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1. Under very high pressure beneath the earth's surface; usually defined as a fluid existing at pressure greater than 0.465 psi for each vertical foot of depth.
2. Describing reservoirs of highly pressurized geothermal fluids trapped underground that offer various energy potentials; such as, hydraulic energy from the high pressure, or thermal energy from the high temperature of the fluids, or natural gas dissolved in the fluid.
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geopressured brine
1. A reservoir of subsurface saline water existing at very high pressure and offering the potential for geothermal energy.
2. Specifically, a reservoir that is completely saturated with natural gas and, therefore, which can be both a geothermal source and an unconventional gas source.
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geopressured
A type of geothermal resource occurring in deep basins in which the fluid is under very high pressure.
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