geopressured

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ge·o·pres·sured

 (jē′ō-prĕsh′ərd) also ge·o·pres·sur·ized (jē′ō-prĕsh′ə-rīzd′)
adj.
Being under high pressure within the earth.
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geopressured

(ˌdʒiːəʊˈprɛʃəd)
adj
(Geological Science) relating to the pressure within the earth
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The first of these are "geopressurized zones," gas reservoirs at great depths--on the order of 25,000 feet--where gas would normally not be expected.
These fuels include oil produced from shale or tar sands, synthetic fuels produced from coal, and gas produced from geopressurized brine, Devonian shale, tight formations, bio-mass and methane from coalbeds.
29 has been available to oil and gas producers as an incentive to find and produce fuel from designated nonconventional sources (primarily oil from shale and tar sands, and gas from geopressurized brine, Devonian shale, coal seams and tight formations).