A nuclear tracer imaging technique is evaluated for use in core analysis in studies of oil recovery from chalk reservoirs. In-situ fluid saturation data in long-core flood experiments in chalk, enhance the interpretations of the data; especially in mapping the local recovery efficiencies. In various long core flood displacements, including both drainages and waterfloods, emphasis has been on recording local in-situ saturation development, obtaining recovery efficiencies and studying effects on the saturation profiles from displacement pressure drops, flow rates and initial and final water saturations. The benefits of having access to local in-situ saturation information, the importance of being able to identify rock heterogeneities and tests of repeatability have been stressed.

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