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  1. Egyptian fields have large potential for enhanced oil recovery technology

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    Mon, 1 Oct 2012

    and requires a relatively small capital investment. Injection of alkali, surfactant , alkali-polymer (AP), surfactant -polymer (SP), and alkali- surfactant -polymer (ASP) have been tested in a limited number of fields. Reserves

  2. SPECIAL REPORT: UNCONVENTIONAL GAS TECHNOLOGY—1: Advances in fracs and fluids improve tight-gas production

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    Mon, 17 Dec 2007

    to water blocking. A microemulsion surfactant (MS) has the potential vastly to increase ..... these difficult formations. The special surfactant was designed to replace methanol or ..... microemulsion technology GasPerm 1000, the surfactant helps remove water drawn into the formation

  3. SPECIAL REPORT: Deepwater fluid displacement needs special approaches

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    Mon, 25 Sep 2006

    Displacements of OBM and SBM use solvent and surfactant chemistry as the primary cleaning agents ..... a solvent in seawater or brine and a surfactant in seawater or brine. Dispersions of ..... debris. A polishing solution of 3-10% surfactant is sufficient to remove oil-wet film

  4. Special Report: Completion Technologies: Combined miscible drive enhances Pleito Creek oil production

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    Mon, 6 Jun 2011

    containing an oxygen-compatible surfactant . Then, the pumping of pure CO 2 through the tubulars removed the surfactant film. The tubulars were then ready ..... skid where an oxygen-compatible surfactant is added. The water is then pumped

  5. Rex presses Illinois basin EOR pilots, Delta expansion

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    Mon, 10 Sep 2012

    recovered 15-20% of OOIP at two surfactant -polymer floods in the 1970s-80s ..... sandstones. Rex commenced alkali- surfactant polymer flooding on the 58-acre Perkins ..... oil recovery performance of the 1980s surfactant -polymer floods. Core flood work continues

  6. Kansas-Missouri heavy oil area draws new operator

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    Wed, 26 Mar 2014

    recovery process developed by ADR to begin recovering heavy oil in Kansas and Missouri. Worthington said ADR has integrated surfactant formulations for enhanced oil recovery developed by chemists with Oil-Chem Technologies LLC, Sugar Land, Tex. State geological

  7. OGJ Newsletter

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    Mon, 31 Mar 2014

    recovery process developed by ADR to begin recovering heavy oil in Kansas and Missouri. Worthington said ADR has integrated surfactant formulations for enhanced oil recovery developed by chemists with Oil-Chem Technologies LLC, Sugar Land, Tex. State geological

  8. Lime-free oil-base mud proves effective in high temperature, CO2 environments

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    Mon, 10 Sep 2001

    comprising an oleaginous liquid, an amine surfactant having the structure R-NH2, wherein ..... emulsifying agent. The emulsifier or surfactant reduces the interfacial surface tension ..... two. Addition of the emulsifier or surfactant enables the affected liquid to form

  9. UNCONVENTIONAL GAS TECHNOLOGY—2: Custom technology makes shale resources profitable

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    Mon, 24 Dec 2007

    reduce friction pressure. Microemulsion surfactant that helps reduce capillary pressure ..... capillary pressures. A unique microemulsion surfactant helps control fluid-induced fracture ..... pressure, tight formations. This surfactant helps reduce fracture-face damage

  10. Rex presses Illinois basin EOR pilots, Delta expansion

    Online Articles

    Fri, 24 Aug 2012

    recovered 15-20% of OOIP at two surfactant -polymer floods in the 1970s-80s ..... sandstones. Rex commenced alkali- surfactant polymer flooding on the 58-acre Perkins ..... oil recovery performance of the 1980s surfactant -polymer floods. Core flood work continues

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