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MARCH 2000

Special Focus

  • What's new in artificial lift

    J. F. Lea, H. W. Winkler, H. V. Nickens and R. E. Snyder
    Part 1 - Summaries of recent developments in four categories of artificial lift: beam, progressing cavity, hydraulic pumping and plunger lift



  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Editorial Director
    Ethanol costs a lot and does little; Government wastage abounds
  • International

    Kurt S. Abraham, International Editor
    France woos E&P investors; More platforms installed offshore Saudi
  • International Politics

    Stuart Wilkinson, Contributing Editor
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has a mixed record after one year
  • What's happening in drilling

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    UKOOA' s drill cuttings initiative; Clinton proposes expanded offshore fees
  • What's happening in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Novel ways to predict earthquakes; Activity in the San Joaquin Valley
  • What's happening in production

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Testing downhole without producing; New sand-control technique tried
  • What's happening offshore

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Westwood warns of personnel shortages; $2.5-billion Campos basin project

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    March 2000 Vol. 221 No. 3  Company News  Ocean Energy, Inc., agreed to sell all of its interests and assets in its East Bay Complex in South Pass 24, South Pass 27 and South Pass 39 fields.

  • Industry at a glance

    Archive  March 2000 Vol. 221 No. 3  Industry Stats I

  • Looking ahead

    March 2000 Vol. 221 No. 3  Looking Ahead  Iraqi oil output to drop: official warns. A decline in Iraqi crude production is imminent without necessary spare parts and equipment, warned Benon

  • Oil country hot line

    March 2000 Vol. 221 No. 3  Hot Line  BP Amoco-ARCO merger stalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said Feb. 2 that it would seek a preliminary injunction to block the BP Amoco merger wi

  • People in industry

    March 2000 Vol. 221 No. 3  People  The Coastal Corp. promoted R. J. Louden to senior VP, offshore production. John D. Perry became South Texas production VP and C. Tim Miller is upper

Special Report

  • Cementing products and additives

    Fifteen pages of tables list available cement additives from seven service companies, their functions and trade names. Products are grouped into 15 functional categories, including basic cements and additives



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