November 2001
Industry At A Glance

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

Advanced Schedule of Articles

Coming In January 2002. . .

Well Control/Intervention


Controlled pressure drilling in high-pressure reservoirs
Deutag Northland Underbalanced Drilling Services describes new technique for dynamic control during UBD operations.


Well control/intervention
A. Sas-Jaworsky II. Part 5 shows how to evaluate a coiled-tubing workover candidate to predict the type of well control that will be needed.


Relief well supplements critical surface blowout control
Wild Well Control describes a two-phase program on a high-risk Gulf Coast gas well recompletion blowout.

Deepwater Technology Report


Technology program will open deep water to lower-cost drilling rigs
How Shell's integrated technology development is designing smaller diameter completions, etc. for major cost cutting.



Defining salt bodies and subsalt plays
Texaco and Bell Geospace authors discuss application of gravity gradiometry techniques for evaluating U.S. Gulf of Mexico reservoirs.

World Oil's Tubing Tables


Tubular connection data from 20 to 25 manufacturers give weight, dimensions, steel grades and minimum joint tension strengths for tubular sizes up through those commonly used for tubing strings. Cutaway drawings show each company's connection profile. The published tables will be reprinted, to be widely available as a handy field design/application reference.

The January issue closes for advertising
on December 1, 2001.

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