fluid-loss test

fluid-loss test

[¦flü·əd ¦lȯs ‚test]
(petroleum engineering)
Measure of fracturing fluid loss versus time (spurt loss) before the fluid-loss agent forms a nonpermeable layer in the reservoir pore matrix.
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