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Domestic oil and gas finders are attracted to international turf for any number of reasons -- the lure of the big find, the challenges inherent in uncharted territory. Indeed, it can be a heady experience.

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The following is a list of notable worldwide discoveries as of Dec. 1. The list is provided courtesy of IHS Petroconsultants, Houston, as were reported in the IHS Energy Group's International Oil Letter.

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Ed Stockhausen knows the strains, the pains and the gains that come from guiding a drill bit through a zone with geosteering.

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An increasing number of companies, in an increasing number of places around the world, consider horizontal drilling as an option in all kinds of plays. Through May 1999 Denver-based IHS Energy Group's databases contained records for 20,430 horizontal wells in 67 different countries.

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The next several years should reveal the ultimate potential of the Caspian Sea region as a major petroleum province.

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Charles 'Chip' Groat will be speaking for two different luncheons at the annual meeting. Signs are optimistic at the U.S. Geological Survey where Groat is the director.

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1999 opened with West Texas crude at $12.33 per barrel but closed with the price staying above $20. Average price for the year was $18.74. Approvals of mergers added uncertainty to the business climate. Review this list of discoveries throughout the world.

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Oil and gas discoveries of the 90s were significant in location but less so in size. How does this impact the future? 'To meet the current annual demand ... and the demand ... in 2010, new production must originate from a variety of sources...,' says Robert Esser, director of Global Oil and Gas Resources with Cambridge Energy Research Associates.

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In the past decade AAPG's Distinguished Lecture program has become a global effort. The 1999-2000 speaker season, fully support by the AAPG Foundation to keep the costs low, is combining with SEG for the first jointly sponsored Distinguished Lecturer.

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Bright prospects on the horizon include Libya opening some opportunities and Bolivia taking steps to become a major production hub. Follow this midyear roundup to learn of upcoming lease and exploration opportunities and other upstream activities.

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