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Quarterly Progress Report DOE Award No.: DE-FC26-06NT42951 Recipient: Drill Cool Systems, Bakersfield CA. “Development and Application of Insulated Drill Pipe for High Temperature, High Pressure Drilling” Al T. Champness, Project Director Report Date: xx April 2007 Report Period: 1 Jan. 2007 – 31 Mar. 2007 Summary: This reporting period was devoted primarily to three principal activities, one of which was completed, and the other two of which received essential preparatory work for milestones to be reached in the next reporting period. These three activities were: · Preparation of a preliminary design · Development of a mechanical testing plan · Groundwork for industry interviews.