US 11,655,710 B1
Sidewall experimentation of subterranean formations
Jawaher Almorihil, Dhahran (SA); and Abdulkareem AlSofi, Dhahran (SA)
Assigned to SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY, Dhahran (SA)
Filed by SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY, Dhahran (SA)
Filed on Jan. 10, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/647,553.
Int. Cl. E21B 49/06 (2006.01)
CPC E21B 49/06 (2013.01) 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
11. A method for sidewall coring, the method comprising:
lowering a sidewall assembly into a wellbore for positioning a coring bit inside a subterranean formation;
activating a sidewall coring tool to position the coring bit inside the subterranean formation and collect a core sample by rotating the coring bit with respect to a housing of the sidewall coring tool;
injecting a plurality of fluids into a sidewall core, configured to selectively inject the plurality of fluids into the core sample; and
recording measurements during an injection process and producing information relating to the core sample,
wherein the coring bit has an outlet for the plurality of fluids injected for avoiding pressure buildup.