packer test

packer test

[′pak·ər ‚test]
(petroleum engineering)
A pressure test of a sealed zone in a well.
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The packer test is meant to test permeability of the rock by sections using boreholes.
The Italian firm is supplying products, both standard and custom made, to help the developers of the Riyadh Metro project undertake key soil permeability and double packer tests.
In general, the project comprises 56 cable percussion boreholes, 36 rotary coreholes, 32 trial pits, 17 variable permeability tests, 3 packer tests, 3 downhole geophyics,3 wall cores.