Barrels of Fluid Per Hour (BFPH)

Definition - What does Barrels of Fluid Per Hour (BFPH) mean?

Barrels of Fluid Per Hour is a flow rate unit that is used to determine the total amount of fluid produced per hour. There are other flow rate units used to determine the produced fluid volume such as barrel fluid per day, barrels of liquid per day and barrels of water per day. The barrel fluid per day is converted into Barrels of Fluid Per Hour, i.e., cubic meters per hour, which is defined with the symbol m3/h. This unit can be used to refer to the cumulative production oil or water from a well in hours per day.

Petropedia explains Barrels of Fluid Per Hour (BFPH)

The production range of an oil well is divided into different units. Barrels of Fluid Per Hour is the production range of oil or water that is extracted from an oil well per hour. A barrel is equal to 42 US gallons or approximately 159 liters and Barrels of Fluid Per Hour for oil defines the total amount of oil that is produced from the drilled oil well. Similar to barrels of liquid per day or barrels of water per day, Barrels of Fluid Per Hour is generally used to refer to the hourly production of an oil well.

This definition was written in the context of oil production range

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