Aera Energy LLC (Aera) is one of California’s largest oil and gas producers. Founded in 1997 as a joint venture between Shell and ExxonMobil, Aera focuses on the exploration and production of oil and natural gas primarily in California.

Aera's operations are concentrated in the San Joaquin Valley, specifically in Kern and Ventura counties. The company is known for its extensive activities in the Belridge, South Belridge, Midway-Sunset, and Ventura fields. Aera produces approximately 125,000 barrels of oil and 32 million cubic feet of natural gas per day, making it a significant player in California's energy sector.

Aera employs advanced EOR techniques, including steam injection and water flooding, to maximize oil recovery from mature fields. These methods help in extending the life of oil fields and improving production efficiency.

Digital Transformation: The company integrates digital technologies such as data analytics, automation, and remote monitoring to optimize its operations, enhance safety, and reduce costs.

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