Exploring for Oil and Gas Deposits

Published on 01.15.2015
High School

15 min read

Locating oil and gas deposits is a lengthy process. The steps include obtaining a license, locating the reservoirs, and performing a host of measurements to determine whether they can be developed. And the appraisal work continues during to enable the development decision to be made.


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