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aw il feeld

  • n  a region rich in petroleum deposits (especially one with producing oil wells)

  • But around 9:30 the next morning, an oilfield worker in the area thought he saw something in the weeds along State Highway 323, 14 miles south of town.
  • Chiles, who worked as an oilfield roustabout before earning a degree from the University of Oklahoma in petroleum engineering, pioneered the method of acidizing wells to increase .
  • More energy from heavy oilAt first glance, it looks like any other oilfield, with acre upon acre of pumps rhythmically nodding up and down as they suck up the crude.
News & Articles

  • STATS Group Completes Isolation Project on Brent Pipeline
    Scottish oilfield services firm reported Tuesday afternoon (UK time) that it has successfully completed an isolation project on TAQA Bratani's Brent pipeline at the Sullom Voe terminal in the Shetland Islands.
    June 18, 2013 - Rigzone
  • Subsea 7 Establishes Tromso Office
    Oilfield services firm Subsea 7 reported late Monday that it has established a new office in Tromsø, northern Norway. Subsea 7 said the move follows its award earlier this year for the pipelay and subsea installation contract for Statoil's Aasta Hansteen project.
    June 18, 2013 - Rigzone
  • Oilfield Worker Arrested After Pictures Linked Him to Child Pornography
    An oilfield worker was arrested after revealing pictures linked him to child pornography. Digital files were handed over to the police, which they say contained pictures of William Powell, wearing his Halliburton coveralls along with pictures of him posing naked.
    June 14, 2013 - News West 9 Midland

  • T Boone Pickens in USA Today
    You find an oilfield, it peaks and starts declining, and you've got to find another one to replace it,Pickens said. "With wind, there's no decline curve."
  • Andrew Gould in International Herald Tribune
    The key indicator of a future recovery in oilfield services activity will be a stabilization and recovery in the demand for oil,Gould said.
  • Stephen Brand in MarketWatch
    KU's extensive experience in enhanced oil recovery and nanotechnology provides an ideal foundation for our collaborative research focused on developing promising new oilfield applications,said Stephen Brand, ConocoPhillips senior vice...

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