solution gas drive

solution gas drive

[sə′lü·shən ¦gas ′drīv]
(petroleum engineering)
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The reservoir drive mechanism in the Austin Chalk is solution gas drive.
By definition, a solution gas drive reservoir has no water drive pressure support, so the pressure in the reservoir declines rapidly after initial production.
The Fort Payne reservoirs are solution gas drive reservoirs, and management feels that it is critical to maintain reservoir pressure in order to maximize oil production.

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