Super computers discover a billion barrels of oil under salt domes in Gulf of Mexico
British oil major BP now believes it has discovered 1 billion barrels of oil previously hidden by salt formations across four fields in the Gulf of Mexico.They ran the same algorithms through the computer for three other fields to get to the one billion mark. This technology looks like more bad news for OPEC.
Last week, the company revealed that a new algorithm, run through its supercomputer, had identified 200 million barrels of oil in a pocket in the Atlantis field.
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