Oilfield Glossary
Oilfield Glossary
Language:
Search by Discipline
Terms beginning with:
# A B C D E F
G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T
U V W X Y Z
Tools

naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM)

1. n. [Well Completions]
Materials typically found in certain types of barium or strontium scales that may be deposited in the wellbore or production tubulars. Any attempt to remove and dispose of NORM materials should be performed according to the legislation and policies associated with such potentially hazardous materials.