Phase trapping effects in viscous-modified low interfacial tension flow during surfactant-polymer flooding in heavy oil reservoirs

B. Yadali Jamaloei, R. Kharrat, K. Asghari, F. Ahmadloo

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2 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-148
Number of pages10
JournalEnergy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jan 2015

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Funding Information:
The authors gratefully acknowledge the support provided by the Petroleum Technology Research Centre, Regina. BYJ also wishes to thank the Research and Development Directorate of the National Iranian Oil Company for financial support in conducting the experiments.

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  • capillary number
  • heavy oil recovery
  • injection flowrate
  • phase trapping
  • polymer
  • pore geometry
  • surfactant
  • viscous surfactant waterflooding

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