Hydrophobic:Tending to repel water
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Tending to absorb water.
The electrokinetic potential of a particle as determined by its electrophoretic mobility. This electric potential cause colloidal particles to repel each other and stay in ...
The reservoir drive mechanism in which oil is produced by the expansion of the underlying water and rock, which forces the oil into the wellbore. ...
Water that contains relatively low concentrations of soluble salts. Brackish water is saltier than fresh water but not as salty as salt water.
A drilling mud in which the continuous phase is water. In water-gas muds, any additives are dispersed in the water. Compare oil-base mud.
A material that causes water and oil to form an emulsion. Water normally occurs separately from oil; if, however, an emulsifying agent is present, the ...
Water so thoroughly combined with oil that special treating methods must be applied to separate it from the oil. Compare free water.
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