Determing the Damage - Oil Technology September 2015
Understand how microscopic causes of "Formation Damage" can alter drilling programs for greater ROI
Ever wondered why oil or gas production rates fail to live up to expectations? Production engineers, geologists, and petrophysicists all commonly invoke "formation damage" as a common reason for such shortfalls.
Read Terri Olson (Thermo Fisher Scientific) and Dr. Margaret Lessenger's (Newfield, USA) paper on the commissioned study to image samples of the reservoir rocks, before and after exposure to brines of various compositions, using digital rock technology.