Definitions

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  • v. To impregnate with acid; acidify.
  • v. To treat a limestone or sandstone formation with HCl or HF to enlarge its void spaces (petroleum geology).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To treat with an acid; render acid.

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Examples

  • As the old WESTERN Oil Services oil service company said in the old TV commericals in the Late 1970, If you have a oil & gas well, call us and we can fix cemment, frac , acidize ect.

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  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating pumping and bleeding equipment to cement, acidize, and fracture oil and gas wells.

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  • Once complete, this will enable us to acidize the well with a solution of 4,000 gallons of 15% Hydrochloric Acid, as well as acid solvent, iron control, acid inhibitor, surfactant, and sulfide control which will be pumped into the well.

  • If you want to acidize a well, you call Europe and you get something shipped out of Europe with a mobilization charge that's in the hundreds of thousands of Euros.

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