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oil field

[′ȯil ‚fēld]
(petroleum engineering)
The surface boundaries of an area from which petroleum is obtained; may correspond to an oil pool or may be circumscribed by political or legal limits.
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As a result of the sale to AOC, Talisman Energy will hold a 60% stake in the YME oil field, the company said in a statement.
I think they are on decline in the biggest oil fields in the world today, and I know what it's like once you turn the corner and start declining.
''It is a geologically unique oil field located where it should not be and produces petroleum of a unique nature,'' Taira, who initiated the research project, said.
As of 1983, approximately 3.6% (74 of 2088 ha) of the most intensively developed portion of the Prudhoe Bay Oil Field had been influenced by thermokarst or other non-gravel surface disturbances associated with development (Walker et al., 1986).
Cusi said that for oil resources, the Alegria Oil Field would have two wells 'ready to produce 180 barrels each every day, for a total of 360 barrels per day.'
The DOE said exploration and drilling activities on the oil field by the service contractor started in 2009.
He added that the two officers directed the police and personnel of other law enforcement agencies to improve security arrangements inside and around the oil fields to guard the Chinese engineers and labourers working on the projects.
Forouzan oil field was discovered in 1970 with 2.3 billion barrels of reserves in place.
It is mentioned that Basra has a number of oil fields, the most important one id West Qurna 1, West Qurna 2, Majnoon oil field and Rumaila North and South oil fields and most of them run by international investment companies within the oil licensing rounds .
He went on to note that since Azar oil field is one of Iran's joint fields [shared with Iraq], the contractor needs to facilitate the project.