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PRODUCING ZONE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-08-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Petroleum Deposits
  • Oil Production
DEF

[A zone in] a formation which is sufficiently thick and contains a heavy enough concentration of petroleum to make production from it commercially viable.

OBS

... producing formations that are not sandstone are [often] referred to as pay sands.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gisements pétrolifères
  • Production pétrolière
DEF

[Zone d'une formation] produisant une quantité [de pétrole] commercialement exploitable.

Spanish

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