pressure maintenance

pressure maintenance

[′presh·ər ‚mānt·ən·əns]
(petroleum engineering)
The maintenance of gas pressure in a reservoir by an active water drive, water injection, gas injection, or a combination of the foregoing.
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The Company expects to see significant production and reserve additions over the next number of years through enhanced recovery from its Atlee Buffalo assets while spending minimal capital over the next year as pressure maintenance is achieved.
For example, since 2002 pharmacies certified by the Canadian International Pharmacy Association have maintained a perfect safety record while serving over 10 million Americans who desperately need basic medications for ailments ranging from asthma and COPD to blood pressure maintenance.
The preclean of gas from condensed moisture, mechanical impurities, gas condensate, its reduction and pressure maintenance will be held at the Preliminary Gas Processing Terminal.
Sulphate Removal Systems - As the complexities of offshore deepwater oil development increase, so has the use of specialized membrane systems to remove suphate from the seawater used for waterfloods and pressure maintenance.
Along with the pressure maintenance, the machine is equipped with very sensitive sensors which make sure that the surgery goes on smoothly.
GMT-l's pipeline bundle also includes a fourteen-inch pipeline to transport water--either seawater or produced reservoir water--for pressure maintenance along with two six-inch pipelines, one to carry natural gas from the Alpine field for pressure maintenance and a second to carry a miscible injectant, a mixture of natural gas liquids, for enhanced oil recovery.
It is also going to provide Adnoc with less stress on their overall plans for reinjection; reservoir pressure maintenance, which is in summer now, is challenged," La Noce says.
The compressors reinject this gas for reservoir pressure maintenance, effectively storing the gas for future production.
The preliminary development plan includes drilling and producing oil wells from the existing onshore production site and drilling offshore water injection wells for reservoir pressure maintenance.
Residual gas is re-injected back into the reservoir for pressure maintenance.
Data are also collected on volumes returned to formation for repressuring, pressure maintenance, and cycling; quantities vented and flared; quantities of nonhydrocarbon gases removed; quantities of fuel used on lease; and marketed production as well as the monthly volume and value of marketed production.
Moreover, nitrogen provides a higher reservoir displacement volume per standard volume of nitrogen than any other gas injectant; that is, it provides the lowest volume requirement for pressure maintenance.