gas bearing

gas bearing

[′gas ‚ber·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A journal or thrust bearing lubricated with gas. Also known as gas-lubricated bearing.
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Across Uzbekistan's five oil and gas bearing regions, there are 250 open fields of raw hydrocarbons.
A 22-metre perforated section of the gas bearing column in the Turonian flowed at a stabilised rate of 25 million cubic feet per day of gas and 150 barrels per day of condensates through a 46-/64-inch choke.
Elevated gas readings obtained drilling, as well as interpretation of geological samples and wireline logs, indicate the presence of a gas bearing sandstone reservoir section of excellent quality.
Summary: Oil & Gas exploring company Gulfsands Petroleum said Tuesday it encountered gas bearing reservoirs of excellent quality representing second consecutive successful gas exploration well on the Rharb permit, onshore Morocco.
6 metre (12 feet) interval of gas bearing Tasaran sand with an average porosity of 31%.
After wireline logging and pressure testing at the well, gas was found in several gas bearing sands with a total net gas pay of about 112 m (367.
LN), an AIM- quoted upstream oil and gas company, has announced that the conventional coring programme of the three gas bearing reservoirs was completed at the Windjammer discovery well site at Rovuma Offshore Area 1, Mozambique.
To date multiple oil and gas bearing fracture zones have been intersected.
The well was drilled in a water depth of around 142ft to a total depth of 11,048ft and the firm said it encountered 218ft of "good quality gas bearing sands".
Some 218 vertical feet of good quality gas bearing sands was encountered by the well and an extensive set of wireline log data is being acquired over the reservoir section.
The Middle Pliocene, or PS, is well spread by alternation of sandy-argillaceous rocks in the oil and gas bearing regions of Shamakhy-Gobustan, Pre-Caspian-Guba, Absheron and Pre-Kura, as well as in the Caspian Sea.
The Ruby-1 well found oil and gas bearing sands over a depth of about 1,200 feet, of which more than 800 feet could be commercially produced, said BHP.