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JUNE 2000

Special Focus



  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Publisher
    Toxics discovered in surprising place; What makes up your gasoline taxes
  • International

    Kurt S. Abraham, Managing/International Editor
    Canadians carry buoyant message to OTC about activity off the East Coast
  • International Politics

    A. F. Alhajji, Contributing Editor
    Investors must be willing to take change at its own pace in Saudi Arabia
  • What's happening in drilling

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Halliburton' s new Anaconda system; U.S. drilling permits on the rise
  • What's happening in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Laser-based exploration progress; Detecting heartbeats with seismics
  • What's happening in production

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Mid-East size Caspian discovery; Update on NORM treating/ disposal issue
  • What's happening offshore

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    UKOOA survey shows modest UK recovery; API sues MMS over oil valuation

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    June 2000 Vol. 221 No. 6  Company News  Phillips, ExxonMobil, BP Amoco and ARCO agreed to resolve differences regarding ownership and operation of Alaska’s Prudhoe Bay Unit

  • Industry at a glance

    June 2000 Vol. 221 No. 6  Industry Stats  International Geophysical Activity Table &nb

  • Looking ahead

    June 2000 Vol. 221 No. 6  Looking Ahead  Saudi investment talks end as oil giants plan to invest. Saudi Arabia’s two-week long negotiations with international oil companies ended w

  • Oil country hot line

    June 2000 Vol. 221 No. 6  Hot Line  Phillips strikes oil on Alaska’s North Slope The Meltwater oil discovery is the first for the new millennium on Alaska’s North Slope. It

  • People in industry

    June 2000 Vol. 221 No. 6  People  Texaco Inc. elected John Bethancourt VP. He will continue his duties as president, production operations. The Houston Exploration Co

Special Report

  • Fieldbus Technology

    Following page 120, a 28-page supplement presents seven technical articles describing Ethernet technology/ applications, HSE high-speed automation, fieldbus process controls for chemical plants, and communications and management for upstream offshore and
  • World Oil's Fluids 2000: Classifications of fluid systems

    Exclusive annual listing shows trade names, generic descriptions and recommended usage/ suppliers of nearly 3,000 fluid system additives for drilling/ completion/ workovers, as offered by 107 companies



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