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JUNE 1999

Special Focus



  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Editorial Director
    Evidence of OPEC compliance helps; Other tidbits from various sources
  • International

    Kurt S. Abraham, International Editor
    Bidding off Nova Scotia; Terra Nova activity; Ecuador seeking investors
  • Oil and gas in Washington

    Charles D. Matthews, Contributing Editor
    Kyoto global warming protocol generates serious debate in U.S. Senate
  • What's happening in drilling

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Industry/DOE tight gas well; Evidence of heavy stacked-rig cannabilizing
  • What's happening in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Some news on research and exploration efforts for gas hydrate resources
  • What's happening in production

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    More on gas hydrate production; DOE-sponsored gas to liquid project
  • What's happening offshore

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    OTC ' 99 comments; U.S. Gulf projects; FPSOs for the Gulf of Mexico

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    June 1999 Vol. 220 No. 6  Company News  India’s state-controlled Indian Oil Corp. and Oil and Natural Gas Corp. formed an alliance, becoming one national oil entity. The alliance wil

  • Industry at a glance

    June 1999 Vol. 220 No. 6  Industry Stats  International Geophysical Activity Table

  • Looking ahead

    June 1999 Vol. 220 No. 6  Looking Ahead  Gas producers should be able to meet growing demand. A new study from the Gas Research Institute (GRI) concludes that new technology and high success

  • Oil country hot line

    June 1999 Vol. 220 No. 6  Hot Line  Additional legislation aids Texas oil industry Building on a bill introduced by the Senate earlier this year to provide tax incentives to marginal well opera

  • People in industry

    June 1999 Vol. 220 No. 6  People  Enrique Pourteau was appointed strategic planning VP for Argentina’s YPF . Julio Tellechea was appointed engineering and technology VP. Dresser-Ran

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