A Better Way To Say It

Here are a few quick improvements I’ve noted:

Not So Good:                        Better Way: 

Middle East analogs                Middle Eastern analogs

miss-match                            mismatch

orientated                              oriented

was weighted heavier              was weighted more heavily

in the inter-well space             between wells

Here’s a longer one:

Not So Good:  Pressure transient test results are duration of shut-in dependent.

Better Way:  Pressure transient test results depend on the duration of the shut-in period.

And finally, here is a story about some very thirsty oil:

Not So Good: Next, submerge the core in oil, allowing oil to imbibe the core sample.

Why: To imbibe means to drink or to take liquid in. Oil cannot drink in a solid.

Better Way: Next, submerge the core in oil, allowing the core sample to imbibe the oil.

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