Natural Permeability Reduction in Porous Media Due to the Presence of Kaolinite

  • Witold Kubacki


The permeability to water of a clay medium is always a topic of controversy. The majority of engineers consider that different clays show different behaviour under fluid invasion being especially affected by the acidity of the fluid. Among the naturally occuring clays however, Kaolinite is considered to be very stable chemically and hence not altered by fluid invasion.1


Core Sample Carbon Capture Water Displacement Displacement Experiment Absolute Permeability 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Witold Kubacki
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  1. 1.Instituto de Investigaciones PetrolerasUniversidad del ZuliaMaracaiboVenezuela

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