gas-oil contact

gas-oil contact

[′gas ′ȯil ′kän‚takt]
(petroleum engineering)
In a petroleum reservoir, that point or plane where the bottom of a gas sand is in contact with the top of an oil sand.
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The horizontal section is located in the uppermost part of the oil zone, close to the gas-oil contact, and a permeable interval was encountered in the build up section within the lower part of the gas cap.
regarding the oil below the gas-oil contact in a reservoir sequence not