Bruised, but unbroken:
What a difference a year makes [71,439 bytes]
Introducing an annual turn-of-the-year feature that offers special perspectives by OGJ editors on the worldwide petroleum industry, this article is the last of a three-part series examining the current state of the industry and expectations for the coming year. This week, OGJ Editor John Kennedy offers his perspective on 1998 and 1999.
Markets and mergers. More precisely, bad oil markets and big oil mergers turned last year's happy days of January into the sleepless nights of December for energy professionals, managers, and executives.
The cause of last year'...