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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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Test-drilling began in the oil field last August and production is scheduled to start in 2004.
He said foreign firms will tender to develop the huge oil fields under the new model of contracts.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 18, 2012-CNOOC Limited announces production from two new oil fields in Beibu Gulf, South China Sea(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
In addition, they use the gas extracted from the oil field and part of the crude oil to supply northern Kut's al-Zubeidiya Electricity Station.
In the first development phase, INPEX has commenced oil production from the Nasr Oil Field by utilizing existing facilities of the Abu Al Bukoosh (ABK) and Umm Shaif Oil Fields, located adjacent to the Nasr Oil Field.
Maarij said that his Company had achieved the excavation of 4 new oil fields in different parts of the Province, along with the presence of a study to develop the border oil fields, through coordination with the Iranian side.
The Umm Lulu Oil Field is located approximately 30 km northwest of Abu Dhabi City.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Managing director of the Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC) Abdolreza Hosainnejad said Yadavaran and Northern Azadegan oil fields will come into operation by the end of the current Iranian year (i.
We call on the Iraqi government and the Oil Ministry to expoit al-Risha Oil Field on the Iraqi side of the joint borders between Iraq and Jordan, being one of the most important oil fields that can be invested under the administration of of Anbar Province's Council and through the implementation of specialized Iraqi companies in this respect," Muzhir Hassan told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.