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  • Editorial comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Publisher
    When mere words won' t suffice
  • International

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor
    Mexican gas stance defies predictability; Cuban oil output leaps higher
  • International Politics

    Øystein Noreng, Contributing Editor
    Criticism of the new Venezuelan law dismissed as “a storm in a teacup"
  • What's happening in drilling

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    New techniques reduce operating costs; Britain recruits offshore help
  • What's happening in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Getting a “jump" on the latest theory behind seismic anisotropy
  • What's happening in production

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Several new projects see first oil; New perforating, gravel pack records set
  • What's happening offshore

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Offshore Europe examined various ways to optimize remaining UKCS potential

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    Oct. 2001 Vol. 222 No. 10  Company News  Marathon Petroleum Norge A/S agreed with Statoil, Norsk Hydro and TotalFinaElf to acquire interests in five licen

  • Industry at a glance

    Oct. 2001 Vol. 222 No. 10  Industry Stats     International

  • Looking ahead

    Oct. 2001 Vol. 222 No. 10  Looking Ahead  Bayu-Undan gas development decision expected by end of this month. Woodside Petroleum will evaluate rival proposals from Roy

  • Oil country hot line

    Oct. 2001 Vol. 222 No. 10  Hot Line  Independents, deep water rule lease sale The Western Gulf of Mexico lease sale drew $165.6 million in high bids for

  • People in industry

    Oct. 2001 Vol. 222 No. 10  People  Santos appointed Jacques Gouadain and Frank L. Jones general managers of exploration and drilling, respective

Special Report

  • Mobile offshore production units 2001

    World Oil' s annual listing of the 145-unit, global MOPU fleet shows ownership, photographs and performance data for four categories of production vessels



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