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production platform

Syllabification: pro·duc·tion plat·form

Definition of production platform in English:

noun

A platform housing equipment necessary to keep an oil or gas field in production, with facilities for temporarily storing the output of several wells.
Example sentences
  • The accident happened as the aircraft was flying between the gas production platform Clipper and the drilling rig Global Santa Fe Monarch.
  • At present, oil operators have to pump the well fluid from a sub-sea reservoir to a production platform, where the mixture is separated into oil and water.
  • Because the Lochnagar discovery is in 1,000 metres of water, the easiest way to extract the oil will be through a floating production platform.

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