TITLE

Hole new approach

AUTHOR(S)
Excell, Jon
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);11/14/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7688, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a team from Birmingham's Aston University and Nottingham Trent University is investigating the use of magnetic resonance image (MRI) scanners and special microbubbles to find a way of increasing the quantity of oil extracted. The idea behind the project is to develop a method of finding other pockets in the porous rock based on the fact that water is sensitive to MRI scanning.
ACCESSION #
18940993

 

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