injection well


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injection well

n.
A deep well into which water or pressurized gas is pumped in order to push petroleum resources out of underground reservoirs toward production wells, so as to increase their yield.
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The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has a plan for future earthquakes after 2 small quakes rattled an area in Weld County that officials later determined were caused by a nearby injection well.
Another concern is whether injection well operators could be pumping either too much water into the ground or pumping it at very high pressures.
5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RG Global (OTC Bulletin Board: RGBL) has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire a 10-acre deep injection well (DIW) that will be utilized for treatment, reuse and disposal of produced waters and regenerative waste from the oil and natural gas Industry.
Injection Well 55-15, u mile west of the existing production well field and 1300 feet north of existing injection Well 57-15, was drilled to a total depth of 7707 feet.
Totally more than 60 percent of the current injection well stock of the Company has been equipped with very leaktight packers.
6 quake hit 700 meters from an injection well in Ashtabula, Ohio.
tap water, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) today called for rigorous implementation of the Class V injection well rule recently finalized by the U.
A 15 percent decline in injection well discharges in 1993 compared to 1992 keeps DuPont on track to meet its commitment to eliminate all toxic discharges to the ground by the year 2000, or verify that they have become nonhazardous.
The well will also serve as a terminus for a 1100m injection well planned to be drilled as part of the VRS development plan as previously announced and described (October 14, 2005, September 21, 2005).
If the City awards the construction of one (1) injection well, the Work to be performed under this Contract includes, but is not limited to: A filled in retention area on the northwest corner of the site and an excavated retention area near the center of the WTP; One (1) Class I injection well (IW1), tubing and packer design with a final casing string of 26-inch outside diameter and total open-hole depth of 3,500 feet below ground level, that may be permitted to accept an injection rate of approximately 12.
The Shenzi TLP will be the fifth and largest Moses design TLP to date, and will have up to 20 subsea production and water injection wells tied back to the facility and will be capable of processing 100,000 barrels of oil and 50 million cubic feet of gas per day.
The six gas turbine generator sets will provide 100 megawatts of electrical power needed to develop 22 oil and gas production wells, 20 water injection wells and two gas injection wells.