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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 9 (1925)

Issue: 3. (May-June)

First Page: 442

Last Page: 450

Title: Apparatus for Determining the Absorption and the Permeability of Oil and Gas Sands for Certain Liquids and Gases Under Pressure

Author(s): A. F. Melcher


By means of specially designed apparatus which is described, oil- and gas-sand samples may be subjected to accurately measurable pressures, under which reliable quantitative determinations of absorption and permeability of the sands for certain fluids such as oil, fresh and salt water, and gases can be made. Application of absorption and permeability investigations on typical oil and gas sands to method of recovery is important.

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