Novel additives to retard permeable flow

M. Golombok, C. Crane, E. Ineke, J. Harris, M.M. Welling

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Low concentrations of surfactant and cosolute in water, can selectively retard permeable flow in high permeability rocks compared to low permeability ones. This represents a way forward for more efficient areal sweep efficiency when water flooding a reservoir during improved oil recovery.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1499-1503
JournalExperimental Thermal and Fluid Science
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2008


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