hyperbolic decline

hyperbolic decline

[¦hī·pər¦bäl·ik di′klīn]
(petroleum engineering)
One of three types of decline in oil or gas production rate (the others are constant-percentage and harmonic decline).
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The Company stated that, while this is an excellent test, it is expected that the well will display similar producing characteristics to other Austin Chalk wells in the area, with the typical hyperbolic decline curve from current production levels during the coming months.