Research on oil recovery mechanisms in heavy oil reservoirs

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The research described here was directed toward improved understanding of thermal and heavy-oil production mechanisms and is categorized into: (1) flow and rock properties, (2) in-situ combustion, (3) additives to improve mobility control, (4) reservoir definition, and (5) support services. The scope of activities extended over a three-year period. Significant work was accomplished in the area of flow properties of steam, water, and oil in consolidated and unconsolidated porous media, transport in fractured porous media, foam generation and flow in homogeneous and heterogeneous porous media, the effects of displacement pattern geometry and mobility ratio on oil recovery, and analytical representation ... continued below

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Kovscek, Anthony R. & Brigham, William E., Castanier, Louis M. March 16, 2000.

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The research described here was directed toward improved understanding of thermal and heavy-oil production mechanisms and is categorized into: (1) flow and rock properties, (2) in-situ combustion, (3) additives to improve mobility control, (4) reservoir definition, and (5) support services. The scope of activities extended over a three-year period. Significant work was accomplished in the area of flow properties of steam, water, and oil in consolidated and unconsolidated porous media, transport in fractured porous media, foam generation and flow in homogeneous and heterogeneous porous media, the effects of displacement pattern geometry and mobility ratio on oil recovery, and analytical representation of water influx.

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  • Report No.: DOE/BC/14994-21
  • Grant Number: FG22-96BC14994
  • DOI: 10.2172/752174 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 752174
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc702346

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Kovscek, Anthony R. & Brigham, William E., Castanier, Louis M. Research on oil recovery mechanisms in heavy oil reservoirs, report, March 16, 2000; Tulsa, Oklahoma. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc702346/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.