Ingrain Rock Physics Science Advisor Dr. Jack Dvorkin discusses the benefits of using digital rock physics to determine permeability in the latest issue of The Leading Edge

Houston (December, 2009) -- Trying to determine permeabilities and elastic properties with conventional, physical lab experiments can not only be lengthy and expensive, but hard to conduct given the type of rock material available.  In the article From Micro to Reservoir Scale: Permeability from Digital Experiments, Rock Physics Science Advisor Jack Dvorkin explains how digital rock physics can reliably address these challenges, thereby enhancing data obtained from physical laboratories and reducing the number of complicated and costly measurements being used today.
 
The article is featured in part of a special section in this month's issue entitled Reservoir Modeling Constrained by Seismic.
 
To read the article in its entirety, please click here
 
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