Instrumentation and operational requirements for pilot-scale CO/sub 2/ enhanced oil recovery projects

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This report describes an instrumentation system to monitor a miscible displacement pilot flood under carefully controlled conditions. The primary focus is on CO/sub 2/ flooding but the results apply equally well to other types of miscible floods. Included are discussions of the physical processes in a CO/sub 2/ flood, a review of existing CO/sub 2/ floods, instrumentation available, site selection and characterization, operation of the flood, simulator evaluation, and cost estimates for this type of project. Throughout the report it is emphasized that determination of residual oil saturation before and after the flood is crucial to evaluation of the results.

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Lyle, Jr., W. D. & Eisenhawer, S. W. June 1, 1980.

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This report describes an instrumentation system to monitor a miscible displacement pilot flood under carefully controlled conditions. The primary focus is on CO/sub 2/ flooding but the results apply equally well to other types of miscible floods. Included are discussions of the physical processes in a CO/sub 2/ flood, a review of existing CO/sub 2/ floods, instrumentation available, site selection and characterization, operation of the flood, simulator evaluation, and cost estimates for this type of project. Throughout the report it is emphasized that determination of residual oil saturation before and after the flood is crucial to evaluation of the results.

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Pages: 51

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  • Report No.: SAND-80-1223
  • Grant Number: AC04-76DP00789
  • DOI: 10.2172/5358543 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5358543
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1066042

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Lyle, Jr., W. D. & Eisenhawer, S. W. Instrumentation and operational requirements for pilot-scale CO/sub 2/ enhanced oil recovery projects, report, June 1, 1980; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1066042/: accessed May 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.