packer test

packer test

[′pak·ər ‚test]
(petroleum engineering)
A pressure test of a sealed zone in a well.
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The subsurface investigation program is prepared to probe the sub-surface conditions, including drilling, Packer test and permeability tests.
In the new year we expect to report results of double packer tests completed in Rotary Holes CAU8,9 10 and 11 in the SE zone as well as assay and flow results from NW Zone CAU15D and CAU7D.
The Italian firm is supplying products, both standard and custom made, to help the developers of the Riyadh Metro project undertake key soil permeability and double packer tests.
In general, the project comprises 56 cable percussion boreholes, 36 rotary coreholes, 32 trial pits, 17 variable permeability tests, 3 packer tests, 3 downhole geophyics,3 wall cores.