GLOSSARY

Cumulative effects

Changes to the environment caused by an activity in combination with ...
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Cumulative production

Production of oil or gas to date.
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Coal

During Carboniferous period much of world was covered with vegetation growing ...
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Condensate

Liquid mixture of pentane and higher hydrocarbons
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Capping

Tightly closing a well so that hydrocarbons cannot escape.
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Commercial Field

Field judged to be capable of producing sufficient net income to ...
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Cap Rock

Impervious layer which overlies a reservoir rock preventing hydrocarbons escaping.
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Cubic Feet

Standard unit used to measure quantity of gas at atmospheric pressure ...
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Christmas Tree

Branching series of pipes, gauges and valves on top end of ...
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