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18 Global Oil Hot
Changing technological, political and economic landscapes are opening up new opportunities and new challenges for meeting the world's petroleum needs.
U.S. Offshore Oil Industry: New Perspectives on an Old
The United States and Norway have taken vastly different approaches for developing oil resources offshore while addressing environmental concerns.
Frank T. Manheim
30 Deepwater: Petroleum's Third Wave
Offshore exploration for petroleum is reaching deeper than ever before.
32 A Passive Approach to
Healthy Oil Production
Listening to the planet's creaks and groans allows researchers to "watch" what is happening to oil and
natural gas belowground.
Lisa M. Pinsker
Seismic Success Story in Wyoming
Citizens can be effective in promoting policy change: Take the case of a group of local citizens who rallied the support of Congress and their community in installing a seismic network.
8 NEWS NOTES
Alaska's new pipeline * New dates for old deer bones * Carbon dioxide alchemy * Antarctic ice connections * Review of creationist book shelved * Pyrite fossil preservation * Acidic waters threaten sea life * Vying for the North Pole
17 POLITICAL SCENE
40 FOR STUDENTS
44 ENERGY & RESOURCES
72 GEOLOGIC COLUMN