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DCM

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.

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14.06.2018 07:38

AAPG interview

Invited by AAPG's director of innovation & emerging science and technology Susan Nash, Carlo Dietl from Gesteinslabor shares his ideas about geothermal energy and its future in this Learn! Blog interview.

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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