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Terms

Gas Oil Ratio - the ratio between the produced gas in cubic feet, and the oil measured in barrels.
Gas Lift - the technique of mixing gas into the oil flow in order to enhance the flow.
Gas Re-Injection - Secondary Recovery Technique with the re-injection of "dried" and condensatefree
gas to maintain pressure in the reservoir.
Gas Well - the discovery of hydrocarbons with a high Gas Oil Ratio.
Geological Survey - detailed investigation for structure and type of sediment.
Gooseneck - curved section of pipeline where the drill mud reaches the flexible hosepipe for further
transportation to the swivel.
Gravity Structure - platform firmly placed on the seabed without any special fastenings due to its
high specific gravity. Several gravity structures have been installed in deep parts of the North Sea.

Abbreviations

GATS - General Agreement on Trade in Services - part of GATT - concerns trading in services, incl.
shipping.
GATT - General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Geneva).
GCBS - General Council of British Shipping - the amalgamation of the former BSF - British Shipping
Federation - and the UK Chamber of Shipping, established 1976.
GIS - German International Shipregister
GL - Germanischer Lloyd - German classification society.
GMDSS - Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
GBS - Gravity Base Structure

   
 

 
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