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U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Industry Keys To Success Jun 01

  • Published: June 2001
  • Region: United States
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
  • Apache Corp.
  • Burlington Resources Inc.
  • Devon Energy Corp.
  • Enron Corp.
  • HS Resources Inc.
  • MORE

Abstract
Since 1859, when "Colonel" Edwin L. Drake drilled the first oil well in Pennsylvania, the exploration and production (E&P) industry has been searching for oil and gas deposits and investing capital in facilities that bring these hydrocarbons to production. Given the industry's vital role as an efficient source of energy for transportation, power generation, and petrochemical feedstock, the market for oil and natural gas has expanded greatly since Drake's time, now encompassing the production of more than 75 million barrels of oil per day worldwide and more than 62 billion cubic feet (bcf) of gas per day in the United States alone. The exploration and production of hydrocarbons has historically been profitable, which has prompted a wide range of entities...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Kerr-McGee Corp.
- Noble Energy Inc.
- Occidental Petroleum Corp.
- Apache Corp.
- Unocal Corp.
- Enron Corp.
- Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
- Burlington Resources Inc.
- HS Resources Inc.
- Union Pacific Resources Group Inc.
- Pioneer Natural Resources Co.
- Stone Energy Corp.
- Newfield Exploration Co.
- Houston Exploration Co. READ MORE >

- Kerr-McGee Corp.
- Noble Energy Inc.
- Occidental Petroleum Corp.
- Apache Corp.
- Unocal Corp.
- Enron Corp.
- Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
- Burlington Resources Inc.
- HS Resources Inc.
- Union Pacific Resources Group Inc.
- Pioneer Natural Resources Co.
- Stone Energy Corp.
- Newfield Exploration Co.
- Houston Exploration Co. (The)
- Devon Energy Corp.

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