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  1. Appeals court upholds denial of compensation for lease off Florida

    Online Articles

    Thu, 4 Dec 2003

    that denied the company compensation for a long-held offshore lease on which the state prohibited the company from drilling for oil and gas. The First District Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court's denial of affiliate Coastal Petroleum Co

  2. Gore to ban drilling off key states if elected US president

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Nov 1999

    US Vice-Pres. Al Gore has pledged that, if elected president, he will ban any new offshore drilling for oil and gas along the California and Florida coasts. He made the announcement during a campaign stop at the Seacoast Science Center

  3. Rig Health-Risk Audits Will Benefit Operators, Contractors

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 29 Nov 1999

    humidity, and airborne contamination. (Fig. 1). Click here to enlarge image Like other heavy industries, drilling for oil and gas can pose a significant risk to health. However, unlike most heavy industries which are static in terms of

  4. Offshore drilling

    Online Articles

    Fri, 29 Oct 1999

    Drilling pledge Vice President Al Gore has pledged that, if elected President, he would ban any new offshore drilling for oil and gas along the California and Florida coasts. The Clinton administration had prohibited new leasing, but not

  5. MMS: Record number of rigs now drilling in Gulf of Mexico's ultradeep water

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    Fri, 5 Mar 2004

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, Mar. 5 -- A record number of drilling rigs currently a total of 12 are drilling for oil and gas in the ultradeep waters (5,000 ft or deeper) of the Gulf of Mexico, according to the US Minerals Management Service

  6. Frontier basins seeing new exploration in New Mexico

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    Mon, 16 Sep 1996

    Ronald F. Broadhead New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources Socorro, N.M. Drilling for oil and natural gas in New Mexico remained steady in 1995, and exploration picked up in frontier areas of the state after several

  7. HORIZONTAL NIOBRARA PLAY PROCEEDING WITH CAUTION

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    Mon, 11 Nov 1991

    Petzet Exploration Editor Caution and careful planning are the watchwords for operators in their approach to horizontal drilling for oil in Upper Cretaceous Niobrara chalk in Colorado and Wyoming. Despite its geologic age equivalence with the Austin

  8. OGJ Newsletter

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    Tue, 7 Jan 2014

    drilling in Canada fell to 263 units, down 135 from a week ago, but 59 units more than the same week last year. Rigs drilling for oil in Canada fell 96 units to 131, while those targeting gas reached 132 units, down 39. API notes 23.1% rise in

  9. US land, oil drilling dips to 1,757 units in latest rig count report

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    Fri, 27 Dec 2013

    drilling in Canada fell to 263 units, down 135 from a week ago, but 59 units more than the same week last year. Rigs drilling for oil in Canada fell 96 units to 131, while those targeting gas reached 132 units, down 39. Major states, basins Among

  10. Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count up 13 to 1,791

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    Fri, 16 Aug 2013

    waters fell 1 unit to 23. Rigs drilling for oil in the US rose 12 units to reach ..... were down 96 units, while those drilling for oil were down 28. Six rigs were ..... ago. The 1-unit rise in rigs drilling for oil cancelled out the 1-unit loss

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