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Revolutionizing Core Analysis

Houston-based Ingrain uses latest-generation 3D CT (computed tomography) to quickly and accurately determine absolute and relative permeability, resistivity, elastic properties, pore and grain statistics. Results are available in days, they claim, even in ultra-low permeability sandstones, complex carbonates and shales. ...
Author: Nora Villarreal
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Special Core Analysis Reinvented: 3D Nano-scale Imaging and Computing of Reservoir Rock Properties and Fluid Flow

Digital imaging and computation revolutionised photography by making film cameras obsolete and moving image processing from chemical darkrooms into computers. Ingrain, a Houston-based technology start-up, is using digital imaging and computation to reinvent special core analysis. At Ingrain's digital rock ...
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Finding Huge Potential in Rocks' Tiniest Cracks

Houston-based Ingrain uses nano-scale imaging technology to rapidly measure the porosity, permeability and fluid flow characteristics of oil and gas shale formations.   Click here to read article 
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New Technology Continues to Amaze

With capital at their disposal, operators and service companies pulled out all the stops in 2008.   Click here to read article
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Computing Properties from 3-D Imaging (Hart's E&P, November 2008)

Next-generation computed tomography(CT) scanning reveals the actual pore structure of shale reservoirs at the nanometer scale, and breakthrough algorithms compute the physical properties of shale from these 3-D images all with unprecedented accuracy     Please see attached document.
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New Rock Physics Company Ingrain Pioneers Digital Rock Properties Measurement

At this year's SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, first time attendee Ingrain brings the upstream industry a new paradigm in rock properties measurement that allows operators to create smarter, more efficient field development plans. The oil and gas industry's ...
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A Closer Look (Oilweek, November 2008)

As earth scientists examine how to produce more oil from discovered resources, nanotechnology could provide insight into reservoir properties.   Please see attached document
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Imaging at a Finer Scale (Hart's E&P, October 2008)

A new company is showing its client reservoir rock information at the pore scale.   Please see attached document
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Applying The "New" Math (Nickles New Technology Magazine, October 2008)

A new paradigm for assessing permeability in reservoir rock.
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Quantitative Virtuality! (Oil Information Technology Journal, Jul-Aug 2008)

Ingrain's Jack Dvorkin makes a compelling case for a new kind of special core analysis: combining a state-of-the-art 3-D NanoXCT X-Ray tomographic scanner and high-performance computer modeling.   Please see attached document
Author: Nora Villarreal
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