February 2005 ///

Special Focus

International: Canadian outlook

Two consecutive, record-setting years deserve yet another

International: Global offshore drilling

More drilling offshore this year

International: Worldwide drilling

Buoyed by high prices, drilling rates are feverish

International: Worldwide oil production

Global output struggles to meet demand

United States: 2005 E&P spending

Spending boost to continue in 2005

United States: Crude Oil Prices

2005 oil outlook: Is this the year when demand outstrips supply?

United States: Producing gas wells

US gas well growth continues

United States: Producing oil wells

$40 to $50 crude keeps strippers pumping

United States: US drilling

Drilling activity surge will lead to record year

United States: US production

Oil and gas production remarkably flat - again

United States: US reserves

US oil reserves down, gas up

United States: US rotary rigs

Better gets better still

United States: Washington In 2005

Congress likely to differ with Bush on US energy policy

Features

Global LNG market is in transformation

Recent years have produced some of the most significant changes in the LNG business, prompted by broadening demand and growing supply competition.

North American Gas Outlook: Taking the High Road

Supply and demand are remarkably volatile, yet remain within a consistent range despite record drilling. Meanwhile, traders keep gaming and playing the game with gas prices.

Petroleum Technology Digest: Internet access to well information

An easily accessible and minable database, offered by governmental agencies, can generate prospects and increase production.Columns

Tapered coiled tubing reaches extreme depths

New coiled tubing string development and pipe handling equipment increased operating well depth ranges by 55%.

US firms could follow Canada's lead in coiled tubing drilling

Canada is the world's leader in development and use of coiled tubing, but a DOE project hopes to apply this technology to slim holes.

Columns

Drilling advances

The new “boom"

Editorial Comment

Polemic propaganda

International Politics

Yukos goes to auction. Who's next?

What's new in production

DOE deep gas stimulation; New CBM technology

What's new in exploration

Earthquake prediction

News & Resources

Companies in the news

Vol. 226 No. 2  Schlumberger Oilfield Services and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) have extended the capabilities and functionality of DISKOS, the national

Industry at a glance

Vol. 226 No. 2   State firm NNPC said Nigerian reserves are at 35.5 billion bbl, with production on the rise. Other OPEC countries,

New products

Vol. 226 No. 2  Extended pressure range for multivariable transmitter Bristol Babcock announces that an upper-range limit (URL) of 4,000 psi is now

People in industry

Vol. 226 No. 2  Judson Wallace was named VP, manufacturing operations, for Grant Prideco’s Tubular Technology and Services division. Wallace has more than 25 years o

World of Oil

Vol. 226 No. 2  KURT S. ABRAHAM, MANAGING/INTERNATIONAL EDITOR   

Supplement

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A monthly magazine offering industry news, statistics and technical editorial to the oil and gas drilling, exploration and production industry.

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