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  • Title:
    Geophysical Advances Put New Capabilities within Operators' Reach
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  • Volume:
    43
  • Page:
    54-61
  • Publisher:
    NATIONAL PUBLISHERS GROUP INC.
  • Year of publication:
    2000
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    8 pages
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  • Type of media:
    Article (Journal)
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    Print
  • Language:
    English
  • Classification:
    DDC:    665.5

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State Legislative: Colorado DNR prefiles bill on surface damages
| 2000
14
State Legislative: CIPA records successes on oil and gas bills; Texas committee chairman offers plan to lower gas severance taxes
| 2000
16
Ohio legislation creates new regulatory agency
| 2000
16
State Legislative: Electric relief measures win California approval
| 2000
16
Royalty Relief: MMS plans to continue deepwater royalty relief on as-needed basis
| 2000
18
State Legislative: New York governor proposes to eliminate natural gas gross receipts tax; Wyoming independents fight to save incentives
| 2000
18
WeCTOGA and NTOGA boards vote to merge
| 2000
18
Oklahoma legislator worries about impact of regulations on small businesses; Alabama Legislature okays tax deal in special session
| 2000
18
U.S. EPA approves Alabama's coalbed methane fracturing rules
| 2000
19
Texas RRC: Commissioners split on attempt to reform well plugging program
| 2000
19
Deepwater Royalties: MMS announces initiatives in Gulf Lease Sale 178 notice
| 2000
20
Rig Census: Reed-Hycalog finds higher utilization, but fewer rigs in fleet
| 2000
26
Meetings: WeCTOGA plans changes for 2000 annual convention; Improved oil Recovery Symposium takes global view
| 2000
26
Abandoned Wells: Texans consider boosting cleanup fund
| 2000
28
Save Domestic Oil: Commerce resists Court of International Trade ruling
| 2000
29
Save Domestic Oil: Judge gives new life to anti-dumping petition
| 2000
30
Federal Legislation: Oil price legislation falls by the wayside
| 2000
30
Gasoline prices grab the spotlight
| 2000
31
LIAISON Committee: LIAISON looks at `fracture fix,' politics of tax relief
| 2000
31
Federal Legislation: Oil and gas provisions left out of tax bill
| 2000
31
Pipeline Safety: President unveils new hazardous liquids regulations
| 2000
32
Congressional Testimony: IPAA chairman cites need for access to capital, federal lands
| 2000
32
Federal Legislation: Senate advances home heating oil reserve
| 2000
32
Politicians offer responses to rising gasoline prices
| 2000
33
Federal Legislation: Oil and gas issues caught in logjam
| 2000
34
Order 639: FERC seeks OCS transportation rate transparency
| 2000
34
NATURAL GAS WHITE PAPERS
Economides, M. J. / Oligney, R. E. | 2000
34
Public Lands: Associations object to Forest Service road ban
| 2000
34
Utah plans to sue federal government
| 2000
34
Pipeline Safety: Congress punts on federal legislation; New Mexico weighs state law
| 2000
35
Studies show oil and gas incentives pay big dividends; New chairman hails historical values
| 2000
35
Crude Oil Markets: Dean Witter Reynolds predicts strong prices, less volatility
| 2000
35
Federal Legislation: Pipeline safety bill carries $10 billion price tag
| 2000
36
RRC strengthens inactive well rules
| 2000
36
Texas: Producers cite environmental costs at RRC state-of-industry hearing
| 2000
36
Crude Prices: Analysts expect 2000 average to exceed $25
| 2000
36
Hydraulic Fracturing: Industry doubts need for EPA study
| 2000
37
Commerce nixes oil import controls
| 2000
37
Orphan Wells: IOGCC says orphan well crisis easing
| 2000
38
EIA raises oil and gas price projections
| 2000
38
OPEC Oil: OPEC production nearing capacity
| 2000
39
California CNG: Fuel specifications threaten oil industry
| 2000
40
Federal Old ideas pushed with new legislation
| 2000
40
Texas RRC: Railroad Commission trims W-1X well program; RRC tries to improve pipeline safety
| 2000
41
Natural Gas Summit: Healthy industry key to meeting demand
| 2000
41
Public Lands Access: Inventory of available lands is a needed first step
| 2000
42
System Ushers in Step Change in Drilling Technology featuring
Terry, J. | 2000
42
Climate Change: Oil industry taking `positive' approach
| 2000
43
Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program provides training for local fire departments
| 2000
43
Gas-Targeted Drilling Forcing Change in Rig Market
Nikkel, J. G. | 2000
43
Time is right for LIOGA prospect expo
| 2000
43
Federal Royalties: Final crude valuation rule makes few changes
| 2000
44
Integrated Geophysical Services Provide Access to Technology, Expertise
Wells, F. T. | 2000
44
Mitchell Energy Continues to `Bring on the Gas'
Beims, T. | 2000
44
Crude Oil Royalty Valuation: Federal rule still lacking; MMS improves Indian valuation rule
| 2000
45
Climate Change: Politicians spar over Kyoto protocol
| 2000
45
Members add opposition to selling SPR crude to Independent Producer Agenda
| 2000
45
Public Lands: Mountain States Legal Foundation challenges roadless review
| 2000
46
Oil Prices: EIA projects price jump; Bad math blamed for 1998-99 woes
| 2000
46
Risk-Reward Approach Reveals Top International Prospects
Scott, C. | 2000
47
Industry responds to DOE comment
| 2000
48
Independents Blast into 2000
Campbell, B. | 2000
48
Independents Continue to Drive Activity in Gulf
Shirley, K. | 2000
48
Technological Building Blocks Creating `E-Gas Field'
Pollock, C. W. / Long, E. D. | 2000
48
`People Skills' Crucial to Ocean Energy's Success
Griffiths, S. A. | 2000
50
UBO Brings Economic Benefits To Depleting Reservoirs
Zwager, D. | 2000
50
DECISON 2000 After years of relative obscurity, first home heating oil prices and later spiking gasoline prices have thrust U.S. energy polity into consumer consciousness and, consequently, political debates
| 2000
52
Developments Opening Door to Alaska for Independents
Boyd, K. | 2000
52
Trends Outline Future of Data Management, E-Business
Stark, P. H. / Cooper, S. | 2000
52
3-D Geologic Models Enabling New Geosteering Precision
Belcher, R. | 2000
52
Strategy Locks Price without Sacrificing Upside Participation
Riley, T. | 2000
52
Technology Advancements Spur Growth of CT Drilling
Lunan, B. | 2000
54
Geophysical Advances Put New Capabilities within Operators' Reach
Weiss, E. | 2000
56
Natural Gas, Technology Key to Success at Abraxas
Shirley, K. | 2000
57
PBIOS puts spotlight on technology
| 2000
58
Benefits of UBO Well Suited to Independents' Projects
Zwager, D. | 2000
58
Process Helps Ensure Success of UBD Operations
Lunan, B. | 2000
58
Gas, Real Estate Hallmarks of George Mitchell's Career
| 2000
58
XML Solution Facilitates Oil and Gas E-Commerce
Flanagan, P. | 2000
58
Applications Illustrate Economic Viability of Multilaterals
Oberkircher, J. | 2000
60
Internet Technologies Spawning New Oil and Gas `E-World'
Beims, T. | 2000
60
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS A new breed of supercomputer is "clustering" the collective computational might of desktop-class CPUs through distributed architectures and the Linux™ operating system to bring low-cost, high-performance capabilities to bear on seismic processing and analysis
| 2000
62
Integration Key to Success in Directional CT UBD
Thatcher, D. A. A. / Szutiak, G. A. / Lemay, M. M. | 2000
62
Capital Markets Strengthening for Upstream
Finnegan, H. M. / Rowden, K. R. | 2000
62
Technology Helps Cabot Manage Explosion in Data
Drake, R. G. | 2000
62
Oil and Gas Dot-Coms Speed Old Ways into the New
Goodale, R. | 2000
64
Apache Strives to Become `Independent of Choice'
Plank, R. | 2000
64
Evergreen Resources Inc.'s Raton Basin experience is a classic case study in how, given the opportunity and inclination, a small independent can strike it big in even the most puzzling play
Beims, T. | 2000
68
POWER OF E-BUSINESS BRINGS INTERNET'S POTENTIAL TO LIFE
| 2000
68
Seismic Currency Method Links Seismic Volumes, Value
Youmans, B. J. | 2000
68
E-Procurement Giving Operators Increased Buying Power
McGuinness, D. | 2000
69
`Wait and See' Attitude on Upstream Financing Prevails
Cumming, D. | 2000
69
Anadarko-Designed Application Makes Data Accessible
Jacobs, J. | 2000
70
THE GULF OF MEXICO
Huck, R. | 2000
72
Rotating control head technology is helping to expand the application of underbalanced drilling and completion to many sedimentary basins, significantly improving the economics
"Ted" Bourgoyne, A. T. | 2000
73
ASPs Delivering New Solutions for Financial IT
Orr, D. | 2000
74
Project Planning Crucial for Gemini Subsea Project
Cromb, J. R. / Summers, A. H. / Jefferies, A. | 2000
74
Independents Pioneer Coalbed Methane Trends
Shirley, K. | 2000
76
Variations on UBD Opening Way to Growing Applications
Wilkes, T. M. | 2000
76
The need to enhance production is driving the growth of well automation and optimization systems capable of expanding the operating envelope, minimizing down time and improving the efficiency of all types of artificial lift equipment
Broussard, J. / Sakocius, K. | 2000
78
New Technology Enhances Seismic Chimney Interpretation
Heggland, R. / Meldahl, P. / de Groot, P. / Aminzadeh, F. | 2000
78
Early Applications Show Casing Drilling's Potential
Goodale, R. | 2000
79
Dot-Com Revolution Driving Cost, Efficiency Gains
Goodale, R. | 2000
80
Dual Density Method Changing Deepwater Well Control
Leach, C. / Schwartz, D. | 2000
81
Conference Spotlights Coalbed Methane Advances
| 2000
82
Joint Industry Project Strives to Improve ESP Run Life
Alhanati, F. / Solanki, S. | 2000
84
DeepStar Leading Push for EPSOs in Gulf
Verret, A. J. | 2000
84
DRILLING FLUIDS The textbook drilling of the L.M. Broussard No. 1 onshore southern Louisiana represents a milestone for operators working in the area, and underscores the success of a new integrated drilling fluids management approach that was used to drill the 18,417-foot exploratory well
Kelly, H. / Lawrence, R. / Glasspool, B. / Butler, F. / Leeper, M. / Pipkin, W. | 2000
85
Increasing Bandwidth Enabling RSP-Based Business Models
Gibson, J. W. | 2000
85
Strategic Sourcing Provides Benefits to Producers
Chaddick, M. R. | 2000
86
Bit Designs Help Operators Overcome Drilling Challenges
Lee, M. | 2000
86
Gravel Pack Incorporates Permanent Downhole Sensors
McKay, G. / Bixenman, P. W. / Watson, G. | 2000
86
New Economy Changing Sources of Value Creation
Peebler, R. P. | 2000
87
Inspection, Maintenance Vital Before Restarting Pumping Units
McDonald, R. G. B. | 2000
87
Texas RRC Moves into Age of Paperless Permitting
Cisco, S. L. / LaHood, D. | 2000
88
CT Fracturing Yielding New Capabilities, Benefits
Zemlak, W. | 2000
88
Technology Opening Coalbed, Coal Mine Methane
Butts, R. C. / Hall, J. M. | 2000
90
Advances Expanding Fluid System Options
Caenn, R. | 2000
90
Air Pollution: Environmental Respiratory Center studies how pollutants interact
| 2000
90
Prices, 30 Tcf Vision Stimulating `Frontier' Gas Development
Ziff, P. H. | 2000
90
New Millennium Holds Technology Marvels, Business Challenges
Lesar, D. | 2000
90
ASP Model Delivers Bottom-Line Benefits
Herbert, R. | 2000
91
New Paraffin Dispersant Proves Effective in Field Applications
Ford, W. G. / Glenn, R. V. / Hebert, J. / Buller, J. | 2000
93
Gyrfalcon Demonstrates Benefits of ISP Approach
Williams, A. | 2000
93
Joint Industry Projects Leading to Cementing Advances
Sabins, F. | 2000
94
Independents Find Opportunity In High-Nitrogen Gas Fields
Tucker, E. B. | 2000
95
Web-Based Marketplaces Present New Opportunities
Parigi, T. M. | 2000
96
Independents Taking Larger Share of Gulf Activity
Williams, T. S. | 2000
96
Rising Insurance Rates Reflect Higher Activity Levels
Merz, R. | 2000
96
Subsea Technology Key in Marathon's Arnold Success
Nirider, L. | 2000
97
Gulf Applications Show Viability of Cuttings Reinjection
Reddoch, J. | 2000
97
Problems Start, Stop with Primary Cementing
Ghalambor, A. / Mikolajczyk, R. / Revett, L. W. | 2000
98
Gas Holds Favorable Position in Changing Electric Market
Holtberg, P. D. | 2000
98
Procedures Restore Productivity of Shut-In Wells
Hill, A. D. | 2000
100
Numbers Show Large Loss Ratios for Insurers
Ashcraft, S. P. | 2000
100
Real-Time Monitoring Improves Well, Field Performance
Conn, T. A. J. | 2000
101
Insurance Industry Trends Contribute to Rising Premiums
Gustafson, R. | 2000
101
Factors Define Situation at Starting Point to 21st Century
Stark, P. H. | 2000
102
Training Helps Hold Line On Insurance Cost
Goodridge, G. | 2000
102
Desiccants Offer Cost, Operational Benefits
Bowman, B. | 2000
103
Developments in Gulf Bringing Higher Bonding Rates
Die, R. C. | 2000
104
Eastern Gulf Data Reveal Promising Play Concepts
Bain, J. E. | 2000
104
Independents' Project Represents Future in Automation
Shirley, K. | 2000
104
Resin Treatments Control Water, Gas Migration Problems
Thomas, B. / Heaven, W. J. | 2000
105
Evolving Technologies Key to Samson's IT Strategy
Neill, D. | 2000
106
E-Revolution Re-Shaping Gas Industry
Campbell, B. | 2000
106
Gas Compressor Leasing A Growing Option
Ingram, J. W. | 2000
107
System Perforates, Stimulates Multiple Zones
Shirley, K. | 2000
107
Integrated 3-D Modeling Enhances Geologic Mapping
Cowden, D. / Harrell, M. K. / Jones, S. / Nunez, J. | 2000
107
Internet Opening Doors to Online Recruitment, Training
Lee, M. | 2000
108
Is Oil Price Shock Just Around the Corner?
Simmons, M. R. | 2000
109
Program Helps Independents Develop New Technologies
Brashear, J. P. / Becker, A. B. / Faulder, D. D. | 2000
110
Flow Computers, Internet Giving Rise To `E-Gas Field'
Stinson, W. | 2000
110
Push into Deep Water Brings Flow Assurance Challenges
Verret, A. J. | 2000
110
Component Technologies Building Framework for DWD
Sandia National Laboratories | 2000
111
Potential Fields Data Optimize Velocity Models
Weber, M. / Lyman, G. | 2000
111
Independents Find Opportunity Onshore, Offshore Gulf Coast
Shirley, K. | 2000
111
IPAA: Uncertain world dynamics propel oil, while politics challenge producers
| 2000
112
RMOTC Puts New PC-Based SCADA System to Test
Newquist, D. / Rhodes, L. | 2000
113
Cement Unit Saves Time, Cost in Shallow Gas Drilling
Braun, B. / Foda, S. | 2000
114
North American Gas: Alaskan gas makes strong economic case
| 2000
114
Industry Near `Critical Turning Point' in Supply, Demand
Robertson, J. D. | 2000
116
4-D Technologies Opening Way to `E-Oil Field' of Future
Anderson, R. | 2000
116
Advances Refining Capabilities of Subsea Processing
Noce, R. | 2000
117
Factors Determine Economics Of EFM, Automation
Cheney, T. R. | 2000
117
Understanding Gulf's Evolution Key to Potential New Plays
Lowrie, A. / Lerche, I. | 2000
118
Membrane Technology Quantifies Gas in Drilling Muds
Hawker, D. P. | 2000
118
Technology Identifies, Quantifies Pay Zones in Thin Beds
Hibbin, G. / Engels, O. G. | 2000
118
Right Gas Processing Strategy Key to CBM, CMM Economics
D Amico, J. S. | 2000
118
Natural Gas: 30 Tcf market requires government, industry cooperation
| 2000
119
NSWA: Association names Harold Hamm president
| 2000
119
CIPA: Tax incentives top CIPA legislative agenda
| 2000
120
Hall of Fame: Kansas prepares to honor six new inductees
| 2000
120
PBIOS: Exhibitors, technical program make 2000 a rousing Success
| 2000
120
Deep Gas Successes Sparking Appalachian Activity
Beims, T. | 2000
121
Coastal Alliance: California industry moves to support offshore development
| 2000
121
Intelligent Completions Enhance Full-Field Economics
Jackson, V. B. | 2000
123
Practical Problems Shape Future for Geophysical Advances
Aminzadeh, F. | 2000
124
Deepwater Project Fast Tracks 3-D Prestack Depth Imaging
Kapoor, S. J. / Purnell, N. P. / Anderson, A. | 2000
124
Marginal Oil & Gas: States keep stripper wells producing
| 2000
124
OIPA: Oklahoma oilmen strive to aggregate purchasing power
| 2000
124
PBPA: Regulators see inactive wells as assets
| 2000
125
Offshore, Onshore Access Issues Top IPAA's Agenda
Beims, T. | 2000
127
IOGA NY: Trenton-Black River play keeps New York running strong
| 2000
127
Project Extends Drill Bit Seismic into Deepwater Gulf
Armstrong, P. / Nutt, L. / Minton, R. | 2000
127
Rathbone Well: West Virginia rehabilitates historic well
| 2000
128
COGA: Opportunities and challenges await Colorado industry
| 2000
128
Independents Continue to Lead Activity in Gulf
Wells, B. | 2000
129
PC-Based Visualization Enhances Interpretation
Sacrey, D. K. | 2000
129
Public Image: Oklahoma public `gets the message'
| 2000
129
POGAM: Association defends industry in state legislature
| 2000
131
MIPRO: Better oil and gas prices evoke measured response
| 2000
131
`Seven Percent Rule' Protects from Clay Swelling
Gdanski, R. | 2000
131
Research Project: Consortium focuses on stripper wells
| 2000
132
IOGA NY: Gas casts bright shadow across state
| 2000
132
OIPA: Conference speakers foretell dark skies, bright future
| 2000
132
KOGA: Pooling statute fares better than do tax incentives
| 2000
133
PBPA: Permian Basin leader mixes optimism with reality
| 2000
133
Combining Surface 3-D and Downhole VSP Yields Better Data
Constance, P. E. / Holland, M. B. / Roche, S. L. / Bicquart, P. / Bryans, B. / Gelinsky, S. / Ralph, J. G. / Bloor, R. I. | 2000
134
Trends Point Way to Future of ROV Technology
| 2000
134
COGA Gas Conference: Future bright for Rocky Mountain gas
| 2000
135
`E-Reservoir' Part of New World Order
Usher, C. | 2000
136
MIPRO: Web presence in association's future
| 2000
137
COGA: Annual meeting continues emphasis on natural gas
| 2000
138
TOGA: Independents learning ways to exploit Knox potential
| 2000
138
Electric Decontrol: Oklahoma debates value of restructuring bill
| 2000
139
IPRB: Illinois check-off completes first remediation project
| 2000
140
TAEP: Landowner association steps up attacks
| 2000
140
Oil & Gas Conference: Kansas Corporation Commission zeros in on abandoned wells
| 2000
141
IOPA, Tri-State: Illinois Basin working toward recovery
| 2000
141
Transitioning to Change Key to Implementing New Technology
Chimblo, R. D. | 2000
142
Illinois: IPRB focuses on education goals
| 2000
142
IOGA PA: Regulation and tax proposals dampen outlook
| 2000
143
Emerging Technology Poised to Revolutionize Drilling
Goode, P. A. | 2000
144
KIOGA: History, oil price color optimistic outlook
| 2000
144
OIPA: Fall conference takes look abroad
| 2000
148
Coalbed methane propels Virginia to record year
| 2000
148
Successful Data Management Builds Corporate Value
D Angelo, J. / Troy, B. | 2000
150
EKOGA: State budget alters association agenda
| 2000
150
Technology Takes Center Stage at OTC 2000
Lee, M. | 2000
152
EKOGA: Better times also bring new challenges
| 2000
152
Successful Companies Learn to Harness Inevitable Change
Brawley, W. | 2000
152
Luncheons Feature Hot Topics, Achievement Awards
| 2000
153
`T2B' is Future of Upstream Computing
Lewis, J. / Fawcett, S. | 2000
154
Technical Papers Spotlight Latest Advances
Beims, T. | 2000
154
Kansas Oil Museum: El Dorado museum puts people in industry's history
| 2000
157
2000 show features cutting-edge technologies
| 2000
157
POGAM: Association fights anti-growth initiatives
| 2000
157
IOGA Pa: Pipeline and tax issues keep IOGA busy
| 2000
158
OIPA explores electricity buyers co-op
| 2000
160
Advance planning ensures legislative success
| 2000
161
Minard Run: 125-year-old oil company goes back to beginning
| 2000
162
Texas legislative interim filled with hot issues
| 2000
164
Knowledge and Technology Improve Recovery of Reserves
Demshur, D. M. | 2000
165
IPANM: Environmental, access issues dominate agenda
| 2000
165
IOGA WV on forefront of national regulatory issue
| 2000
167
Investing in Rockies' gas emphasis for COGA
| 2000
168
Texas Panhandle climbing out of turbulent period
| 2000
173
Artificial Lift to Take New Role in Optimizing Production
Colley, E. L. | 2000
178
E-Commerce is Changing How Industry Does Business
Livesay, J. | 2000
179
Olimen focus on trimming regulations
| 2000
184
Environmental agency considers innovative initiatives
| 2000
185
What is the Energy Cost of Powering the Internet?
Mills, M. P. / Huber, P. W. | 2000
186
DNR developing Mineral Resources Division
| 2000
189
Associations pace evolving oil and gas industry
| 2000
192
Technology Enables New Reservoir Simulation Capabilities
Smith, C. / Thomas, G. L. / Barden, D. | 2000
196
America gradually waking to energy realities
| 2000
198
Gas Hydrates Hold Vast Potential for 21st Century
Allison, E. C. / Byrer, C. W. / Guthrie, H. D. / Mroz, T. H. | 2000
199
Rising gas prices bring more public policy challenges
| 2000
201
Potential for LEAF mischief growing
| 2000
202
Associations confront state tax and regulatory issues
| 2000
203
Prices and politics focus for IOPA gathering
| 2000
204
Positive production figures cheer Tennessee
| 2000
210
Mississippi Oil and Gas Board approves new rule
| 2000
210
Oklahoma producers worry about intrastate market
| 2000
245
Conference explores opportunities and technologies
| 2000
2000 Permian Basin International Oil Show
| 2000

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