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Oil field

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An "oil field" or "oilfield" is a region with an abundance of oil wells extracting petroleum (crude oil) from below ground. [1]

37 relations: Baker Hughes, Barrel (unit), Bechtel, Burgan field, Drilling fluid, Drilling rig, Esso, Gas flare, Geopolitics, Ghawar Field, Glossary of oilfield jargon, Halliburton, Hill International, Infrastructure, Kuwait, List of abbreviations in oil and gas exploration and production, List of oil fields, List of oilfield service companies, Logistics, Natural gas, Natural gas field, Oil reserves, Oil well, OPEC, Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries, Petroleum, Petroleum industry, Petroleum play, Petroleum reservoir, Pumpjack, Saudi Arabia, Schlumberger, Subsea (technology), The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power, Underground hydrogen storage, Weatherford International, 1,000,000,000.

Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) is an international industrial service company and one of the world's largest oil field services companies.

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Barrel (unit)

A barrel is one of several units of volume applied in various contexts; there are dry barrels, fluid barrels (such as the UK beer barrel and US beer barrel), oil barrels and so on.

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Bechtel

Bechtel Corporation (Bechtel Group, Inc.) is an engineering, procurement, construction, and project management company.

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Burgan field

The Burgan field is an oil field situated in the desert of southeastern Kuwait.

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Drilling fluid

In geotechnical engineering, drilling fluid is used to aid the drilling of boreholes into the earth.

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Drilling rig

A drilling rig is a machine that creates holes in the earth subsurface.

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Esso

Esso is a trading name for ExxonMobil and its related companies.

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Gas flare

A gas flare, alternatively known as a flare stack, is a gas combustion device used in industrial plants such as petroleum refineries, chemical plants, natural gas processing plants as well as at oil or gas production sites having oil wells, gas wells, offshore oil and gas rigs and landfills.

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Geopolitics

Geopolitics (from Greek γῆ gê "earth, land" and πολιτική politikḗ "politics") is the study of the effects of geography (human and physical) on politics and international relations.

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Ghawar Field

Ghawar (Arabic: الغوار) is an oil field located in Al-Ahsa Governorate, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.

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Glossary of oilfield jargon

Oilfield terminology refers to the jargon used by those working in fields within and related to the upstream segment of the petroleum industry.

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Halliburton

Halliburton is an American multinational corporation.

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Hill International

Hill International is an American construction consulting firm.

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure is the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or other area, including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function.

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Kuwait

Kuwait (الكويت, or), officially the State of Kuwait (دولة الكويت), is a country in Western Asia.

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List of abbreviations in oil and gas exploration and production

The oil and gas industry uses many acronyms and abbreviations.

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List of oil fields

This list of oil fields includes some major oil fields of the past and present.

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List of oilfield service companies

This is a list of oilfield service companies – companies which provide services to the petroleum exploration and production industry but do not typically produce petroleum themselves.

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Logistics

Logistics is generally the detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation.

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Natural gas

Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, but commonly including varying amounts of other higher alkanes, and sometimes a small percentage of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, hydrogen sulfide, or helium.

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Natural gas field

Natural gas originates by the same geological thermal cracking process that converts kerogen to petroleum.

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Oil reserves

Oil reserves denote the amount of crude oil that can be technically recovered at a cost that is financially feasible at the present price of oil.

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Oil well

An oil well is a boring in the Earth that is designed to bring petroleum oil hydrocarbons to the surface.

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OPEC

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC,, or OPEP in several other languages) is an intergovernmental organization of nations, founded in 1960 in Baghdad by the first five members (Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela), and headquartered since 1965 in Vienna, Austria.

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Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries

The Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) is a multi-governmental organization headquartered in Kuwait which coordinates energy policies among oil-producing Arab nations.

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Petroleum

Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface.

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Petroleum industry

The petroleum industry, also known as the oil industry or the oil patch, includes the global processes of exploration, extraction, refining, transporting (often by oil tankers and pipelines), and marketing of petroleum products.

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Petroleum play

In geology, a petroleum play, or simply a play, is a group of oil fields or prospects in the same region that are controlled by the same set of geological circumstances.

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Petroleum reservoir

A petroleum reservoir or oil and gas reservoir is a subsurface pool of hydrocarbons contained in porous or fractured rock formations.

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Pumpjack

A pumpjack is the overground drive for a reciprocating piston pump in an oil well.

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula.

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Schlumberger

Schlumberger Limited is the world's largest oilfield services company.

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Subsea (technology)

Subsea is fully submerged ocean equipment, operations or applications, especially when some distance offshore, in deep ocean waters, or on the seabed.

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The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power

The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power is Daniel Yergin's history of the global petroleum industry from the 1850s through 1990.

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Underground hydrogen storage

Underground hydrogen storage is the practice of hydrogen storage in underground caverns, salt domes and depleted oil/gas fields.

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Weatherford International

Weatherford is one of the world's largest multinational oil and natural gas service companies.

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1,000,000,000

1,000,000,000 (one billion, short scale; one thousand million or milliard, yard, long scale) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil_field

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