overpressure

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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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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.
The Jonah Field Overpressured Gas Plain, which is analogous to our prospect area, has similar overpressuring, depth, reservoir rocks and is estimated to be 2.
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.
GID-3 and CAM can be added to any suitable enclosed space whether overpressured against NBC agents or not.