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Title: Influence of Clay Wettability Alteration on Relative Permeability

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 [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3];  [4]; ORCiD logo [5];  [6]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Department of Mining &, Minerals Engineering Virginia Tech Blacksburg VA USA
  2. Department of Mining &, Minerals Engineering Virginia Tech Blacksburg VA USA, Advanced Research Computing, Virginia Tech Blacksburg VA USA
  3. School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering University of New South Wales Sydney New South Wales Australia
  4. Department of Applied Mathematics Australian National University Canberra Australian Captial Territory Australia
  5. Research and Innovation Center National Energy Technology Laboratory Morgantown WV USA, Leidos Research Support Team Morgantown WV USA
  6. Research and Innovation Center National Energy Technology Laboratory Morgantown WV USA
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1664618
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DE‐FE0026825
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Journal Name:
Geophysical Research Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Geophysical Research Letters Journal Volume: 47 Journal Issue: 18; Journal ID: ISSN 0094-8276
Publisher:
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Fan, Ming, McClure, James E., Armstrong, Ryan T., Shabaninejad, Mehdi, Dalton, Laura E., Crandall, Dustin, and Chen, Cheng. Influence of Clay Wettability Alteration on Relative Permeability. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL088545.
Fan, Ming, McClure, James E., Armstrong, Ryan T., Shabaninejad, Mehdi, Dalton, Laura E., Crandall, Dustin, & Chen, Cheng. Influence of Clay Wettability Alteration on Relative Permeability. United States. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL088545
Fan, Ming, McClure, James E., Armstrong, Ryan T., Shabaninejad, Mehdi, Dalton, Laura E., Crandall, Dustin, and Chen, Cheng. Mon . "Influence of Clay Wettability Alteration on Relative Permeability". United States. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL088545.
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