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reservoir rock

noun, Geology
rock that has sufficient porosity to contain accumulations of oil or gas.
Origin of reservoir rock
1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The reaction of these chemicals with petroleum acids in the reservoir rock results in the in situ formation of surfactants.
  • They need to know about the size and number of pores in a reservoir rock.
  • The use of polyacrylamides decreases the mobility of the injected fluid by decreasing the permeability of the reservoir rock.
  • The molecule is small enough to fit through the pores of a reservoir rock, but large enough to break loose an oil droplet.

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