The influence of pore geometry on the viscous instability in surfactant-polymer flooding in heavy oil reservoirs

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

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-235
Number of pages11
JournalEnergy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2015

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Funding Information:
The authors acknowledge the support provided by the Petroleum Technology Research Centre, Regina, Canada. The authors gratefully acknowledge the Research & Development Directorate of the National Iranian Oil Company for the financial support in conducting the experiments.

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  • capillary number
  • heavy oil
  • low-tension polymer flooding
  • pore geometry
  • viscous fingering

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