Ultrasonic irradiation reduces Shengli heavy oil viscosity

Experiments using heavy crude oil samples from PetroChina's Shengli oil field show ultrasonic irradiation can reduce viscosity by up to 85%, enhancing oil recovery. Increasing production from the aging Shengli field is difficult because of its 90% water cut.

1710ogjdqi Z01
In order to access this content, you must be logged-in and have an active subscription to the OGJ Premium Archive

Subscribe

More in Exploration & Development