Doscher, Todd M. Formerly, Department of Petroleum Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.
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Proved reserves are the estimated quantities of crude oil liquids which with reasonable certainty can be recovered in future years from delineated reservoirs under existing economic and operating conditions. Thus, estimates of crude oil reserves do not include synthetic liquids which at some time in the future may be produced by converting coal or oil shale, nor do reserves include fluids which may be recovered following the future implementation of a supplementary or enhanced recovery scheme.
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