Increasing recovery from mature fields involves extending the life of the well or field beyond the decline curve through secondary, improved and enhanced recovery EOR methods. A mature field is a hydrocarbon source that is past peak production and in decline. This means that all of its "easy" hydrocarbons have been produced through primary recovery efforts such as the reservoir's natural pressure. Mature fields can be found in conventional, unconventional or deepwater reservoirs.
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Proved oil reserves in Iran , according to its government, rank fourth largest in the world at approximately as of , although it ranks third if Canadian reserves of unconventional oil are excluded. At rates of production, Iran's oil reserves would last 98 years if no new oil was found. According to NIOC , Iran recoverable liquid hydrocarbon reserves at the end of was ,4 billion barrels. Iran has more than a century of history in exploration and production; the first successful exploration well was Masjid Suleiman-1 on May 26, Since then, based on the latest oil and gas reports, hydrocarbon fields and oil and gas reservoirs have been discovered in Iran, with many fields having multiple pay zones. A total of fields are oil and the remaining 43 are gas, and there are oil reservoirs and 92 natural gas reservoirs.
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Old — this is typically the word used to define a mature oil and gas field. At Halliburton however, our definition of a mature field is not defined by age but rather by where the field is with respect to its peak production. In other words, a mature field is one where production has reached its peak and has started to decline.
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