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Time to redevelop an abandoned European oilfield?

Souring oil prices have inspired NAM to consider redeveloping one of Europe’s largest oil fields. A 3D high resolution seismic survey will lower the structural uncertainties and horizontal drilling, in combination with new recovery procedures, means that the abandoned Schoonebeek Field could yield a further 100 million barrels of oil.
This article appeared in Vol. 3, No. 3 - 2006

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