plateau level

plateau level

[pla′tō ‚lev·əl]
(petroleum engineering)
The peak production level reached by an oil field.
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The program will help keep Sleipner West's gas production at its plateau level of around 775 million standard cubic feet per day.
85% in a unitized development of Agbami, which will give the Norwegian firm about 40,000 b/d of equity crude at the field's plateau level.
Deliveries will increase from 50 million cubic feet a day (MMCFD) during the first 12 months to a plateau level of 100 MCFD by 2000-2001.
Further development phases will raise the full field production to its plateau level currently estimated at 1.
Oil production will have a plateau level of 80,000 b/d.
Production levels from the Dacion field passed the 30,000 bopd mark during September this year, and are targeted to reach 90,000 bopd in 2001, ultimately reaching a plateau level of 120,000 bopd.
Edvard Grieg is expected to add approximately 19 kboe/d of production, net to OMV, at plateau level.
Declining rates are now at between 70,000 and 110,000 barrels per day compared to their plateau level.
WLGP's production in 2006 hit its plateau level of 1,150 MCF/day of gas and 100,000 b/d of liquid hydrocarbons.
6mn boe) of gas at plateau level at Gissar in 2014 with a further 8.
Total and its Kharyaga partners, Norway's Statoil, Russia's OAO Zarubezhneft and the local Nenets Oil, plan to keep output at that plateau level "for as long as possible," Nerguararian said.
ENI Gas, which operates Greenstream and a related production system called the Western Libya Gas Project (WLGP), in 2006 had hit its plateau level of 1,150 MCF/day of gas and 100,000 b/d of liquid hydrocarbons.