fresh-core technique

fresh-core technique

[¦fresh ′kȯr tek‚nēk]
(petroleum engineering)
A method in which a core sample, fresh from the field, is subjected to waterflooding in the laboratory, and the resulting residual oil is determined; used to calculate total waterflood recovery of oil from a reservoir formation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.