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APRIL 2000

Special Focus

  • A riser for ultra-deepwater drilling

    J. Guesnon, C. Gaillard and E. Laval

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  TECHNOLOGY FROM EUROPE A riser for ultra-deepwater drilling J. Guesnon, C. Gaillard, and E. Laval, IFP The CLIP Riser was developed in F

  • Big cylinders for big offshore rigs

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  TECHNOLOGY FROM EUROPE Big cylinders for big offshore rigs Hydrowa B.V. manufactures some of the world’s biggest cylinders. Several of th

  • ENERGIE program technology

    Jonathan Shackleton

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  TECHNOLOGY FROM EUROPE ENERGIE program technology Jonathan Shackleton, Ythan PS, Aberdeen The European Commission has launched a new progr

  • EUROGIF: Advancing environmentally sound oil/gas technologies

    Svein T. Wille, President

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  TECHNOLOGY FROM EUROPE EUROGIF: Advancing environmentally sound oil / gas technologies Brussels-based European Oil & Gas Innovation Forum

  • First duty for Smit Pioneer

    Tony Redding

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  TECHNOLOGY FROM EUROPE First duty for Smit Pioneer Tony Redding, MIPR Director, SMIT, Rotterdam Smit Pioneer , Smit International’

  • FPSO export connections tested

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  TECHNOLOGY FROM EUROPE FPSO export connections tested One of the world’s most noteworthy deepwater field developments is the site for fir

  • ITF addresses technology needed for North Sea viability

    Dr. David Ellix, Managing Director

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  TECHNOLOGY FROM EUROPE ITF addresses technology needed for North Sea viability Dr. David Ellix, recently appointed managing director

  • New automated rig gaining acceptance

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  TECHNOLOGY FROM EUROPE New automated rig gaining acceptance RamRig is a highly flexible concept for drilling and workover packages developed b

  • Pump design for reduced noise

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  TECHNOLOGY FROM EUROPE Pump design for reduced noise The need to decrease noise to minimize impact on personnel and the environment has been a

  • Technology from Europe

    Special 24-page World Oil report covers selected technology developments and case history applications from companies in several European countries, plus interviews with Eurogif and ITF, and new product/ service reviews
  • Versatile heavy-lift system

    Peter Verhoef

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  TECHNOLOGY FROM EUROPE Versatile heavy-lift system Peter Verhoef, Mammoet Transport Generally, companies offering heavy-lift and transport

  • World Deepwater Report, 2000 - 2004

    Dominic Harbinson, John Westwood and Dr. Roger Knight

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  TECHNOLOGY FROM EUROPE World Deepwater Report, 2000 – 2004 Dominic Harbinson and John Westwood, Douglas-Westwood, Ltd., Canterbury, U

Features

Columns

  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Publisher
    Why somebody had better get back to exploring and drilling - and fast
  • International

    Kurt S. Abraham, International Editor
    Comments on OPEC and the real reason behind $30 oil prices
  • International Politics

    Øystein Noreng, Contributing Editor
    Development trends in the North Sea; Issues facing Norway' s government
  • What's happening in drilling

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Why $30 oil is a reality before it settles down to $20 equilibrium
  • What's happening in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Transmitting seismic by satellite; How to get free aerial photographs
  • What's happening in production

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Downhole video sees through oil; Improving a North Sea field' s operations
  • What's happening offshore

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    U.S. elections affect government output; Offshore medical guidelines

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Company News  Triton Energy Ltd.’s Ceiba field, offshore Equatorial Guinea, will be produced using an FPSO from Norway’s Bergesen DY Offshore AS.

  • Industry at a glance

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Industry Stats  International Geophysical Activity Table &n

  • Looking ahead

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Looking Ahead  Gasoline prices set to reach $2 per gallon by summer due to tight supplies. Gasoline prices which jumped 12 cents per gallon in two weeks, are

  • Oil country hot line

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Hot Line  BP Amoco lawsuit postponed indefinitely BP Amoco said it believed all of the anti-trust concerns of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requirements

  • People in industry

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  People   

Special Report

  • Agip pursues aggressive E&P program

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  Agip pursues aggressive E&P program Luciano Sgubini, Chief Operating Officer of Eni’s Agip Division, says his company h

  • An alternative to traditional trenching

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  An alternative to traditional trenching As industry moves into deeper waters, Sonsub, a Saipem Group company with extensive e

  • An autonomous underwater vehicle

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  An autonomous underwater vehicle D. Maddalena, Tecnomare SpA and M. Berta, CEOM SpA Deepwater operat

  • Aquila-field project overview

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  Aquila-field project overview M. Ciprigno, C. Chimisso and S. Bracchi, Eni-Agip Division The Aquil

  • Deepwater J-lay construction vessel

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  Deepwater J-lay construction vessel Offshore industry market demands are experiencing a sharp change with regard to operation

  • Inhibitive mud drills sensitive clays

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  Inhibitive mud drills sensitive clays Two water-based mud systems were used for drilling large diameter sections of Well SP 1

  • Italy

    This special World Oil-prepared report covers selected Italian technology developments with an interview with Agip' s CEO, technical articles and new product and services reviews
  • Lean Profile drilling at Val d'Agri

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  Lean Profile drilling at Val d’Agri A. Calderoni, A. Ligrone and C. Molashi, Eni-Agip Division In the pap

  • Remotely monitoring turbomachinery

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  Remotely monitoring turbomachinery Robert Salemme, GE, Corporate Research & Development; and Leonardo Rosi, GEPS, Nuo

  • TECHNOLOGY FROM ITALY

    April 2000 Vol. 221 No. 4  Feature Article  Agip pursues aggressive E&P program Luciano Sgubini, Chief Operating Officer of Eni’s Agip Division, says his company h

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