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This Tupi field is really ultra-deep. 6000 metres of water and then 4800 metres of rock and salt. When it's completed it will be a triumph of science and engineering.

Ahem.

At what oil price does this field become economical to exploit?

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Nov 21st, 2007 at 08:21:11 AM EST
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I can't say, but I am sure it will be profitable at current prices.

Maybe the level is $50-$80 for this field? But I am just speculating here, I don't really know much at all about these things.

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by Starvid on Wed Nov 21st, 2007 at 08:32:17 AM EST
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