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Probe Permeametry on Unconsolidated Formations

United States Patent Application

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A method for measuring permeability of a formation using a probe permeameter includes confining a sample of the formation in a container. The sample is covered with a screen having at least one perforation therein. The probe permeameter is applied to the at least one perforation in the screen. Permeability of the formation is measured at the at least one perforation.
Boitnott, Gregory N. (Hanover, NH)
15/ 215,700
July 21, 2016
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OF DEVELOPMENT [0002] The invention disclosed herein was made in part pursuant to contract no. DE-FG07-02ER63497 with the United States Department of Energy. The United States Government retains certain rights to the invention.