confirmation well

confirmation well

[‚kän·fər′mā·shən ‚wel]
(petroleum engineering)
The second producing well in a new oil field under development.
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"This confirmation well completes an important drill program for Dejour at Woodrush, this season.
Six appraisal wells were drilled at Jubilee, even though the results of the discovery well and the first confirmation well had confirmed the field was economic to develop.