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Excell, Jon
November 2011
Engineer (00137758);11/28/2011, Vol. 296 Issue 7829, p31
The article discusses the application of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) techniques by the Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij BV(NAM), a joint venture operation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Exxon Mobil Corp., in the Schoonebeek oil field in the Netherlands. It relates that NAM ceased production from the site in 1996 due to the high cost of extracting oil in the area. However, installation of advanced technology through EOR allowed oil production in the village to operate again in 2011.


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