Making holes in pipe, cement, or formation at desired depths usually performed with an explosive device utilizing bullets or shaped charges.
Source: API RP 54, Recommended Practice for Occupational Safety for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations, Third Edition, August 1999 (2007). Global Standards
“Perforating” means the act of making holes in pipe, cement, or formation at desired depths. [Mich. Admin. Code R 408 (2013)].
Source: Oil and Gas Drilling and Servicing Operations, Michigan Administrative Code R 408, February 8, 2013. Regulations