August 1999 ///

Special Focus

Africa

Egypt

Africa (1)

Cameroon

Africa (2)

Others

Africa (3)

Nigeria

Africa (4)

Algeria

Africa (5)

Libya

Africa (6)

Angola

Africa (7)

Congo

Africa (8)

Gabon

Africa (9)

Tunisia

Africa (10)

Cote d'Ivoire

Far East

China

Far East (1)

Philippines

Far East (2)

Others

Far East (3)

Indonesia

Far East (4)

India

Far East (5)

Malaysia

Far East (6)

Thailand

Far East (7)

Viet Nam

Far East (8)

Pakistan

Far East (9)

Myanmar

Far East (10)

Brunei

FSU/ Eastern Europe

Russia

FSU/ Eastern Europe (1)

Kazakhstan

FSU/ Eastern Europe (2)

Azerbaijan

FSU/ Eastern Europe (3)

Turkmenistan

FSU/ Eastern Europe (4)

Uzbekistan

FSU/ Eastern Europe (5)

Ukraine

FSU/ Eastern Europe (6)

Belarus

FSU/ Eastern Europe (7)

Other FSU republics

FSU/ Eastern Europe (8)

Eastern Europe

Middle East

Saudi Arabia

Middle East (1)

Qatar

Middle East (2)

Turkey

Middle East (3)

Syria

Middle East (4)

Others

Middle East (5)

Kuwait

Middle East (6)

Neutral Zone

Middle East (7)

Abu Dhabi

Middle East (8)

Dubai

Middle East (9)

Oman

Middle East (10)

Iran

Middle East (11)

Iraq

Middle East (12)

Yemen

North America

United States

North America (1)

Canada

North America (2)

Mexico

North America (3)

Cuba

North America (4)

Others

South America

Venezuela

South America (1)

Others

South America (2)

Argentina

South America (3)

Colombia

South America (4)

Brazil

South America (5)

Ecuador

South America (6)

Bolivia

South America (7)

Peru

South America (8)

Trinidad and Tobago

South America (9)

Chile

South Pacific

Australia

South Pacific (1)

Zone of Cooperation

South Pacific (2)

New Zealand

South Pacific (3)

Papua New Guinea

Western Europe

United Kingdom

Western Europe (1)

Norway

Western Europe (2)

Netherlands

Western Europe (3)

Denmark

Western Europe (4)

Italy

Western Europe (5)

France

Western Europe (6)

Germany

Western Europe (7)

Ireland

Western Europe (8)

Austria

World Trends

Some positive signs are emerging

Features

Five ways to improve onshore/ offshore planning and operations

Controlling sustained casing annuli pressure * Openhole whipstock options to fishing * 3-D views of subsea pipeline projects * THERMIE's SIDWASTE drilling fluids treating system * Surveying for upstream technology needs / solutions

Offshore Europe '99 to focus on new challenges

The biennial European offshore conference and exhibition convenes in Aberdeen, September 7-10, with a 100-paper technical program and five management round tables

Special Report

Contents

August 1999 Supplement  Contents  This third annual issue of World Oil and Pipe Line & Gas

DeepStar technology achievements

Highlights of seven year's of cooperative R&D, Phase I through Phase IV

Deepwater Technology

August 1999 Supplement  Contents  This third annual issue of World Oil and Pipe Line & Gas

Early production sytem optimizes three-phase Roncador development

How a DP FPSO system is flow testing two wells in 6,000-ft water

Equivalent circulation density management in ultra-deep, deepwater GOM wells

How to achieve better hole conditions in deeper, 20,000-ft wells

FPSOs in the U.S. Gulf: A field-tested option

Industry/MMS are working toward safe application of proven technology

Fracturing products and additive

Eight-page table lists functions and supplier trade names of 22 categories of additives offered by six major service companies, plus proppant products manufactured by five companies

Large pressure chamber tests ultra-deepwater pipe samples

Critical design testing for Black Sea pipeline in 7,000-ft water, and others

New buckle arrestor/ anode concept could save money

Concept for deepwater pipelines combines buckle arrestors and anode

New developments in mooring for large floating production units

Industry status with taut leg/ synthetic rope/vertically loaded systems

Pre-installation planning critical to laying Marlin lines

Material, stability, line crossing designs for 20-mi oil/gas pipelines

Progress updates on facilities, regulations, flow assurance

A panel in print: Allen Verret – Consortiums are making deep water possible * Michael L. Edwards, Stephan J. Allenson – Flow assurance planning, new chemicals

SubSea MudLift Drilling JIP: Achieving dual-gradient technology

Overview of nine-company group's progress on a key new technology

Columns

Editorial Comment

August 1999 Vol. 220 No. 8  Editorial  Thomas R. Wright, Jr.,  Editorial Director   In perspective As the U.S. active rig count drifted down to

What's happening in drilling

August 1999 Vol. 220 No. 8  Drilling  Robert E. Snyder,  Editor   Deep/deepwater wells, rig attrition, new bits It isn’t often, anymore, t

What's happening in production

August 1999 Vol. 220 No. 8  Production  Perry A. Fischer,  Engineering Editor   Welcome to a warmer world; global warming’s flip side Rese

What's happening offshore

August 1999 Vol. 220 No. 8  Offshore  Robert E. Snyder,  Editor   New construction vessels, subsea activity surge Recent press releases describ

News & Resources

Industry at a glance

August 1999 Vol. 220 No. 8  Industry Stats  International Geophysical Activity Tab

Looking ahead

August 1999 Vol. 220 No. 8  Looking Ahead  U.S. producers receive technical assistance from government. Secretary of Energy, Bill Richardson, announced the names of the first seven companies,

Oil country hot line

August 1999 Vol. 220 No. 8  Hot Line  Transocean, Sedco to merge Schlumberger’s offshore drilling unit, Sedco Forex, and Transocean Offshore plan to merge in a $3.2-billion transaction th

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