from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A substance injected, as into the skin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any solution that is injected (as into the skin)


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  • For example, one of the technologies is the use of carbon dioxide as an injectant.

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  • (B) used by the taxpayer as a tertiary injectant in a qualified enhanced oil or natural gas recovery project.

  • The change requires that the carbon used as a tertiary injectant must be sequestered in permanent geologic storage to qualify for the credit.

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  • Multi-stage horizontal fracturing on a large scale would need a lot of material for injectant and a large scale carbon capture storage appears to be affordable according to MIT.

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  • In the upcoming weeks, Freestone will begin phase one tests of EncapSol as a downhole tertiary oil recovery injectant with the ultimate goal of dislodging the estimated 50% of oil remaining in America's declining and high water-cut oil well properties.

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  • EncapSol can also be used as a downhole enhanced oil recovery injectant.

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  • a tertiary injectant of the qualified carbon dioxide, except to the extent provided in regulations prescribed by the Secretary.

  • "tertiary injectant" for enhanced oil and gas recovery.

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