Glimpses of today in 1945

Each year since 1945 Oil & Gas Journal has published separately for its readers an index of the previous year's articles. Until the coming of computers, it was the only practical way to pinpoint and retrieve information.Below is a sampling of headlines from 1945. The 2003 index and the one from 1945 have some surprising similarities. Check the list and see how things have changed in 59 years—and how they have stayed the same.Drilling, productionPhillips testing world's deepest well.Horizontal drilling restores well which had been abandoned 17 years.Wells slanted out 3,700 ft tap under-ocean pool.Five fields with 51 wells in Iran produce 365,000 bbl of crude daily.New diesel-...

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