Heavy oil recovery by polymer flooding and hot water injection using numerical simulation

Heavy oil recovery by polymer flooding and hot water injection using numerical simulation

F. Bordeaux Rego, V.E. Botechia, D.J. Schiozer

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Agradecimentos: The authors would like to thank UNISIM, DE-FEM, CEPETRO, PETROBRAS, CAPES, FCMG and ANP for supporting this work, and CMG for software licenses

Thermal and chemical flooding are good alternatives to recover heavy oil. Hot water injection decreases oil viscosity but the unfavorable mobility ratio results in an inefficient sweep. Polymer flooding increases sweep efficiency due to higher water viscosity but may have lower injectivity....

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Heavy oil recovery by polymer flooding and hot water injection using numerical simulation

F. Bordeaux Rego, V.E. Botechia, D.J. Schiozer


										

Heavy oil recovery by polymer flooding and hot water injection using numerical simulation

F. Bordeaux Rego, V.E. Botechia, D.J. Schiozer

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    Journal of petroleum science and engineering

    Vol. 153 (May., 2017), p. 187-196