uphole

uphole

[′əp‚hōl]
(mining engineering)
A borehole collared in an underground working place and drilled in a direction pointed above the horizontal plane of the drill-machine swivel head.
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In this study, a method of underground uphole water injection for measuring loss was applied.
These measurement tools lower cost by significantly reducing non-productive time as near real-time information about drift and azimuth of the wellbore are captured and telemetered uphole for the drilling company to take appropriate corrective action.
Uphole mudlogs have recorded better than expected oil and gas shows within the secondary Urenui Formation target at a depth of approximately 1400m.
The company also plans to frac in late July an uphole interval in the Marchant 22-16 #1.
We are benefited by our high inventory of uphole recompletions which still provide the Company with very favourable economic investment opportunities that allow us to maintain our current production levels with much reduced capital outlays.
The Corporation is pleased to announce that additional production testing conducted on the exploration well indicates the load water from the initial artificial fracturing operation has been largely recovered.aaThe additional production testing indicates test rates similar to those previously announced in the July 24th press release comprised primarily of light oil with low associated gas and water cuts.aaAdditional testing on one of two uphole secondary formations did not result in significant initial hydrocarbon inflow and additional studies will be conducted on the formations in subsequent wells.
The first step requires an elastic model of the shallow subsurface, which is created by estimating the p-wave velocity from the first arrivals or uphole times and the s-wave velocity from the ground-roll itself.
It plugged the well at a depth of 3,782 metres in the Aleg Fm, after having tested an El Garia Fm uphole at 2,872 metres.
At a meeting in Thurles the board unanimously decided to uphole a reccomendation from the football body to lodge an appeal with the Munster Council.