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Posted 29 May 2015

By Stuart Joness

Enhanced porosity preservation by pore fluid overpressure

A recently accepted paper for publication in a Geological Society of London Special Publication highlights the importance of identifying the timing of onset of overpressure for predicting porosity and reservoir quality in HPHT reservoirs.

Stricker, S. and Jones, S.J, 2015. Enhanced porosity preservation by pore fluid overpressure and chlorite grain coatings in the Triassic Skagerrak, Central Graben, North Sea, UK. In: Armitage, P.J., et al., (Eds.), Reservoir Quality of Clastic and Carbonate Rocks: Analysis, Modelling and Prediction. Geological Society, Special Publications, London, In Press.