areal pattern

areal pattern

[′er·ē·əl ′pad·ərn]
(petroleum engineering)
Distribution pattern of oil-production wells and water- or gas-injection wells over a given oil reservoir.
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However, there was no study of benefits of horizontal injections in an areal pattern. Al Gharaib and Gharbi [3] used numerical method to investigate a part of the nine-spot pattern where the horizontal wells were used as injectors.
An areal segment is a segment that forms the boundary of one or two meshes, as is each segment in Figure 1 (together they form a so-called areal pattern).
Areal patterns of particular folklore complexes and the borderlines between them seem to correspond to the intensity of communication between people.
Point estimates of [sup.137]Cs distribution and erosion were converted to areal patterns using the gridding and mapping routines in SURFER (Golden Software 1994).