gas stimulation

gas stimulation

[¦gas ‚stim·yə′lā·shən]
(petroleum engineering)
The detonation of a nuclear explosive in the strata of a natural-gas field to make the gas flow more freely.
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3-D seismic surveys, a horizontal Bakken formation program employing NAEG's cutting edge oil & gas perforation and proprietary, down-hole oil & gas stimulation technology all are planned for 2007 on NAEG's Bakken wells in the Williston Basin.
The company's partnership with the Russian State Investment Corporation "Partners for Development in Russia" (PDR), formed in January, continues to work on an oil and gas stimulation infrastructure development project.
The company's entry into the oil and gas stimulation market also provides a springboard for future expansion into other high-value specialty materials used by the oil and gas services industry.
Current plans include continued swabbing, establishing production rates and enhancing coal seams with nitrogen gas stimulation through a Halliburton coiled tubing unit.
At the conference,Robin Watts, Oil and Gas Stimulations Program Manager for Linde Region Americas , will discuss how optimizing individual well treatments and scaling up to full field development leads to the better economics with a lower water footprint when utilizing energized fracturing fluids.