WORLD WELL NUMBERING STANDARD TO BE DEVELOPED

An industry subcommittee has formulated a proposal for a worldwide well number standard and has issued a request for quote to develop the proposal. The American Association of Petroleum Geologists database standards subcommittee reviewed comments on the standard Aug. 6 in Houston (OGJ, Apr. 13, p. 94). The subcommittee reached consensus that a worldwide well number standard be proposed, that the number should provide a minimum amount of data, and that one vendor should assign the numbers.

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