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3D imaging and flow characterization of the pore space of carbonate core samples

Knackstedt, Mark; Arns, Christoph; Ghous, Abid; Sakellariou, Arthur; Senden, Tim; Sheppard, Adrian; Sok, Rob; Averdunk, Holger; Pinczewski, W. Val; Padhy, Girija S.; Ioannidis, Marios A.


Carbonate rocks are inherently heterogeneous having been laid down in a range of depositional environments and having undergone significant diagenesis. They are particularly difficult to characterise as the pore sizes can vary over orders of magnitudes and connectivity of pores of different scales can impact greatly on flow properties. For example, separate vuggy porosity in an underlying matrix pore system can increase the porosity, but not the permeability and lead to large residual oil...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Conference paper
Source: Symposium Trondheim 2006 Proceedings


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