Table of Contents

Oil & Gas Journal

01/24/2011
Volume 109, Issue 4
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  • Regular Features

    • OGJ Newsletter
      International News for oil and gas professionals
    • Journally Speaking

      • Pipeliners, wave the flag!
        The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Jan. 3 issued seven safety recommendations, six of them classified as urgent, based on its investigation of the Sept. 9, 2010, natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, Calif., which killed eight people and destroyed more than 30 homes.
    • Editorial

      • The spill report—2
        Two important facts will shape offshore safety regulation after the Macondo tragedy of April 2010: US regulation will change, and offshore work conducted under different types of regulation appears, by some metrics, to be safer.
    • EQUIPMENT | SOFTWARE | LITERATURE
      The new BroadSeis system acquires low and high frequencies simultaneously using Sercel Sentinel solid streamers with a variable depth profile (patent pending).
    • Advertisers Index
    • The Editor's Perspective

    • Market Journal

      • Brent nears $100/bbl
        On Jan. 12, the benchmark February crude contract increased 0.8% to a 2-year high of $91.86/bbl on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while in London, North Sea Brent crude came within $2 of $100/bbl oil, which hadn't been seen since October 2008.
  • General Interest

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