Oilfield Glossary
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cased hole

1. n. [Drilling]
The portion of the wellbore that has had metal casing placed and cemented to protect the openhole from fluids, pressures, wellbore stability problems or a combination of these.
Antonyms: openhole
2. n. [Well Completions]
A wellbore lined with a string of casing or liner. Although the term can apply to any hole section, it is often used to describe techniques and practices applied after a casing or liner has been set across the reservoir zone, such as cased-hole logging or cased-hole testing.
Antonyms: openhole