acid jetting

acid jetting

[′as·əd ′jed·iŋ]
(petroleum engineering)
The jetting, from a device lowered through oil-well tubing, of an acid spray onto bottom-hole rock to clean away mud and scale interfering with oil flow.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.