What's new in production ///

The goal of all oil and gas production is to produce fuel that can be converted to heat. Petroleum is just potential energy in a very convenient, usable form. Except when electricity is produced directly for immediate use, such as with hydroelectric or solar, all useful energy exists, at some point, in the form of steam, before it is converted to work. Under certain conditions, it is possible to skip the middle man completely and just drill for steam.

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