Optimization of Surfactant Mixtures and Their Interfacial Behavior for Advanced Oil Recovery Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Optimization of Surfactant Mixtures and Their Interfacial Behavior for Advanced Oil Recovery

Creator

  • Author: Somasundaran, Prof. P.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Sponsor: United States. Office of Fossil Energy.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE Office of Fossil Energy (FE) (United States)

Publisher

  • Name: National Petroleum Technology Program (U.S.)
    Place of Publication: Tulsa, Oklahoma
    Additional Info: National Petroleum Technology Office, Tulsa, OK (United States)

Date

  • Creation: 2002-03-04

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: The objective of this project was to develop a knowledge base that is helpful for the design of improved processes for mobilizing and producing oil left untapped using conventional techniques. The main goal was to develop and evaluate mixtures of new or modified surfactants for improved oil recovery. In this regard, interfacial properties of novel biodegradable n-alkyl pyrrolidones and sugar-based surfactants have been studied systematically. Emphasis was on designing cost-effective processes compatible with existing conditions and operations in addition to ensuring minimal reagent loss.
  • Physical Description: 132 pages

Subject

  • Keyword: Oil Wells
  • STI Subject Categories: 02 Petroleum
  • Keyword: Pyrrolidones
  • Keyword: Fluid Injection
  • Keyword: Petroleum
  • Keyword: Enhanced Recovery
  • Keyword: Design
  • Keyword: Mixtures
  • Keyword: Knowledge Base
  • Keyword: Surfactants

Source

  • Other Information: PBD: 4 Mar 2002

Collection

  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Report No.: DOE/BC/15112-4
  • Grant Number: AC26-98BC15112
  • DOI: 10.2172/792223
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 792223
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc742132

Note

  • Display Note: OSTI as DE00792223