wellbore hydraulics

wellbore hydraulics

[′wel‚bȯr hī′drȯ·liks]
(petroleum engineering)
A branch of oil production engineering that deals with the motion of fluids (oil, gas, or water) in wellbore tubing or casing, or the annulus between tubing and casing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.