oil zone

oil zone

[′ȯil ‚zōn]
(geology)
The formation or horizon from which oil is produced, usually immediately under the gas zone and above the water zone if all three fluids are present and segregated.
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Only a few believed in extracting the thin oil zone at Troll, and through a burning desire to make it happen, determination and innovation, Troll oil became reality, says Eyivind Dahl-Stamnes, head of Troll production.
Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc, the AIM quoted oil and gas company with producing and exploration assets in Europe, is pleased to note today's update from Egdon Resources ('Egdon') regarding Extended Well Test ('EWT') operations on the Penistone Flags oil zone and the Ashover Grit intervals at the Wressle-1 oil and gas well ('Wressle' or 'the Well') on Licence PEDL180, which lies on structural trend with and 5 km from the Europa operated Crosby Warren field.
The US Interior Department granted Royal Dutch Shell two final permits to explore for crude in the Arctic this summer, but said the company cannot drill into the oil zone until required emergency equipment arrives in the region.
The Fm is in Triassic TAGI and Devonian Strunian sandstones and a Devonian - all from the main Ghadames oil zone.
Shahram Shamipour said that the NIDC engineers tested nitrogen generators in Ahvaz oil zone in Southwestern Iran for the first time, the ministry's website reported.
New York, United States, Aug 29, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - Oil Zone Bio Fuels Plc announces the reorganization of their Main Board and Advisory Boards in preparation for their upcoming listing on an European Exchange.
The CAN-8 well was then perforated without any stimulation and production tested in the Sierras Blancas light oil zone for a period of three days.
Bab has over 460 wells, including more than 130 oil producers in the upper oil zone, 20 gas producers in the upper gas zones and seven wells in the lower gas zones.
The oil zone is estimated to contain 87 million barrels of oil, relatively small by global standards but significant for Afghanistan.
TUNIS (TAP) - The Interior Ministry pointed out that a group of people, last Friday, had blocked the road leading to the Rades trading port, the oil zone and the frontier companies, thus disrupting traffic.
Oil Zone in the northern Afghanistan and will start producing oil in the next
L2 is defined as the maximum height of CBA solution spreading toward oil zone from bottom-water.