frontal-advance performance

frontal-advance performance

[¦frənt·əl ad′vans pər‚fȯr·məns]
(petroleum engineering)
The theory that, during the waterflood of a formation reservoir, displacement of oil causes a desaturation of the displaced fluids in accordance with relative-permeability relationships, and the displacement is linear.
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