Petrophysical applications of nmr imaging

William P. Rothweil, H. J. Vinegar

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A system for obtaining high-resolution NMR images of oil field cores is described. Separate proton density and T2 relaxation images are obtained to distinguish between spatial variations of fluid-filled porosity and the physical nature of the pores. Results are presented for typical sandstones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3969-3972
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Optics
Issue number23
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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