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Empirical Expression of Permeability in Terms of Other Petrophysical Properties

  • George V. Chilingarian

Abstract

Using the multi-variable linear regression analysis, the author developed empirical expressions for permeability in terms of porosity, specific surface area, and irreducible fluid saturation for four carbonate reservoir rock areas in the USSR. The coefficient of correlation varied from 0.981 to 0.997.

Keywords

Reservoir Rock Secondary Recovery Carbonate Reservoir Empirical Expression Petrophysical Property 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • George V. Chilingarian
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  1. 1.School of EngineeringUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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