Status of surfactant EOR technology

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Abstract

Surfactant enhanced oil recovery (EOR) includes surfactant flooding and surfactant stimulation. The main functions of surfactants are to reduce interfacial tension and wettability alteration. This paper is to review the EOR technology related to surfactant injection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-105
Number of pages9
JournalPetroleum
Volume1
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2015

Keywords

  • Chemical EOR
  • Enhanced oil recovery
  • Review
  • Surfactant EOR
  • Surfactant flooding

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