well stimulation

well stimulation

[′wel ‚stim·yə′lā·shən]
(petroleum engineering)
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The company asserted that well stimulation through acid wash was also planned.
Well stimulation is generally carried out to increase the productivity of the wells by enhancing the flow of hydrocarbons over and above the projected rate of flow in both green and brown wells.
World demand for well stimulation materials is projected to increase more than 12 percent per year to over 65 million metric tons in 2017, valued at $23 billion.
Today's practices involve deeper drilling supplemented by oil well stimulation. This technique involves the injection and use of strong acids to improve production and maximise resources.
demand for well stimulation materials is forecast to rise 10.2 percent annually to nearly $12 billion in 2016, according to a study offered by Cleveland-based The Freedonia Group.
604, 604-10 (1996) (noting the introduction of hydraulic fracturing for well stimulation in 1948).
announces successful well stimulation in Los Flamencos field(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
During this process, the knowledge gained from the Holdfast-1 well stimulation will be applied to Encounter-1, with the aim of further refining the process.
Abu Dhabi: Esnaad, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), saidAaon FridayAait has signed a business collaboration agreement with Kuwait's Napesco International Petroleum Company under which Napesco will provide oil well stimulation and other services to another Adnoc unit - Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (Adco).
US demand for well stimulation materials is projected to increase more than 10 percent annually to nearly $12 billion in 2016.