Research on oil recovery mechanisms in heavy oil reservoirs. [Quarterly] report, April--June 30, 1995

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The goal of the Stanford University Petroleum Research Institute is to conduct research directed toward increasing the recovery of heavy oils. Presently, SUPRI is working in five main directions: (1) Flow properties studies -- To assess the influence of different reservoir conditions (temperature and pressure) on the absolute and relative permeability to oil and water and on capillary pressure. (2) In-situ combustion -- To evaluate the effect of different reservoir parameters on the in-situ combustion process. Ibis project includes the study of the kinetics of the reactions. (3) Steam with additives - To develop and understand the mechanisms of the ... continued below

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Brigham, W.E. September 1, 1995.

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The goal of the Stanford University Petroleum Research Institute is to conduct research directed toward increasing the recovery of heavy oils. Presently, SUPRI is working in five main directions: (1) Flow properties studies -- To assess the influence of different reservoir conditions (temperature and pressure) on the absolute and relative permeability to oil and water and on capillary pressure. (2) In-situ combustion -- To evaluate the effect of different reservoir parameters on the in-situ combustion process. Ibis project includes the study of the kinetics of the reactions. (3) Steam with additives - To develop and understand the mechanisms of the process using commercially available surfactants for reduction of gravity override and channeling of steam. (4) Formation evaluation -- To develop and improve techniques of formation evaluation such as tracer tests and pressure transient tests. (5) Field support services -- To provide technical support for design and monitoring of DOE sponsored or industry initiated field projects. Accomplishments for this quarter are briefly described for each study.

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  • Other: DE95017092
  • Report No.: DOE/BC/14899--30
  • Grant Number: FG22-93BC14899
  • DOI: 10.2172/104794 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 104794
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc621384

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Brigham, W.E. Research on oil recovery mechanisms in heavy oil reservoirs. [Quarterly] report, April--June 30, 1995, report, September 1, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc621384/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.