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oil reservoir

[′ȯil ′rez·əv‚wär]
(geology)
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According to the report an oil reservoir in the base was "engulfed in fire" after a rocket hit the base, in Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province.
As part of its work to understand how sulphate-reducing bacteria become activated in oil reservoirs, the team is investigating the widespread practice of pumping seawater into an oil reservoir to reduce temperatures and make extraction easier but which poses problems from a reservoir souring perspective.
This includes thermal recovery where heat is introduced to the oil reservoir to reduce the viscosity of the oil, and cyclic steam injection, which is used extensively in heavy-oil reservoirs and tar sands to thin oil and enhance its ability to flow," Busby added.
According to the company, down hole pressure measurements and fluid samples suggest that the main oil reservoir is on the same static pressure gradient as the Etom-2 well, which demonstrates that a major part of the Greater Etom structure is oil-filled.
The Aruma is the shallowest oil reservoir in the Bahrain Field and contains very viscous oil never previously before exploited.
The oil reservoir is positioned above, not below, the geartrain.
NNA - The family of citizen Bassim Mahfouz managed to miraculously survive an arson which flared up in the oil reservoir of his 4X4 vehicle, parked in front of his house, the the West Bek region of Jeb Jennine, National News Agency correspondent reported Tuesday.
He explained that when carbon dioxide is pumped into an oil reservoir, about 40 per cent of the carbon dioxide gets stored in the reservoir.
The East Texas, Cotton Valley Lime play is a naturally occurring fractured oil reservoir in the early stages of development as a new horizontal drilling and completion technology play.
The fire was in a 2cm deep oil reservoir in the sub-basement of the factory.
The company has found the target oil reservoir and three of the four encountered an additional deeper oil reservoir that is likely to be productive at the well.