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  • noun Plural form of workover.

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  • Older fields, in particular, require constant maintenance known as workovers just to hold production steady.

    Oil Breaches $60 and Points Lower Still

  • Older fields, in particular, require constant maintenance known as workovers just to hold production steady.

    CattleNetwork

  • And as a result, there's a lot of work that needs to be done on, for example, workovers; that is, to help old wells become revitalized, just a standard maintenance procedure.

    CNN Transcript Jun 12, 2006

  • But, yes, pretty much like you've seen the last couple of years, pretty flat production, a lot of workovers, maintenance-type work, to maintain that production.

  • Due to the impending start-up of Tupper West gas production, coupled with near-term completion of workovers at Kikeh, average production is projected to improve in subsequent quarters.

    Murphy Oil Announces Preliminary Quarterly and Annual Earnings and Drilling Results - Yahoo! Finance

  • Lease operating expenses increased approximately $25 million to $82 million in 2011, reflecting an increased number of producing wells at our Eagle Ford Shale and Panhandle properties, and higher scheduled repair and maintenance, and well workovers, primarily at our California properties.

  • New pumps may have to be installed, and hundreds of wells will need complete workovers.

    CNN.com

  • I think that mostly has do with number of workovers at Costayaco.

  • New pumps may have to be installed, and hundreds of wells will need complete workovers.

  • In Iraq, we have awarded contracts for drilling, well workovers, maintenance services, and early project activity.

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