The strength of the oil and gas sector lies in the health of its mature fields, and experts say there are opportunities to squeeze more oil and profits from these assets.

The tasks may be considered daunting as these fields, which have produced most of their reserves, run into various challenges such as corrosion, clogs and debris, high water cut, sand or wax along with old infrastructure or simply put just about anything that results in downtime.

“There’s the excitement that us techies get from being able to resolve complex problems with new technology,” Ayo Ofi, production optimization lead with Baker Hughes’ oilfield services, told Hart Energy's E&P.

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