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Relative permeability

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Relative permeability is the the ratio of effective permeability to a base permeability such as the absolute permeability of the porous medium.

OilRelativePermeability.png

WaterRelativePermeability.png

GasRelativePermeability.png

kro - relative permeability for oil phase;
krw - relative permeability for water phase;
krg - relative permeability for gas phase;
ko - effective permeability for gas phase;
kw - effective permeability for gas phase;
kg - effectivepermeability for gas phase;
k - absolute permeability.



See also

Saturation and relative permeability end-points scaling
Permeability


External links

http://petrowiki.org/Relative_permeability