reservoir drive mechanism
reservoir drive mechanism[′rez·əv‚wär ′drīv ‚mek·ə‚niz·əm]
The physical action by which hydrocarbons (gas or liquid) are moved through the porous reservoir structure; for example, gas drive or water drive. Also known as oil-well drive.
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