Oilfield Glossary
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production

1. n. [Geology]
The phase that occurs after successful exploration and development and during which hydrocarbons are drained from an oil or gas field.
2. n. [Geophysics]
A measure of the efficiency of seismic acquisition. Production can be expressed in terms of the number of lines, shots or lengths (km or miles) of data acquired in a given time.