back-pressure testing

back-pressure testing

[′bak ‚presh·ər ‚test·iŋ]
(petroleum engineering)
Method of estimating open-flow capacity of natural-gas wells by relating a series of gas-flow rates and their corresponding stabilized pressures at the bottom of the well bore.
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