Glossary:Channel - PetroWiki

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Content of PetroWiki is intended for personal use only and to supplement, not replace, engineering judgment. SPE disclaims any and all liability for your use of such content. In the context of cement, a channel is a flow area in the cement from inefficient cementing displacement of the drilling mud. In the context of rock formations, a channel is an interconnected pathway through the matrix of the rock or an open fracture or other feature that connects a reservoir and the wellbore.