gas column

gas column

[′gas ‚ka·ləm]
(geology)
The difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts of the various producing zones of a gas-producing formation.
References in periodicals archive ?
Automobile gas supply modular stations (tank, Gas column, Etc.) must be certified, Fiscalized and meet the requirements of ordinance no.
It encountered a 3m (10ft) gas column in Eocene injectites with traces of oil in underlying Paleocene Balder Formation sandstones.
Initial petrophysical analysis of the West Newton A-2 well in Yorkshire, England, found an overall hydrocarbon column of 65 metres, including 45 metres gross oil column and underlying 20 metre gross gas column. Given this discovery, the extended well test has been put temporarily on hold so that it can be optimised to evaluate the oil column.
This well proved a 200 metre gas column, but no oil.
The well encountered a gross gas column of 252 meters: the discovery is estimated to be a multi-TCF gas discovery.
"The well, which was drilled in 2,074 meters of water depth reaching a final total depth of 3,827 meters, encountered an extended gas column in rocks of Miocene and Cretaceous age," Eni said in a 2018 statement.
ExxonMobil announced on Thursday the discovery of 5 to 8 trillion cubic feet(tcf) natural gas at the Glafcos-1 (Glaucus) well in block 10, with a gas column of about 133m.
An 87m gross (27m net) gas column in the Pliocene was tested.
The main well 7219/12-2S encountered a gross 22 metres gas column, while no hydrocarbons were encountered in the sidetrack 7219/12-2A.
The well encountered a gas column of 34 metres in sandstone with good reservoir quality in the main target.
This appraisal well encountered a gas column of 102 metres overall and 86 metres net within two sand layers of Messinian age rock, holding excellent reservoirs.
Based on analysis of electric log, pressure and sample data Jerun-1 has an interpreted gross gas column of approximately 800m in the primary target reservoir and is a multi-TCF gas discovery.

Full browser ?