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  1. Surfactant boosts polymer EOR effectiveness at Daqing

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Jun 2006

    laboratory tests show that including surfactant treatments can lengthen the polymer injection ..... solve this problem, Daqing started surfactant injection to decrease the injection ..... in 106 polymer injection wells. The surfactant increased the effective injectivity

  2. New technology customizes surfactant -spacer fluids

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 Oct 1999

    allowed Chevron Inc. to custom-design surfactant and spacer packages with 50% savings on costs and surfactant volumes. To date, the technique ..... equipped field laboratory to customize surfactant packages. South Texas The wettability

  1. WETTABILITY--1: New test procedures optimize surfactant blends

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 4 Oct 1999

    cement operations, has helped reduce surfactant costs by as much as 50% while minimizing ..... basis for comparing various spacer- surfactant systems used to determine which surfactants ..... or oil film remain on the rod, the surfactant package is not sufficiently water

  2. Illinois basin ASP flooding planned

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 Feb 2008

    plan for starting two alkali- surfactant -polymer (ASP) flood pilots ..... alkali reduces the needed amount of surfactant to recover the remaining oil in place by interacting with the injected surfactant and rock to form additional surfactant


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 29 Mar 1993

    In a recent test, a foaming surfactant diverted steam into the upper oil ..... upper pay zone. In this test, the surfactant -Chevron Chemical Co.'s Chaser ..... according to Chevron, in which the surfactant generated strong foam in a reservoir

  4. Illinois

    Online Articles

    Fri, 4 Jun 2010

    editors HOUSTON, June 4 – Rex Energy Corp., State College, Pa., reported encouragement from a single-well alkaline surfactant polymer test in the Middagh Unit in Lawrence field in Illinois. The test consisted of a chemical tracer to validate the chemical


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Nov 1991

    5 billion program to develop Orimulsion, Pdvsa's boiler fuel that is an emulsion of extra heavy crude, water, and a surfactant . The extent of the cut is undisclosed, but presumably planned expansion beyond volumes needed to cover firm contracts with

  6. Venezuela's Pdvsa struggling to meet Orimulsion goals

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Jan 1998

    income for state petroleum company Petroleos de Venezuela SA (Pdvsa). But the new fuel-made from bitumen, water, and a surfactant -took a heavy beating in recent months when two major orders in the U.K. and the U.S. were either canceled or delayed

  7. News Pdvsa unit lands biggest Asian supply contract for Orimulsion

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 12 Feb 1996

    Orimulsion to Taiwan, matching its biggest sale to date. Orimulsion is an emulsion of extra heavy crude oil, water, and a surfactant that is designed to back out coal as a low cost, environmentally preferred boiler fuel. Bitor is a subsidiary of state owned

  8. Study for offshore Mideast field proves inhibitor, sulfur solvent compatible

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Oct 2014

    indicating no detrimental effect of combining MEG and a surfactant .7 No reported data indicate the presence of water-soluble ..... CI components, brought about by the appropriately designed surfactant package of the CI. A conservative approach must therefore

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