Formation Pressure (Pore Pressure)

Pressure exerted by fluids within the pores of the formation (see Pore Pressure).

Source: API RP 59, Recommended Practice for Well Control Operations, Second Edition, May 2006. Global Standards


Formation Pressure

The pressure at the bottom of a well when shut-in at the wellhead.

Source: IADC UBO / MPD Glossary, December 2011. Global Standards

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