Definitions for "Shut in"
Keywords:  valves, bore, well, stop, capable
To close valves on a well so that it stops production, or a well on which the valves have been closed.
Closed temporarily. Wells and mines which are capable of production may be shut in for repair or for cleaning.
Refers to a well that is completed, is shown to be capable of production in paying quantities, and is not presently being operated.
surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"