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

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    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. Offshore drilling

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    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

  3. 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

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

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    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

  5. 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


    Magazine Articles

    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

  7. 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

  8. US firms' reported earnings dip in second quarter

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    Mon, 15 Sep 2014

    rigs reached 1,861 for the month of June, up from 1,761 a year earlier, according to Baker Hughes Inc. Rigs drilling for oil climbed to a historic high of 1,545 at the end of the second quarter, while the number of gas rigs shrank to 314

  9. MARKET WATCH: NYMEX’s January contract expires with a daily gain

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    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    affected.” The US onshore rig count also went down again. Baker Hughes Inc. said Dec. 19 the number of rotary rigs drilling for oil in the US fell for the seventh time in 10 weeks to the lowest level since May. US natural gas futures prices on Dec

  10. Texas Petro Index sets record for 7th straight month

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    Mon, 4 Aug 2014

    of the market has come with the increased focus on oil exploration and production. Today, 92% of active rigs are drilling for oil . The other expansion that has occurred since the turn of the millennium, during 2003-08, was principally driven

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