Introduction to MEOR and Its Field Applications in China

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Abstract

This chapter presents microbial-enhanced oil recovery (MEOR) mechanisms first. Microbes and nutrients used in MEOR are introduced. Screening criteria are listed. Finally, several microbial field applications are presented. These applications include single-well microbial huff-and-puff, microbial waterflooding, wellbore stimulation to remove wellbore or formation damage, and MEOR using indigenous microbes. © 2013

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnhanced Oil Recovery Field Case Studies
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages543-559
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9780123865458
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Indigenous bacteria
  • MEOR
  • Microbe
  • Microbial
  • Nutrient

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