Definition of operatorship in English:


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  • (In the oil and gas industries) the right to operate a well, field, or other oil source.
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    • Originally discovered by Chevron (NYSE: CVX) in 1946, operatorship of the field was turned over to PDVSA following nationalization.
    • Energy Africa has informed the Namibian authorities that they intend to assume 100% interest and operatorship of the field.
    • I think the Government should consider encouraging growth in the local sector by participating in more farm-outs and more operatorships.

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