The investigation of suitability of different capillary number definitions for flow behavior characterization of surfactant-based chemical flooding in heavy oil reservoirs

Benyamin Yadali Jamaloei, Koorosh Asghari, Riyaz Kharrat

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27 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)48-55
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Petroleum Science and Engineering
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

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


  • Capillary number
  • Chemical flooding
  • Heavy oil
  • Injection rate
  • Micromodel
  • Non-Newtonian

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