Watching Government: Careful wishes

Recent terrorist attacks in the US closed doors to the petroleum industry but also opened windows.First the bad news: The Sept. 11 events will continue to inflict deep personal costs on oil and gas companies that will linger for years. There are also tangible expenses that must be addressed-some short-term, others indefinite.Security upgrades to the nation's gas pipelines and electric grid could increase costs that will be passed on to ratepayers.Meanwhile, the widely accepted business practice of just-in-time inventories, used to some extent by some companies to be more efficient, may also be revisited. If busi- nesses feel they must stockpile parts or fuel, consumers will pay an add...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected