pay zone

pay zone

[′pā ‚zōn]
(petroleum engineering)
The reservoir rock in which oil and gas are found in exploitable quantities.
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I will discuss each of these paths into the pay zone before turning to some interesting territory that lies outside that zone.
15 fold increase in gas flow on TB04 well following successful fracture stimulation Sino Gas has confirmed a 15 fold increase in productivity following the successful fracture stimulation of a previously untested upper pay zone on its TB04 gas discovery well.
Summary: Circle Oil successfully tested a hydrocarbon bearing interval at Al Amir SE-6X down-dip flank appraisal well over a pay zone of approximately 8 feet in thickness in the Lower Rudeis within the interval 13,776 to 13,784 feet.
12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the trade association of the global electronic payments industry, today announced that floor space for the brand-new Mobile Pay Zone at ETA's 2013 Annual Meeting and Expo is 85-percent sold.
Sino Gas has also now fracture stimulated an upper pay zone in its TB04 well and is flowing back the frac fluid from the zone to confirm a stable gas rate.
The upper pay zone identified in the Kareem Shagar Sandstone is 19 feet thick.
Three of the seven wells also showed a fifth pay zone in the J Sand formation at approximately 8,100 feet.
The upper pay zone identified in the Kareem Shagar formation is a net 10 feet thick and the lower pay zone in the Kareem Rahmi Formation is a net 19 feet thick.
The J-Sand pay zone showed good log response in all three wells and production casing was set to cover all five pay zones in the Meyer #7, #4, and #2 wells.
The first pay zone was from 3446' to 3454' (8 feet) with porosity of 8% to 10%.
The oil pay zone stimulation process used to complete the Hemi 2 well has produced a more efficient and better producing well.
The Atoka Sands has multiple pay zones and the deepest pay zone is approximately 300 feet higher in elevation than the same zone in the J.