injected gas

injected gas

[in′jek·təd ′gas]
(petroleum engineering)
Gas that has been pumped into an oil-producing reservoir to provide a gas-drive for increased oil production.
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Injected gas may include nitrogen, carbon dioxide, steam, natural gas, and LPG.
And, as is the case with injected gas, most of it can be produced when there is no longer any profitable oil left to pump out.
We haven't injected gas into these centrifuges on a voluntary basis and as long as the negotiations continue, we do not intend to inject gas into IR8," he added.
The principle of the "cycling" is that the injected gas, which is put underground through special injection wells, moves through the reservoir rock toward the producing wells and is produced again along with more liquids.
The largest amounts of newly injected gas since September 1, 2014 were registered in France (740 million cubic meters), Germany (713 million cubic meters) and Italy (462 million cubic meters).
You can't tell where the boundary is any more; they're the same thing -- and that makes it possible to push much more oil out of the rock with the injected gas.
The RTX250 uses a 27-hp Kohler electronic fuel injected gas engine that delivers more power over competitive models to dig 8-inch wide trenches up to 48 inches in depth.
Abd al-Majid al-Rashidi, president of the Petroleum Development Company, discussed plans of the Ministry of Petroleum that allow the company to convert burned gas from oil fields into butane by extracting butane-condensate derivatives, sending them to the country's national grid, and using it as injected gas to be stored in the nation's petroleum reserves.
to as long as 3 ft or more, the injected gas remained trapped for the length of the cycle and quickly became quite hot.
The injected gas particles are excited to luminescence on contact with the hot plasma.
The cavern is as air tight as a space capsule, allowing little injected gas to escape.
Engineers at Ford have injected gas bubbles into the plastic during manufacturing to produce lighter plastic parts, much like the concept behind the Aero chocolate bar.