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sludging

[′sləj·iŋ]
(geology)
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Hydrofluoric acid exhacerbates sludging except at low concentrations less than 3%.
Acid-induced asphaltene sludging is becoming an increasing cause of oil well stimulation treatment failure.
This measure was undertaken to prevent aging effect on sludging. Sludge is known to increase considerably as oil samples age.