Pores to Production: The Nanoscale Search for More Oil

Topics: Petroleum economics/production forecasting Reservoir characterization Reservoir simulation
Source: University of North Dakota Energy & Environmental Research Center/Ingrain.
Within this rock is a network of pores holding organic material (green), which can produce oil and gas and are connected to inorganic pores (blue) that can store oil, water, or gas, with unconnected pores nearby (red).
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Pores to Production: The Nanoscale Search for More Oil

Stephen Rassenfoss, JPT Emerging Technology Senior Editor

30 November 2016

Volume: 68 | Issue: 12