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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Drilled to a depth of 2,666 metres, the well encountered several zones of gas bearing sandstone with net pay measured at 14 metres.
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.
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.
Saudi Aramco is drilling in tight sands reservoirs where permeability and porosity is greater than that of shale formations but below that of conventional oil and gas bearing sands.
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.
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".
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.
overcoming well bore problems related to overpressured gas bearing formation
Both intervals exhibited good drilling rates and gas shows that increased while drilling and were logged as gas bearing.
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.