View a guided tour of our phases of production.
Initial Stage of the Reservoir
Oil and natural gas are trapped in naturally occurring fractures, vugs and porous areas by lateral and/or vertical variations in porosity and permeability, and are held in place by hydrostatic pressure.
Production Stage of a Conventional Resource Reservoir
Our proven and specialized process uses high-volume, electric submersible pumps to pull the fluid from the reservoir, thereby reducing the hydrostatic pressure and allowing the hydrocarbons to expand and migrate toward the wellbore.
Initial Phase of Production
The initial phase of production consists of nearly constant saltwater production with very little hydrocarbon.
Continued Phases of Production
As the phases of production continue, the naturally occurring fractures are vacated, resulting in a decline in saltwater production. The rates of oil and gas production increase due to decreasing reservoir pressure, and subsequently allow the hydrocarbons to expand and migrate toward the wellbore.