observation well

observation well

[‚äb·zər′vā·shən ‚wel]
(petroleum engineering)
A special well drilled in a selected location for the purpose of observing parameters such as fluid levels and pressure changes (for example, within an oil reservoir) as production proceeds.
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1984) A brief review of kriging and its application to optimal interpolation and observation well selection.
Tepco detected 400,000 becquerels per liter of beta ray-emitting substances, such as strontium, on Thursday in water samples taken from the observation well located 15 meters from a storage tank, which leaked about 300 tons of highly radioactive water in August, the Japan Times reports.
Database is used to record continuously monitored observation well data in a structured form.
said Wednesday it has detected very high radioactivity levels in groundwater from an observation well at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant crippled by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Invitation for Bid: Provide all labor, supervision, equipment, tools, materials, and incidentals necessary to furnish and install two (2) DEQ State Observation Well Station wells
This includes four ASP observation wells at Nowata, five Harvey Unit development wells (Panhandle mini-flood), one Cockrell Ranch observation well (Panhandle) and eight waterflood development wells at Cato.
During the fiscal third quarter, the company drilled 11 new wells, including two development wells, four pilot wells, one pressure observation well, one water disposal well and three test wells.
Craddock continued, "At our Northern Project, the Shelby pilot development wells continue to dewater and we have recently drilled two additional pilot wells and a pressure observation well which will be put into operation before the end of March.
The Company plans to drill two additional pilot wells and a pressure observation well at Shelby as it continues its evaluation of pilot production.
But there are significant new features such as the ability to analyze a pumping test with more than one observation well, and matching type curves to data from all observation wells simultaneously.
Tenders are invited for Tender For Construction Of Exploratory Observation Wells In Punjab Haryana Rajasthan
Preliminary results from the first heating phase of this pilot project have been positive, both operationally and technically as assessed through detailed data monitoring in the near proximity observation wells.
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