Integrated Operations (IO) have provided increased value to the oil industry in recent years and several fields have documented beneficial results from ongoing IO initiatives. Each field has various challenges related to optimising the field management, but there are also similarities. To clarify where the potential of increased values are, numerous field evaluations have been conducted. The background from more than 40 of field evaluations has lead to some interesting observations. This paper will describe the procedure in a field evaluation and how the key aspects are identified. Five central observations will be discussed in detail.

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