Egyptian fields have large potential for enhanced oil recovery technology

Mahmoud Abu El Ela Cairo University Cairo A number of fields in Egypt are expected to undergo one or more enhanced oil recovery methods in the near future. This article summarizes an investigation on the applicability of EOR methods in Egyptian fields. Preliminary screening is initially carried out using specialized software (EOR Graphical User Interface—EORgui) to nominate and recommend the most suitable technologies. Then, results of the preliminary screening are analyzed based on the outcomes of successful worldwide EOR projects coupled with experimental results from previous and current research. Based on these criteria, carbon dioxide miscible flooding and micellar-polymer technolog...

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