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  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Editorial Director
    Gulf Publishing Co. moves into a new era of e-commerce with two new partners
  • International Politics

    Jacques Sapir, Contributing Editor
    Some insights into Vladimir Putin' s background and what he can and may do
  • What's happening in drilling

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Completing the Transocean/ Sedco Forex merger; New drilling/ completion fluid
  • What's happening in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Status of the world geophysical market; Airborne/ satellite remote sensing
  • What's happening in production

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Sable Offshore gas comes ashore; Bad month for oil spills; DOE/UPR gas play
  • What's happening offshore

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Outlook for world offshore rig market; Some important field developments

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    February 2000 Vol. 221 No. 2  Company News  The Coastal Oil & Gas Corp. closed its acquisition of the assets of Greenbrier Operating Co. and its limited partnerships in Hidalgo Count

  • Industry at a glance

    February 2000 Vol. 221 No. 2  Industry Stats  International Geophysical Activity T

  • Looking ahead

    February 2000 Vol. 221 No. 2  Looking Ahead  ARCO files plan for NPR drilling. ARCO has filed its plan with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to drill up to eight wildcats in the nort

  • Oil country hot line

    February 2000 Vol. 221 No. 2  Hot Line  Oil prices spike to 9-year high Crude prices soared to $29.95/bbl in mid-January, the highest since the Gulf War in 1991, due in part to OPEC production

  • People in industry

    February 2000 Vol. 221 No. 2  People  Exxon Mobil Corp. named Jon L. Thompson president of ExxonMobil Exploration Co. and corporate VP. Steve M. Cassiani and John Cousins are now



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