gravel pack


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gravel pack

[′grav·əl ‚pak]
(petroleum engineering)
A packing of very fine gravel surrounding a slotted or perforated liner in well.
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Mechanical surging is applied to the well to physically remove buildup from the well screen and to force the acid out into the gravel pack and/or aquifer to clean the voids between particles.
in diameter) encased by a designed gravel pack usually varying in diameter between 18 and 48 in.