offset well

offset well

[′ȯf‚set ′wel]
(petroleum engineering)
A well made by offset drilling.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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TBX Resources Inc., Dallas, has announced that the drilling phase and testing on the offset well, the Lillie No.
The second well in the upcoming program, Heintschel #2, is currently planned as an offset well some 370 metres from Heintschel #1.
A decision to drill an offset well on the location is also pending until further discussions are completed.
The Clark #5 well is an offset well at 20 acre spacing to the northwest of the successful Clark #1 well.
Again, prior to applying the sonic method to the real-time detection, the normal compaction trend (NCT) needs to be obtained from (4) and (5) and to be calibrated to the offset well data.
Drilling engineers use the offset well bit and daily drilling report for selecting an appropriate gauge protection and/or bearing to avoid failure [8].
Offset wells to the north of the Mollhagen #8 drilled in recent years have cumulated production in excess of 75,000 barrels of oil per well.
The Partnership has an Agreement to implement a turn-key program to drill and complete one exploratory well and options to drill and complete up to 24 offset wells on the Lease.
"The application of hydrajettingtechnology in multiple settings has helpedSaudi Aramco to effectively stimulatevertical and horizontal gas producers....the post-stimulation results from theuse of this technology have yielded asignificant improvement over resultsachieved in offset wells (with similarreservoir characteristics), treated usingconventional stimulation methods," thereport said.
The average initial production rate for the wells treated in Argentina was 53 per cent higher than that of the offset wells treated using conventional fracturing techniques, according to operator YPF.
Phase three envisions additional drilling on the property to either go deeper to other zones or establish additional offset wells.