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Porosity and Permeability Porosity : percentage of open (pore) space in a rock Permeability : ability of fluid to move through pores. Porosity Fill a swimming pool with marbles Fill a swimming pool with tennis balls Which will have the greater porosity? . Porosity

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Porosity and permeability porosity percentage of open pore space in a rock permeability ability of fluid to move through pores

Porosity and Permeability

Porosity: percentage of open (pore)

space in a rock

Permeability: ability of fluid to move

through pores


Porosity and permeability porosity percentage of open pore space in a rock permeability ability of fluid to move through pores

Porosity

Fill a swimming pool with marbles

Fill a swimming pool with tennis balls

Which will have the greater porosity?


Porosity and permeability porosity percentage of open pore space in a rock permeability ability of fluid to move through pores

Porosity

Which will have the greater porosity?


Porosity and permeability porosity percentage of open pore space in a rock permeability ability of fluid to move through pores

Marcellus Shale is an example of an

unconventional reservoir rock:

it possesses porosity but lacks permeability


Porosity and permeability porosity percentage of open pore space in a rock permeability ability of fluid to move through pores

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Porosity and permeability porosity percentage of open pore space in a rock permeability ability of fluid to move through pores