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US drilling to slump in '99 despite oil, gas demand gains. R.J. Beck. OGJ, 25 January 1999, 97(4), 49--66 (12 pages).

In spite of increased demand for petroleum products and natural gas in the US, growth rate is purported to fall below last year's level, but the economy will still expand. Tabulated data are presented and discussed in this review/forecast. Total energy consumption, energy by source, oil supply, imports, stocks, refining, refining margins and prices, oil demand, motor gasoline, jet fuel, distillate fuel, residual fuel oil, and natural gas are examined in some detail.

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