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Huge Potential Still Waiting in the Gulf of Mexico

The first oil was extracted from the Gulf of Mexico back in 1938. Since then, 30 billion barrels of oil equivalent have been produced from the US Gulf, but the area is still thought to have huge remaining potential, particularly in the deep and ultra-deep waters.
This article appeared in Vol. 3, No. 4 - 2006

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