOM. In the recent Federal OCS lease sale, U.S. operators placed about 60% more bids for oil and

  • Oil country hot line

    May 2001 Vol. 222 No. 5  Hot Line  OPEC’s cutback affects price, concessions After OPEC slashed production by another 1 million bopd at its March mee

  • People in industry

    May 2001 Vol. 222 No. 5  People  Apache Corp. promoted James L. House to general manager and managing director of Khalda Petroleum Corp. David R.

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