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What is the meaning of pore fluid saturation in the case of petroleum prospecting?

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2009-08-22 04:51:55

This term speaks to the situation where tiny spaces in geologic

structure (pores) are filled with a fluid, be it water or petroleum

(crude oil or natural gas). The quality and the microstructure of a

geologic mass, and the presence of fluids in it, will determine how

seismic waves are both propagated through it and reflected by


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