buildup pressure

buildup pressure

[′bil‚dəp ‚presh·ər]
(petroleum engineering)
The increase in bottom-hole pressure up to an equilibrium value in a shut-in oil or gas well.
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The buildup pressure data indicates excellent reservoir pressure maintenance and no evidence for any discontinuities in the reservoir near the well.
After numerous flow and shut-in test periods over the last couple of weeks, downhole gauges are currently monitoring buildup pressures in the well, which will determine commerciality.