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JANUARY 1999

Special Focus

Features

Columns

  • Editorial Comment

    Thomas R. Wright, Jr., Editorial Director
    Indications may portend an end to the "Asian flu" and oil supply glut
  • Comment

    R. W. Scott
    Mega-mergers take big oil back to its roots; socialists are moving in
  • International

    Kurt S. Abraham, International Editor
    Giant mergers will impact this year' s activity; Venezuela alters course
  • Oil and gas in Washington

    Charles D. Matthews, Contributing Editor
    New GOP leaders in 106th Congress; Comments on key regulatory actions
  • What's happening in drilling

    J. John Grow, Engineering Editor
    Some Amoco/BP merger results; GOM deepwater "turning to the right"
  • What's happening in exploration

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Seismic slip-survey technique; New "visualization" centers in Norway/ Houston
  • What's happening in production

    Perry A. Fischer, Engineering Editor
    Comments from PESA and USA Engage on the unfairness of trade sanctions
  • What's happening offshore

    Robert E. Snyder, Editor
    Recent analyses of world supply/ demand, and depletion in the U.S. Gulf

News & Resources

  • Companies in the news

    January 1999 Vol. 220 No. 1  Company News  Apache Corp. agreed to acquire certain oil and gas interests in the Carnarvon basin, offshore Western Australia, from subsidiaries of Novus Petroleum Ltd. P

  • Industry at a glance

    January 1999 Vol. 220 No. 1  Industry Stats  International Geophysical Activity Ta

  • Looking ahead

    January 1999 Vol. 220 No. 1  Looking Ahead  UAE exhorts non-OPEC members to cooperate in production cuts. Following a quarrelsome meeting of OPEC members in Vienna, United Arab Emirates Minis

  • Oil country hot line

    January 1999 Vol. 220 No. 1  Hot Line  Exxon, Mobil wed in record merger In the biggest merger in history, Exxon and Mobil will become one company, Exxon Mobil Corp. The $76.6-billion deal to c

  • People in industry

    January 1999 Vol. 220 No. 1  People  . Charles Reimer joined British-Borneo Exploration as president. Due to the merger with Hardy Oil and Gas, changes have been made to the executive bo

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  • 1999 Tubing Reference Tables

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

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