The Dielectric Constant Measurement technique (DCM) is a fast, easy and cheap method to determine the amount of swellable clay minerals within a sample and indirectly the angle of internal friction. This knowledge is of crucial importance for drilling progress, wellbore and caprock stability, as well as the frackability of unconventionals, because the presence of clay minerals with interstitial water lowers the strength of a rock significantly.



21.02.2018 10:12

AAPG ACE 2018 in Salt Lake City (19.-23.05.2018)

Gesteinslabor will present brandnew results from the frontline of research at one of the key events for petroleum geologists.

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21.02.2018 08:45

TSK 2018 in in Jena (21.-23.03.2018)

Gesteinslabor will take part at the distinguished conference dealing with tectonics, structural geology and crystalline rocks.

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31.01.2018 12:06

Spring meeting 2018 in Celle

Following a well established tradition, also in 2018 DGMK and ÖGEW will host their annual conference in the Congress Union Celle.

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