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perforate

Etymology: L, perforare, to pierce
1 v, [pur′fôrāt] to pierce, punch, puncture, or otherwise make a hole.
2 adj, [purfôrit] riddled with small holes.
3 adj, [pur′fôrit] (of the anus) having a normal opening; not imperforate. perforation, n.

perforate

(pĕr′fō-rāt) [L. perforatus, pierced with holes]
1. To puncture or to make holes.
2. Pierced with holes.

perforate

(of e.g. corals) possessing pores.
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The new high-pressure perforating gun is an impressive addition to the company's already robust line of perforating solutions, building on its leading technologies, tools and techniques to perform in casing sizes larger than 9 5/8 inches at extremely high pressures.
We are pleased to close this acquisition and initiate the integration process with Pinnacle's talented group of professionals," said Jonathan Lewis, vice president, Halliburton Wireline and Perforating Services.
The main product development and manufacturing asset located near Fort Worth, Texas, USA, was formed in June 2003 and started delivering perforating products to the market in August 2004.
Given this large flow rate, the company has suspended its test operations to place additional storage at its lease prior to perforating the up-hole Aptian formation at the interval of 1,170.
Perforating, acid fracing and production testing of the wells is scheduled to commence on Monday the 21st, 2005.
The 460-acre site now is home to the industry's most advanced perforating research laboratory, an integrated completions testing facility and custom-engineering capacity.
The operator feels that perforating and fracing should open up the entire 104-foot pay zone for recovery.
Previously, as announced in a news release dated 12/10/02, the Company attempted to complete its 2B well by perforating the two lowest indicated pay zones but encountered large inflows of water.
Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) and Marjan Oilfield Services, a member of the Al Fahim Group, announced today that they have signed a Joint Venture Agreement and Memorandum and Articles of Association to incorporate a Limited Liability Company to offer open and cased hole logging and wireline perforating services in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

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