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sidetrack

US and Canadian a railway siding

sidetrack

[′sīd‚trak]
(civil engineering)
To move railroad cars onto a siding.
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The greater mystery than what a sidetrack agreement is may be what it's even doing in the policy--along with some of the other definitions of "insured contract" that are also pretty obscure, with likely almost no applicability.
TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) today announced the results from the Kangaroo-2 appraisal well sidetracks drilled in the shallow offshore, Santos Basin, Brazil.
The well has been plugged back to 2,048mMDRT and the sidetrack is currently drilling ahead in 12 1/4" hole at 2,099mMDRT.
The sidetrack sector thus remains the fastest growing business of the Austrian company with a job number increase of 43% year-on-year.
The sidetrack found gas condensate in the same Jurassic reservoirs as the 6407/8-7 discovery well drilled in September.
Brainstorm Digital, a film company that creates and edits special effects for motion pictures, has taken space at 45 Main Street, while Sidetrack Films, an independent film production firm will be located at 55 Washington Street.
Hammamet West-3 ST-2 will involve the drilling of a deviated hole from the original wellbore to intersect fractures located by the first sidetrack as well as the original fracture zone.
On January 4, 2013, Harvest announced an oil discovery in the pre-salt Gamba and Dentale reservoirs with plans to drill a sidetrack to appraise the extent of the Dentale oil discovery.
Oil Search had reported back in July that the well was at a depth of 2,550 meters and sidetracking into Sidetrack #2, due to hole problems in Sidetrack #1.
New three year contract with Lukoil worth EUR 61 million drives sidetrack drilling business
LekOil would use the money to fund its share of the drilling and testing of a sidetrack to the Ogo well.
On June 10, 2011, Harvest announced an oil discovery in the pre-salt Gamba reservoir with plans to deepen the well to test Middle and Lower Dentale exploration potential and sidetrack to appraise the extent of the Gamba oil discovery.