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(Extractive engineering: Field development, Drilling) Workover is the repair of an existingwell.
⇒ The operations that need to be carried out on a well are varied and can be broken
down into measurement, maintenance, and workover. ⇒ A workover may be performed to stimulate the well, remove sand or wax from the wellbore, to
mechanically repair the well, or for other reasons. ⇒ Workover is the repair of an existing well.