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gas cap

[′gas ‚kap]
(geophysics)
The gas immediately in front of a meteoroid as it travels through the atmosphere.
(petroleum engineering)
Gas occurring above liquid hydrocarbons in a reservoir under such trap conditions as the presence of water which prevents downward migration or the abutment of an impermeable formation against the reservoir.
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Here's how it works: As BP injected gas into the reservoir over time, the gas cap expanded into the oil column, according to Laughlin.
Par-e-Siah, a small field found in 1966, has a short oil column beneath a gas cap.
After optimised oil production the gas cap would be blown down, with gas sold to domestic industrial consumers.
Locking gas caps require that a key be used to remove the cap from the fuel fill pipe, which prevents someone from siphoning fuel.
The device then identifies the car and reads information about it from a plastic transmitter placed on the windshield, issues a receipt, moves its arm to the gas cap, uses suction to open the gas-cap door, inserts the nozzle and fills the tank.
1 "check engine" repair for model year (MY) 2001 vehicles, which are in line with today's average vehicle age, is a damaged or loose gas cap (8.
In addition, the Company has contracted for a drilling rig to drill a Big Gas Sand test well to be located in an un-drilled area of the gas cap commencing in June.
We just completed an EOR feasibility study that confirmed there are more than 50 million barrels of crude oil remaining in the oil leg of the reservoir down-dip of the gas cap.
Our approach will be project specific in nature, exploring technical solutions such as flue gas injection, gas cap repressurization with air, low pressure pump technology and other research initiatives that may not yet have been identified and working with specific bitumen rights owners.
Check Gas Cap - A loose, faulty or cracked gas cap is the second most common "check engine" light culprit, accounting for more than 9 percent of repairs in CarMD's automotive repair database.
It is notable that gas content of the fault segments increases from low GOR (less than 1,000-1) oil production with no gas cap in the south flank to oil with gas caps on the east and west flanks to gas/condensate reservoirs on the north flank with GOR exceeding 100,000-1.