Hesitation-Pumping Squeeze-Cementing Operation

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Hesitation-Pumping Squeeze-Cementing Operation

Squeeze-cementing operation that incorporates discontinuous pumping of the cement slurry. NOTE The slurry is placed into the well, the pumps are stopped for some period of time, then a volume of slurry is again pumped. The process is repeated until a predetermined pressure is reached or the volume of cement slurry has been completely pumped.

Source: API RP 10B-2, Recommended Practice for Testing Well Cements, First Edition, July 2005 (Reaffirmed: July 2010). Global Standards