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Statoil eyes improved oil recovery from Oseberg East field

  • Statoil (STO) says it plans to increase the oil recovery rate at its Oseberg East field with a new drilling campaign starting up in the summer of 2015.
  • STO expects to improve the recovery rate from ~20% to as high as 30% when it drills the first planned wells, with the potential for drilling more wells and further increasing the recovery rate towards 40%.
  • Oseberg East is the smallest of the platforms in the Oseberg area in the North Sea, holding ~41.5M barrels of recoverable oil.
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