February 2007 ///

Special Focus

International: Canadian outlook

Canada skirts the precipice

International: Worldwide oil production

Demand flattens, giving producers time to expand capacity

United States: 2007 E&P spending

Oil industry spending plans grow by 7%

United States: Prices and Supply

Will 2007 finally unravel our oil mysteries?

United States: Producing gas wells

US gas well expansion accelerates

United States: Producing oil wells

US producing oil wells up slightly

United States: US drilling

US leads the world in drilling

United States: US production

Production is up, and it's down, depending on how you measure it

United States: US reserves

US oil and gas reserves rise

United States: US rotary rigs

US rig count continues to defy gravity

United States: Washington in 2007

Oil and gas will have an uphill battle in Washington

International: Worldwide drilling

Drilling outside the US hits a plateau

Features

Coiled Tubing Technology: Acid tunneling with coiled tubing significantly increases production

A technique to construct dendritic wells enhances surface area and subsequent production in carbonate formations.

Coiled Tubing Technology: Anti-stall technology boosts the value of coiled tubing well intervention

A new way to prevent stalling in downhole drilling motors has been shown to improve the efficiency of drilling and milling in oilwell applications.

Coiled Tubing Technology: Coordinating a coiled-tubing intervention campaign

Planning and executing multi-well acid stimulations produced a high success rate across Asia-Pacific.

LNG: Broadening LNG market presents opportunities, challenges

An industry SWOT analysis shows Mexico and Canada are poised to make major strides in the US, while liquefaction and regasification capacities expand worldwide.

Produced Water Report: Operator uses innovative water treatment technology to meet discharge regulations

Coalbed methane dewatering programs can create an enormous amount of water. A cost-effective, flexible approach gets the job done.

Coiled Tubing Technology: Abrasive treatment of wellbore casing offers service alternative

High-pressure jet cuts well-casing slots and windows for stimulation or recompletion.

Columns

Drilling advances

Coiled tubing drilling gains popularity

Editorial Comment

Complexity can hide greed

What's new in exploration

Predicting earthquakes: Geothermal energy revisited

What's new in production

Solar-enhanced production

News & Resources

Companies in the news

 

Acquisitions, mergers, ventures and other company news

Industry at a glance

Last year ended with a 100,000-bopd increase in world supply, totaling 85.08 million bopd, and a 450,000-bopd decrease in global oil demand

New products

 

New product and service offerings from company press releases

People in industry

 

Personnel changes and promotions in the petroleum industry.

World of Oil

International news in the oil and gas industry.

Supplement

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