Industry Feature: Exploration opportunities and challenges of deep water hydrocarbons in India
A. G. Pramanik, P. K. Painuly, V. Singh and A. K. Srivastava
Journal name: First Break
Issue: Vol 18, No 1, January 2000
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Developments in other scientific and technical disciplines have led to significant advances during the past 50 years in exploration drilling and production technologies for offshore oil fields. This has resulted in tremendous improvements in methods for locationg, developing and exploiting new and existing oil fields in both shallow and deep water offshore areas since the initial platform was installed in 1947 in a water depth of 20 feet in the Gulf of Mexico.