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2003

   
Current Column:
Now What Problem Are We Solving?

January:
Is Licensure Good Business?

February:
Drawing the Wrong Conclusions

March:
'Mean' Can Mean A Lot to the Project

April: Ethical Conduct Expected, Essential

May: Myth of the Prospector Lingers

June: The More Zones, The Merrier

July: Risk Analysis Skill Can Mean Bucks

August: Now What Problem Are We Solving?

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2002

January:
Foul Ups? Let Us Count the Ways

February:
Phrases Can Raise Decision Results

March:
It Takes Money To Make Money

April:
There's No Shortcut to Real Options

May:
Bad Manners Bad for Business

June:
Real Problem -- Or an Abstraction?

July:
Hidden Hurdles Can Trip Prospects

August:
What Would Adam Smith Think?

September:
Wall Street Lessons: Just Say No

October:
What Does an Elephant Look Like?

November:
Incentives Had Better Be in Sync

December:
'P' Is a Different Kind of Animal

2001

January:
From Promoters to Professionals

February:
Estimating 101

March:
What Is the Chance for Success?

April:
A Case Against 'Most Likely'

May:
Estimate Should Be Big, Not Little

June:
Are They Goals or Just Wishes?

July:
It's What You INspect, Not EXpect

August:
Prospect Should Be Portfolio Fit

September:
'Fund' Blending Mitigates Risk

October:
Have Your E&P Cake and Eat It Too?

November:
E-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g Has Got to Fit

December:
$hhhhh: $ome Topic$ Are Taboo