gas lift

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14:58 Feb 1, 2010
English to Hindi translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Petroleum Eng/Sci
Additional field(s): Energy / Power Generation, Engineering (general)
English term or phrase: gas lift
Definition from Petex and the University of Texas Austin:
The process of raising or lifting fluid from a well by injecting gas down the well through tubing or through the tubing-casing annulus. Injected gas aerates the fluid to make it exert less pressure than the formation does; the resulting higher formation pressure forces the fluid out of the wellbore. Gas may be injected continuously or intermittently, depending on the producing characteristics of the well and the arrangement of the gas-lift equipment.

Example sentence(s):
  • The use of gas lift is not limited to wells incapable of natural flow; in many applications offshore on the UK Continental Shelf, gas lift is applied to naturally flowing wells to accelerate production. More than 20 manned installations have one or more gas lifted production wells drilled from the installation. Health and Safety Executive - UK
  • The proper measurement of production in marginal fields and new developments to optimize gas lift operations is a very important factor in the oil industry. The enhanced allocation of gas lift wells can result in immediate production payback by increasing each well production versus the injection ratio through real time well data readings. Egypt Oil & Gas
  • As the industry seeks to extend its ability to develop marginal offshore oil reserves profitably, fields requiring gas lift to generate sufficient oil production often pose a sizable challenge. Gas lift in subsea wells, using injected gas from surface, requires extensive infrastructure – the cost of which can render a marginal field uneconomic to develop. Scandinavian Oil-Gas Online
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गैस लिफ्ट

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गैस लिफ्ट का प्रयोग केवल प्राकृतिक प्रवाह में अक्षम कुओं तक ही सीमित नहीं है अपितु गैस लिफ्ट का प्रयोग प्राकृतिक रूप से तेल का प्रवाह करने वाले कुओं में तेल के उत्‍पादन में वृद्धि करने के लिए भी किया जाता है ।

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  • तेल के उत्‍पादन में वृद्धि करने के लिए गैस को कुओं में त ीव्र गति से अंत:क्षेप करने से तेल के बाहर निकलने के प्रवाह में वृद्धि होती है इस प्रक्रिया को ही गैस लिफ्ट कहा जाता है । -  
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