Schoonebeek Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM)
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Location: Dutch / German Border
  • Production start: 1947 / 2011
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The largest onshore oil field in northwestern Europe
  • In order to realize the new oil in and around Schoonebeek oil field, 18 new, 73 new wells drilled, 40 high speech pumps placed and 54 km pipeline was constructed.
  • In addition, a combined heat and oil treatment plant built on the site
  • The oil is supplied to the Emsland Lingen Refinery just across the border in Germany

Contractors

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History

  • 1943 - Schoonebeek Oil Field discovered
  • 1944 - First oil produced
  • 1996 - The field was decommissioned
  • 2011 - Oil production restarts after EOR project

Geology

  • Bentheim Sandstone Reservoir

Links

  1. Verhagen launches renewed oil Schoonebeek
  2. Giving a giant oilfield a steam bath

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