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Abu Dhabi Plans Major Capacity Expansion

Abu Dhabi now has firm plans to raise its sustainable crude oil productioncapacity by some 600,000 b/d to around 2.2mn b/d by 1995. The increase - ofwhich nearly 400,000 b/d will come from onshore fields and 200,000 b/d fromoffshore fields - will not be excessively costly since essentially it representsa consolidation, through additional infill drilling and upgrading of waterinjection systems, of capacity for which surface...