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Adsorption of surfactants on sand surface in enhanced oil recovery: Isotherms, kinetics and thermodynamic studies
Abstract Adsorption of surfactants onto reservoir rock surface may result in the loss and reduction of their concentrations in surfactant flooding, which may render them less efficient or ineffectiveExpand
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Effects of Alkali, Salts, and Surfactant on Rheological Behavior of Partially Hydrolyzed Polyacrylamide Solutions †
The rheological behavior of a polymer solution is very important for its application in enhanced oil recovery. An experimental study was conducted to examine the effects of salts, alkali, andExpand
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Microemulsions: a novel approach to enhanced oil recovery: a review
  • A. Bera, A. Mandal
  • Chemistry
  • Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production…
  • 1 September 2015
The trend of growing interest in alternative source of energy focuses on renewable products worldwide. However, the situation of petroleum industries in many countries needs much concern in improvingExpand
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Interfacial tension and phase behavior of surfactant-brine–oil system
Abstract The phase behavior of surfactant-brine–oil system is the key factor in interpreting the performance of oil recovery by microemulsion process. Due to the well established relationship betweenExpand
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Studies on interfacial behavior and wettability change phenomena by ionic and nonionic surfactants in presence of alkalis and salt for enhanced oil recovery
Abstract Surfactant flooding is one of the most promising method of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) used after the conventional water flooding. The addition of alkali improves the performance ofExpand
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Surfactant Stabilized Oil-in-Water Nanoemulsion: Stability, Interfacial Tension, and Rheology Study for Enhanced Oil Recovery Application
Nanoemulsions are kinetically stable biphasic dispersion of two immiscible liquids typically stabilized by an emulsifier with droplet sizes in the range of 10–200 nm. Present work deals with theExpand
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Screening of microemulsion properties for application in enhanced oil recovery
Abstract Microemulsion in enhanced oil recovery is an efficient tool because of its high level of extraction efficiency of residual oil from natural oil reservoir. In the present paper the effect ofExpand
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Investigation of synergistic effect of nanoparticle and surfactant in macro emulsion based EOR application in oil reservoirs
Abstract The present paper deals with the characterization of oil in water (O/W) emulsion stabilized by the synergistic effect of surfactant and nanoparticle for their application in enhanced oilExpand
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Interaction between aqueous solutions of polymer and surfactant and its effect on physicochemical properties
Interaction between water-soluble polymers and anionic surfactants has been studied by surface tension and conductivity measurements. Sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) and sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonateExpand
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Characterization of rock-fluid and fluid-fluid interactions in presence of a family of synthesized zwitterionic surfactants for application in enhanced oil recovery
Abstract Zwitterionic surfactants are gaining importance for their application in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) because of their favourable thermodynamic and surface properties. A family ofExpand
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