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The oil patch is a happening place these days -- and a lot of the activity is directed toward acquisitions, mergers, downsizing and the like.
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In 1969, Shell Oil began looking for places where its new "bright spot" technology could be useful in the onshore of the United States. Armed with a list of rock and fluid criteria, I began making a search for places where this novel technique could be as useful to Shell in the onshore USA as it was in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Deep water and subsalt plays are the two hottest exploration frontiers in the Gulf of Mexico and searching for structures below the salt in waters thousands of feet deep is the most exciting play with the greatest potential for reward vs. the risk.
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In the mid-1990s, Arco International reviewed a farm-out proposal from Enterprise Oil for drilling on a block held by Enterprise in the Romanian Black Sea. Enterprise already had completed a seismic program and had mapped a variety of structures on the block.
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Everyone knows Greenland has oil. But the exploration areas are so frontier they make Dodge City look like the middle of Manhattan, and so far no one has caught a glimpse of commercial Greenland production. So who will be first?
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Area-wide lease sales, inaugurated in 1983, provided the oil industry an opportunity to explore for oil and gas in the deep water Gulf of Mexico, a southern extension of the oil-rich offshore Louisiana shelf province.
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New computer programs were designed by Shell Oil during that decade to measure seismic amplitude changes and pay thickness, and -- most importantly -- seismic data was being calibrated with petrophysical data.
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This is the first of three articles on the application of "bright spot" technology, which helped Shell Oil Company discover many large oil and gas fields in the Gulf of Mexico during the late 1960s to the late 1980s.
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In 1977 Rio del Rey is viewed as an area with a future of small fields by Elf and Royal Dutch/Shell; however, Shell's international divisions (Pecten) reports it to be a "meadow of bright spots."
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