Shut-in (oil drilling)
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In the petroleum industry, shutting-in is the implementation of a production cap set lower than the available output of a specific site. This may be part of an attempt to constrict the oil supply or a necessary precaution when crews are evacuated ahead of a natural disaster.
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- Susan Weaver (2005-08-30). "Hurricane Katrina Evacuation and Production Shut-in Statistics Report as of Tuesday, August 30, 2005". U.S. Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2008-08-19.
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