buildup test

buildup test

[′bil‚dəp ‚test]
(petroleum engineering)
A test for determining the effective drainage radius of a wellbore in addition to the presence of permeability barriers or other production deterrents; the well is shut for a specified period, and a bottom-hole pressure bomb is run to record pressure.
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533 bbls) of light gravity crude oil (32 degree API) was also recovered during the flow and buildup test.
In this configuration, the RPA was programmed to cure the experimental compounds at 180 [degrees] C for 10 minutes and using the VTA feature discussed earlier, dropping the temperature down to 40 [degrees] C and holding it there for five minutes before starting the heat buildup test by oscillating the cured specimen at 12 Hz and 39% strain for six minutes.
4 mmcf/d and is currently shut-in for a pressure buildup test.
Analysis from a recent bottomhole pressure buildup test, conducted by Schlumberger (SLB), indicated production from the Moon Canyon #2 wellbore could be significantly increased by fracing the Morrison formation.
The Goodrich heat buildup test is a widely accepted way of comparing various compounds for service in thick cross section rubber parts.
During the Single Point Flow and Buildup test last month, the well produced approximately 24 million standard cubic feet (mmscf) and 1920 barrels of condensate/oil over the 120 hour flow test period.