Thinking horizontally

February 2006
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2/24/2006, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p48
The article analyzes how technology transforms Qatar's undeveloped oil field, Al-Shaheen, into one of the world's biggest offshore producers. Al-Shaheen was passed over for development until 1992. One of the key issues behind Al-Shaheen's development has been the introduction of horizontal technology. Because of technology, the oil field has delivered far more than what it produced in 1992.


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