slant drilling


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slant drilling

[′slant ‚dril·iŋ]
(engineering)
The drilling of a borehole or well at an angle to the vertical.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The law of capture allows an operator to capture all oil and gas that naturally flows into the well "bottom." Subsurface trespass law applies to "slant drilling," where the pad on one piece of property places or slants a well (sometimes called "deviation") onto another's subsurface property (Younger and Boda 2013).
In North Dakota, however, this process has been viewed as subsurface trespass in the same way as slant drilling (Continental Resources, Inc.
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Saddam Hussein has not, in my view, shown himself capable of such admirable restraint, especially when he has sulked under a heightened sense of insult, as he did after signing the accord with the Shah of Iran in 1975 (revenge came in 1980), and in invading Kuwait in 1990 (whom he blamed for taking advantage of Iraq by refusing it more loans and allegedly slant drilling into Iraqi oilfields).
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In fact, the oil companies have been poaching crude off the reserve for years, siphoning its hidden resources by slant drilling within the two-mile buffers established in 1923 by the Navy.
Everyone maintained that the positioning of Iraqi troops on the Kuwaiti border was merely posturing and saber rattling by the Iraqis to reinforce their displeasure with Kuwait and other Arab nations concerning oil production quotas and Kuwaiti slant drilling into Iraqi reserves.
How Facts are Sometimes Ignored in Recent Environmental Debates: The Case of "Slant Drilling" under the Great Lakes.