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five-spot

1. n. [Enhanced Oil Recovery, Heavy Oil]
An injection pattern in which four input or injection wells are located at the corners of a square and the production well sits in the center. The injection fluid, which is normally water, steam or gas, is injected simultaneously through the four injection wells to displace the oil toward the central production well.