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  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Editorial Director
    Report says U.S. plan to alleviate global warming will be ineffective
  • International

    Kurt S. Abraham, International Editor
    Southeast Asia appears to be awakening from its economic slumber
  • International Politics

    A.F. Alhajji, Contributing Editor
    Politics, not economics, will affect the opening of any Persian Gulf E&P sectors
  • What's happening in drilling

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Minimal changes in marine rig listings; Alloys for drill pipe/ collars
  • What's happening in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    UT plate tectonics research project; 3-D seismic began 36 years ago
  • What's happening in production

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Pulsing cement for better set; Floridian hyprocrisy; More technology
  • What's happening offshore

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    More on cold-stacked rigs; Hazard database; Deepwater mooring test

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    December 1999 Vol. 220 No. 12  Company News  Schlumberger Reservoir Completions Center opened its newest technology center. The center will expand the capabilities of the new Schlumberger

  • Industry at a glance

    December 1999 Vol. 220 No. 12  Industry Stats  International Geophysical Activity

  • Oil country hot line

    December 1999 Vol. 220 No. 12  Hot Line  Alaskan governor assents to merger Alaskan Gov. Tony Knowles reversed his opposition and urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to allow the BP Amoco

  • People in industry

    December 1999 Vol. 220 No. 12  People  Douglas J. Jacobson joined Chesapeake Energy as senior VP-acquisitions and divestitures. Andergauge named Mike Walker sales manager f

Special Report

  • Marine Drilling Rigs '99/2000

    Listings show owners/ manager, performance data, major equipment and rig-class photographs for each of the world' s 613 mobile offshore rigs * Introduction/cover * Jackups * Semi-submersibles * Drillships and barges * Submersibles * Rig name index * Owner/



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