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Commercial scale demonstration enhanced oil recovery by micellar-polymer flood

Marathon Oil Company

Commercial scale demonstration enhanced oil recovery by micellar-polymer flood

by Marathon Oil Company

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Published by Dept. of Energy, [Office of the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental and Institutional Relations], Technical Information Center, for sale by National Technical Information Service in [Oak Ridge, Tenn.], Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secondary recovery of oil,
  • Oil field flooding

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marathon Oil Company
    SeriesBERC/TPR ; 77/10
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Technical Information Center, Bartlesville Energy Research Center
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14863611M

      Eor methods 1. EOR Methods Chandran Udumbasseri, Technical Consultant [email protected]; [email protected] Enhanced oil recovery (abbreviated EOR) is the implementation of various techniques for increasing the .   U.S. Pat. No. 4,, discloses an enhanced oil recovery method employing betaine amphoteric surfactants in combination with high molecular weight homopolysaccharide gum thickeners in a waterflood. The waterflood can be followed by a thickened buffer slug and then an aqueous flooding medium to displace the oil toward a production well. Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (cEOR) processes comprise a number of techniques which modify the rock/fluid properties in order to mobilize the remaining oil. Among these, surfactant flooding is one of the most used and well-known processes; it is mainly used to decrease the interfacial energy between the phases and thus lowering the residual oil by: 1. Laboratory Evaluation of the Micellar Flooding as a Tertiary Oil Recovery Method Amin Azdarpour Universiti Teknologi Malaysia [email protected] Parham Babakhani dehkordi Micellar flooding is known as microemulsion flooding, micellar-polymer and surfactant-polymer.

    enhanced oil recovery (EOR) was introduced and has become popular in referring to, in general, any re-covery process that enhances the recovery of oil beyond what primary and secondary production would normally be expected to yield. Enhanced oil recovery processes can be classified into four categories: 1. Miscible flooding processes 2. Chapters Table Comparative Summary Process Immiscible gas Miscible gas Polymer Micellar/Polymer Alkaline/Polymer Steam (drive or soak) In situ Recovery Mechanism Reduces oil viscosity Oil swelling Solution gas drive Same as immiscible plus development of miscible displacement Increase volumetric sweep efficiency by reducing mobility. NEVADA Commercial oil production was first established in Nevada in with the discovery of Eagle Springs Field by Shell Oil. It took 22 years and approximately dry holes before the next commercial discovery at Trap Spring Field in This limited success over such a long period is partly the result of the complex tectonic history of. Table 1 Introduction to Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Processes and Bioremediation of Oil-Contaminated Sites 4 summarizes the performance of each of the primary recovery mechanisms in terms of pressure decline rate, gas-oil ratio, water production, well behaviour, and oil recovery as presented by Ahmed & McKinney ()/5(10).

    The book is a comprehensive text of advanced oil-recovery processes and is applicable for use in senior or graduate courses in petro-leum engineering. Over the years, TORP researchers have ex-plored thermal recovery processes, micellar-polymer flooding, carbon dioxide miscible dis-placement, reservoir computer simulation, and. Secondary recovery can produce an additional 15 to 20 percent of the oil reserve, and enhanced oil recovery (EOR), another 20 percent. Primary Recovery As noted in figure 1, primary recovery refers to oil that can be recovered from the subsurface reservoir through the natural energy of . The Heavy Oil & Oilsands Guidebook series is a must-have for anyone with an interest in unconventional oil. Every year since , JuneWarren-Nickle's Energy Group has published this unique look. ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY METHODS Since the early s, a significant amount of laboratory research and field testing has been undertaken, and some of the resulting findings have been developed on a commercial scale. The intent of enhanced recovery methods (La til et al., ) is to OIL RECOVERY METHODS.


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Commercial scale demonstration enhanced oil recovery by micellar-polymer flood by Marathon Oil Company Download PDF EPUB FB2

Commercial scale demonstration enhanced oil recovery by micellar-polymer flood (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marathon Oil Company,; United States. Department of Energy. Technical Information Center.; Bartlesville Energy Research Center.

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Commercial scale demonstration enhanced oil recovery by micellar-polymer flood book Annual report, October September }, author = {Howell, J C}, abstractNote = {This commercial scale test, known as the M-1 Project, is located in Crawford County, Illinois. It encompasses acres of Robinson sand reservoir and covers portions of several waterflood projects.

An evaluation of the Robinson M-1 commercial scale demonstration of enhanced oil recovery by micellar-polymer flood Technical Report Cole, E L A commercial scale micellar-polymer project was conducted in the Robinson Sand of the M-1 project in southwestern Illinois.

There are three distinct phases in the production of crude oil, these being primary, secondary and enhanced oil production. The primary oil is produced using the reservoirs inherent pressure and once this is insufficient to force the Commercial scale demonstration enhanced oil recovery by micellar-polymer flood book to the surface, secondary measures are applied.

These consist of pumping water down into the reservoir thereby forcing the oil up the production well or. Potential from enhanced oil recovery applications in Australia D. Wrightl, S. Ie Poidevinl, G. Morrison2 & R. Thomas3 As a result of a Society of Petroleum Engineers/National Energy Research Demonstration and Development Council (NERDDC) meeting in Adelaide in File Size: 2MB.

An enhanced oil recovery technique using water viscosified with soluble polymers. Viscosity is increased until the mobility of the injectant is less than that of the oil phase in place, so the mobility ratio is less than unity.

This condition maximizes oil-recovery sweep efficiency, creating a smooth flood front without viscous fingering. Polymer flooding is also applied to heterogeneous. Purchase Enhanced Oil Recovery, II, Volume 17B - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book.

ISBNPages: Consequently, a commercial-sized manufacturing unit was constructed at the Robinson, IL, refinery to provide COSS for large-scale field projects. We began the R Project to continue testing the capability of the micellar-polymer process for recovering oil from a previously waterflooded reservoir.

Provenance—Original Petroleum Society manuscript, Micellar Flooding and ASP—Chemical Methods for Enhanced Oil Recovery (), first presented at the 50th Annual Technical Meeting, June The highly-anticipated 2nd Edition of Enhanced Oil Recovery is now available for purchase.

To preview, click here. Enhanced Oil Recovery describes technologies that can be applied to recover oil that cannot be produced by primary recovery or waterflooding.

These technologies include polymer, micellar-polymer, and CO2 flooding, as well as thermal-recovery processes that are typically 8/10(1). Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF.

Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) is a tertiary oil recovery method and receives more attention as it enables further recovery of trapped oil with the use of external pressure (used CO 2, CH 4), heat.

Screening criteria have been proposed for all enhanced oil recovery @OR) methods. Data from EOR projects around the world have been examined and the optimum reservoir/oil characteristics for successful projects have been noted.

The oil gravity ranges of the oils of current EOR methods have been compiled and the results are presented graphically. An enhanced oil recovery technique in which an alkaline chemical such as sodium hydroxide, sodium orthosilicate or sodium carbonate is injected during polymer flooding or waterflooding operations.

The alkaline chemical reacts with certain types of oils, forming surfactants inside the ally, the surfactants reduce the interfacial tension between oil and water and trigger an. A method of preventing permeability damage due to clay swelling, disintegration and migration in subterranean formations producing oil and gas, where such formations are to be the subject of enhanced oil recovery techniques using anionic or caustic flood chemicals.

Prior to the use of such enhanced oil recovery techniques, a cationic organic polymer capable of stabilizing clays is introduced Cited by: Cost-Effective Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery Funsho Afolabi Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria [email protected] Abstract: The increase in supply of crude has led to a dramatic slump in its price which Cited by: 1.

Commercial application and projects undertaken in industry. Commercial application and economics also are considered. Introduction. Surfactant flooding is one enhanced oil recovery (EOR) method being developed to increase the U.S.

energy supply. Other methods include thermal techniques, CO, flooding, polymer flooding, and the use of caustic Cited by:   Previous pseudo-phase representations of micellar/polymer phase behavior have been highly successful in simulating enhanced oil recovery processes using conventional numerical methods.

These models allowed for a variety of physical phenomena, such as the formation of one to three phases, the effect of salinity and co-solvents on the phase behavior, adsorption of several of the chemical Cited by:   EOR Methods 1.

EOR Methods Chandran Udumbasseri Technical Consultant Enhanced oil recovery (abbreviated EOR) is the implementation of various techniques for increasing the amount of crude oil that can be extracted from an oil field.

Enhanced oil recovery is also called improved oil recovery or tertiary recovery 2. 5- Chemical Flooding - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation .ppt), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online.

eor method5/5(1). Lower injectivity pdf with water can adversely affect oil production rates in the early stages of polymer flooding, Acrymaide-type polymers lose viscosity due to shear degradation, salinity and divalent ions.

Also, Xanthan gum polymers cost more and are subject .This paper seeks answers, through a ‘philosophical’ approach, to the questions of whether enhanced oil recovery projects are purely driven by economic restrictions (i.e.

oil prices) or if there are still technical issues to be considered, making companies refrain from enhanced oil recovery (EOR) by: 1.In the years that followed, ebook of micellar-polymer-flooding technology was phased out as a direct result of the collapse of oil prices in and the development of new oil supplies throughout the world, which led to projections of oil prices in the vicinity of .