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overpressure

[′ō·vər‚presh·ər]
(fluid mechanics)
The transient pressure, usually expressed in pounds per square inch, exceeding existing atmospheric pressure and manifested in the blast wave from an explosion.
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The overpressured reservoirs and unconsolidated sands encountered in the main objective intervals in both Block 2 and Block 3 presented significant challenges to the drilling and completion of these wells.
Several similarities exist between Elmworth field and the Company's Uinta Basin Overpressured Gas Prospect.
Since the Company's main focus is in oil and gas, that is, the LAK Ranch Oil Field in Wyoming and the Uinta Basin Overpressured Gas Field in Utah, the change in name is appropriate," states Carlton Parfitt, President of the Company.
Avalon's prospect is in the heart of a deep overpressured gas accumulation and is within a "basin centered gas play", which does not require conventional traps and seals, which oil and gas industry players sought in the past.
The Jonah Field Overpressured Gas Plain, which is analogous to this prospect area, has similar overpressuring, depth, reservoir rocks and is estimated to be 2.
Headline of release should read: Avalon Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire ''Giant'' Overpressured Gas Prospect in U.
The logs are similar to those encountered in our Mesa 10-21d well that encountered thick intervals of reservoir quality sand of 10% density porosity or greater in the overpressured section; these could be big wells.
All of the deeper Jackfork zones appear to be overpressured with indicated bottom hole pressure ("BHP") of 11,600 psi as compared to the normally pressured shallow field pay at 5,200 feet with an original BHP of about 2,200 psi.
We have a lot of sand in the overpressured section, which is comparable to other wells drilled near the crest of the Pinedale anticline in this area.
GID-3 and CAM can be added to any suitable enclosed space whether overpressured against NBC agents or not.
Except for one dry hole, the wells drilled this year have all encountered significant intervals of overpressured gas in Lance formation sands, with the top of the overpressure encountered at depths ranging from 7,763 to 10,037 feet.
Overpressured Gas Trap: We postulate a large, overpressured