What's new in production ///

Over the past decade or so, several estimates have been thrown around for the amount of produced water that comes with each barrel of oil extracted. Globally, an average Water-Oil Ratio (WOR) of 3 bbl water/bbl oil has been proposed.1 Limiting the scope to the US, estimates of average WOR have ranged as high as 9.52 and as low as 7.3 But until now, these numbers don’t seem to have been based on much in the way of hard data.

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