high-pressure gas injection

high-pressure gas injection

[′hī ¦presh·ər ′gas in‚jek·shən]
(petroleum engineering)
Oil reservoir pressure maintenance by injection of gas at pressures higher than those used in conventional equilibrium gas drives.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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What Westport has done is take direct high-pressure gas injection to another level of technological innovation and adaptability.
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