A Study of the Capillary Pressure-Hydrodynamic Relationship to Soil Accumulation in Stratigraphic Traps

The object of the work described in this paper was to increase the understanding of the relation that capillary pressure of a rock, hydrodynamics, and accumulation of oil in stratigraphic traps have to one another. The hydrodynamic oil-water tilt equation is derived by considering the two vector gradients involved: (1) buoyancy of oil in water and (2) hydraulic gradient.
Keywords: capillary pressure, Colorado School of Mines, Denver, Colorado, hydrodynamic, reservoir, CORE, Data, Displacement, Oil, Oils, Petroleum, Pressure, Rocks, Water, Waters
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