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JULY 2000

Special Focus



  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Publisher
    Rising activity to bring personnel shortages; An "explosive" stockholders' meeting
  • International

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor
    Comments from Latin American Energy Conf. and IPAA Spring Meeting
  • International Politics

    Jacques Sapir, Contributing Editor
    Russia' s President Putin makes a big move toward re-centralization
  • What's happening in drilling

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Indications of improving rig markets; Advice on better informing investors
  • What's happening in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Big merger of Western and GECO; New type of streamer positioning
  • What's happening in production

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Potential production from ANWR; Petrobrás 36 FPF goes into service
  • What's happening offshore

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Deepwater activity, company changes in the U.S. Gulf and international

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    July 2000 Vol. 221 No. 7  Company News  Devon Energy and Santa Fe Snyder agreed to merge, forming a top-five, U.S.-based independent oil and gas company.

  • Industry at a glance

    July 2000 Vol. 221 No. 7  Industry Stats  International Geophysical Activi

  • Looking ahead

    July 2000 Vol. 221 No. 7  Looking Ahead  ExxonMobil plans to continue fight against U.S. sanctions policy. ExxonMobil is attempting to influence U.S. sanctions policy

  • Oil country hot line

    July 2000 Vol. 221 No. 7  Hot Line  Indonesian oil/gas industry very active Unocal Corp. and Lasmo plc discovered two gas finds offshore Kalimantan, Indone

  • People in industry

    July 2000 Vol. 221 No. 7  People  Conoco’s Archie Dunham was presented with the Directors’ Award for Global Vision in Energy from New York Mercantil

Special Report

  • Casing table updates

    Survey returns update World Oil' s 1997 Casing Reference Tables with several connection corrections/ additions and organizational changes



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