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perforating

[′pər·fə‚rād·iŋ]
(petroleum engineering)
Special oil-well downhole procedure to make holes in tubing walls and surrounding cement; used to allow formation oil or gas to enter the wellbore tubing, or to allow water to be forced out into the formation to cause fracturing (hydraulic fracturing).
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Under this deal, Schlumberger will take ownership of Weatherford's US pressure pumping and pump-down perforating related facilities and supplier and customer contracts.
Additionally, approximately 100 Weatherford employees associated with the pressure pumping and pump-down perforating businesses will transfer to Schlumberger.
Several different forms of perforating dermatoses exist, including reactive perforating collagenosis and the acquired perforating dermatosis diagnostic group (often associated with diabetes mellitus or chronic renal disease), which includes acquired reactive perforating collagenosis (RPC), elastosis perforans serpiginosa, perforating folliculitis, and Kyrle's disease.
These need to be distinguished from the secondary perforating dermatoses due to metabolic conditions such as uremia especially in patients on dialysis, diabetes mellitus, hepatic failure or as paraneoplastic syndrome in multiple myeloma.
If the customer is utilizing a vertical, a closed-door horizontal or an open-end auto tie baler, perforating plastic containers is required," Pfeffer says.
European product designers, with that continent's long history of presswork, tend to design more perforated metal into products, especially in architectural applications," said Bruce Ferguson, president of Ferguson Perforating & Wire Co.
Halliburton once again is stepping ahead and leading the industry in perforating technology," said David Topping, Vice President of Halliburton's Wireline and Perforating business line.
Halliburton today announced the official opening of its state-of-the-art Advanced Perforating Flow Lab (APFL).
1 February 2012 - US metals service centre company Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE:RS) said on Wednesday it had finalised the acquisition of Wisconsin-based contract manufacturer McKey Perforating Co Inc.
HOUSTON -- Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) has announced the newest addition to its suite of perforating technologies, designed to enable better well completions and provide operators with access to reservoir targets that are beyond the limits of conventional high-pressure technology.
The transaction aligns Halliburton's Wireline and Perforating Services capabilities with Pinnacle's technologies and expertise to provide operators with a comprehensive solution to the complex exploration and production challenges of shale reserves and other unconventional assets.
com/) deep penetrating shaped charge perforating gun to clean out the existing perforations.

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