gas-filled porosity

gas-filled porosity

[′gas ‚fild pə′räs·əd·ē]
(geology)
A reservoir formation in which the pore space is filled by gas instead of liquid hydrocarbons.
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As other operators drilled the Eagle Ford shale in LaSalle County, Laredo's pilot drilling program to the southwest in Webb County confirmed gas-filled porosity in the Escondido, Olmos, Austin Chalk and Eagle Ford formations.