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JANUARY 2000

Special Focus

Features

Columns

  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Editorial Director
    Year-end drilling indicators look good; Iceberg Armageddon in Antarctica
  • International

    Kurt S. Abraham, International Editor
    Geopolitics of Energy Conference report; Kuwait to award four new fields
  • International Politics

    Øystein Noreng, Contributing Editor
    Norway' s oil policy is heading for fundamental, but cautious change
  • What's happening in drilling

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    U.S. drilling permit applications up; coalbed methane regulation setback
  • What's happening in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    More visualization centers; Seismic vessel moves to the Caspian Sea
  • What's happening in production

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    New production testing technology; Two new offshore stimulation vessels
  • What's happening offshore

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Deepwater production growth over five years; Ekofisk abandonment planning

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    January 2000 Vol. 221 No. 1  Company News  Middle Bay Oil Co. closed its acquisition of properties and interests, the majority of which it already operated, in Texas and Louisiana.

  • Industry at a glance

    January 2000 Vol. 221 No. 1  Industry Stats  International Geophysical Activity Ta

  • Looking ahead

    January 2000 Vol. 221 No. 1  Looking Ahead  Naimi clarifies Saudi concept of investment. Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi has not completely shut the door to foreign investment in the

  • Oil country hot line

    January 2000 Vol. 221 No. 1  Hot Line  U.S. reserves plunge U.S. proved crude reserves fell 7% in 1998, the largest percentage decline in 53 years, according to the U.S. Energy Information Age

  • People in industry

    January 2000 Vol. 221 No. 1  People  Conoco Inc. named Gary W. Edwards senior executive vice president, corporate strategy and development, the principal advisor to the chairman and CEO.

Special Report

  • 2000 Tubing Reference Tables

    Staff Report
    Updated information from 20 companies, including the VAM Family, for pipe sizes to 5-in. OD, gives useful data on premium connection dimensions, proprietary configurations, steel grades and minimum tension strengths

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