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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A buildup test was performed to further evaluate the potential reservoir properties of cycle 1 of the Rayoso formation.
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.
The Goodrich heat buildup test is a widely accepted way of comparing various compounds for service in thick cross section rubber parts.