The influence of salinity on the viscous instability in viscous-modified low-interfacial tension flow during surfactant-polymer flooding in heavy oil reservoirs

Benyamin Yadali Jamaloei, Riyaz Kharrat, Koorosh Asghari

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29 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)174-185
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

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Funding Information:
BYJ and KA acknowledge the support provided by the Petroleum Technology Research Centre, Regina. Also, BYJ thanks the Petroleum Research Center at the Petroleum University of Technology, Tehran, for providing the laboratory facilities and the Research and Development Directorate of the National Iranian Oil Company for the financial support in conducting the experiments.


  • Capillary number
  • Heavy oil recovery
  • Oil-wet
  • Surfactant-polymer flooding
  • Viscous instability

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