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  • n. An oilfield term referring to the relative position of a measurement or equipment within the wellbore, towards the top of the hole.


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up- + hole


  • External pressure might have caused the production casing to part & move uphole.

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  • Dey can't spec 'me to uphole dem in dis fer it agin de

    The Earth Trembled

  • Other operators continue to drill in proximity to Hilight Field, actively targeting the uphole Turner and

  • As previously disclosed, the Company has elected to defer its uphole natural gas well recompletion program until the fourth quarter in anticipation of stronger seasonal natural gas prices.

  • This geological report confirms the Company's business model to purchase wells that have been drilled to deeper horizons with the potential to increase production by perforating potential zones of interest at uphole formations.


  • At Wapiti/Gold Creek, Delphi is currently drilling the last of three vertical wells (2.1 net) targeting liquids rich natural gas in the Nikanassin formation with multiple secondary uphole zones encountered.

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  • Continental Resources has found other prospective pay zones uphole from the Woodford Shale, and plans to test these formations some time in the future.

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  • Once the Mesaverde testing program is completed in the Bar F well, we plan to move uphole to test multiple oil bearing intervals from 6,000 feet to 9500 feet in the Lower Green River and Upper Wasatch formations which were identified during drilling operations and confirmed by log analysis. News Articles

  • In addition, a number of previously considered unrecoverable tight uphole zones are now targeted for development under our resource development plans.

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  • At Chime, the re-entry at 12-7-59-5W6M well in the first quarter of 2008 did not reach the primary target and two uphole zones were completed and put on production, however the results were disappointing. News Articles


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