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The gas is transported by an 840‐km underwater pipeline connecting the Norwegian reservoirs of Sleipner and Troll to France. Natural gas in the pipeline moves at a speed near 30 km/h and must be recompressed every 80–120 km in order to maintain that rate of flow. PEAK OIL It took millions of years for nature to synthesize the existing reservoirs of hydrocarbons. At any given time, only part of this oil can be recovered at an acceptable cost using the techniques then available. ” Oil reserves are sometimes classified into three main categories in the oil industry.
The second category, referred to as “probable reserves,” includes those that are believed to have a 50% chance of being produced using the current technology (or a slightly improved one) and within the current economic paradigm. “Possible reserves” belong to the third category. They have a 10% chance of being exploited in the future and need very favorable circumstances for that to occur. Political or commercial reasons may lead to pressures to underestimate or overestimate the oil reserves in some countries.
The world’s largest known reserves of natural gas are found in the former USSR. Natural gas is also exported from Russia in large quantities. 17 as percentages of total exports. We see, as noted earlier, that the European Union is very strongly dependent upon the Russian gas. ALWAYS MORE! 14. Regions to which crude oil produced in the Middle East is exported. Data from J. P. Favennec, Géopolitique de l’énergie, Technip, 2007. 15. Global number of oil and gas wells drilled between 1998 and 2006.