tie-back liner

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1. n. [Well Completions]
A section of liner that is run from a liner hanger back to the wellhead after the initial liner and hanger system have been installed and cemented. A tie-back liner may be required to provide the necessary pressure capacity during a flow-test period or for special treatments, and is typically not cemented in place. In some cases, a tie-back liner will be installed as a remedial treatment when the integrity of the intermediate casing string is in doubt.