flowing well

flowing well

[¦flō·iŋ ¦wel]
(petroleum engineering)
Oil reservoir in which gas-drive pressure is sufficient to force oil flow up through and out of a wellhole.
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The flowing well on the property of neighbors about a quarter mile from us has dried up, and they believe it is due to the deep irrigation wells.
Companies have taken note of the fact that artificial pumping is used in more than 90% of the million oil-producing wells around the world, in reservoirs with low pressure as well as in naturally flowing wells.
ESPs and other artificial lift pumping applications are used in 94 percent of the roughly 1 million oil-producing wells around the world, helping lift hydrocarbons to the surface in reservoirs with low pressure and improving the efficiency of naturally flowing wells.
Prior to this expansion, LiceDoctors serviced families in Casas Adobes, Catalina Foothills, Flowing Wells, Green Valley, Marana, Oro Valley, Sahuarita, and Tucson.
Artificial lift, used in 94% of the roughly 1 million oil-producing wells around the world, helps lift hydrocarbons to the surface in reservoirs with low pressure and improves the efficiency of naturally flowing wells.
We believe that less than 9% of the wells in the United States are considered free flowing wells.
He said artificial lift is needed in wells when there is insufficient pressure in the reservoir to lift the produced fluids to the surface, but often used in naturally flowing wells to increase the flow rate above what would flow naturally.
The Brownlow-1 maximum test rate confirms this well is amongst the highest flowing wells in the basin, over a 5-meter perforation interval in the Patchawarra Formation.
Ground water] is tapped from the Miocene fractured limestone [layer] through hundreds of springs and flowing wells," the study said.
In other games, Chatsworth defeated Las Vegas Bonanza, 18-2; San Fernando defeated Flowing Wells of Arizona, 4-2 and lost to Sierra Vista, 7-1.
This complex will also house the Flowing Wells Health Center.