partial-pressure maintenance

partial-pressure maintenance

[′pär·shəl ′presh·ər ‚mānt·ən·əns]
(petroleum engineering)
The partial replacement of produced gas in an oil reservoir by gas injection to maintain a portion of the initial reservoir pressure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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