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12:56 Nov 27, 2009
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Science - Petroleum Eng/Sci
Additional field(s): Geology
English term or phrase: porosity
Definition from Canadian Association Petroleum Producers:
The volume of spaces within rock that might contain oil and gas (like the amount of water a sponge can hold); the open or void space within rock – usually expressed as a percentage of the total rock volume. Thus porosity measures the capacity of the rock to hold natural gas, crude oil or water.

Example sentence(s):
  • The porosity profile in any individual well depends on the maximum effective stress, which is generally determined by the maximum burial depth. U.S. Geological Survey
  • Carbonate reservoirs have lower values of median and maximum porosity for a given burial depth, probably because of greater chemical reactivity of carbonate minerals relative to quartz and the resulting lower resistance to chemical compaction and associated cementation. GeoScienceWorld
  • Porosity and permeability reduction due to burial and compaction acts differently on different sediment types. Sandstone is more resistant to porosity and perm reduction due to compaction, whereas shales and siltstone are generally more prone to perm reduction. All Experts
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4pórovitosť, priepustnosť
Dušan Ján Hlísta
Linda Vakermanova

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Definition from slovnik.juls.savba.sk:
množstvo dutín v tuhom telese umožňujúce prijímanie al. priepustnosť kvapalín a plynov, poréznosť, pórozita

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  • Pórovitosť kriedy má význam aj pri vyhľadávaní ložísk ropy, pretože v jej póroch sa môžu hromadiť aj kvapalné uhľovodíky akými je aj ropa. - Wikipedia  

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pórovitosť, priepustnosť

Definition from štandardný AS slovník (napr. od Linge:
priepustnosť horniny

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  • Priepustnosť horniny daná existenciou takých vzájomne komunikujúcich puklín, ktorými môže prúdiť tekutina pod vplyvom hydraulického gradienta - SAH  
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Local time: 11:29
Native speaker of: Slovak
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