gas-injection well

gas-injection well

[′gas in‚jek·shən ‚wel]
(petroleum engineering)
A well hole in a reservoir into which pressurized gas is injected to maintain formation pressure or to drive liquid hydrocarbons toward other well holes. Also known as gas-input well.
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Sable's initial development plan includes four production wells, one water-injection well and one gas-injection well.
Plans call for Sable to be developed with four production wells, one water-injection well and one gas-injection well.
In most cases, a field will incorporate a planned distribution of gas-injection wells to maintain reservoir pressure and effect an efficient sweep of recoverable liquids.