producing horizon

producing horizon

[prə′düs·iŋ hə‚rīz·ən]
(petroleum engineering)
A reservoir bed within the stratigraphic series of an oil province from which gas or liquid hydrocarbons can be obtained by drilling a well.
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This discovery adds a new producing horizon to the stream and opens a window for deeper exploration targets," she said.
today said it has successfully fraced and tested a new producing horizon in its Moon Canyon #2 well in the Uintah Basin, Utah.
According to Samson the Bone Spring Formation is an established oil producing horizon in the area.
The Barnett Shale producing horizon has a commercially productive area of some 60 squint miles in Wise, Denton and Tarrant counties.
In contrast, non-extrusive salt has remained below producing horizons, but has had an effect on structure and sedimentation in most of the Mesozoic and Cenozoic.
Also, despite the increasingly challenging environments and exacting producing horizons, the upstream industry continues to meet ambitious undertakings head-on and meeting the world's energy demand through innovative and collaborative efforts and essential partnerships among national oil companies, international oil companies, oilfield service companies, technology providers and academia.
The era of easy oil is over, but despite increasingly challenging environments and exacting producing horizons, the upstream industry continues to meet world energy demand.