Core Truth in Formation Evaluation

Publication: Oilfield Review
Volume: 25
Issue: 2
Publication Date: 06/01/2013

Oil and gas companies obtain physical samples of subsurface formations through coring. Careful testing of these samples allows operators to determine if the rock contains fluid-filled pores, if those pores contain hydrocarbons and if those hydrocarbons are producible. Routine core analysis helps operators answer these questions and more.

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