Here are a few quick improvements I’ve noted:
Not So Good: Better Way:
Middle East analogs Middle Eastern analogs
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.