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Role of asphaltene in changing wettability of reservoir rocks

Yunan, Mat Hussin and Idris, Ahmad Kamal (1995) Role of asphaltene in changing wettability of reservoir rocks. Proceedings of The Eleventh Symposium of Malaysia Chemical Engineers . C12-1.

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Abstract

This paper reports an investigation on the precipitation and adsorption of asphaltene on reservoir rocks and other mineral. This paper also discussed the effect of asphaltene adsorption on water-oil distribution and oil transport. Results shows that asphaltene play a major role in controlling wettability of reservoir rocks. The detail experimental work and results are available in full text article.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Asphaltene, oil transport, reservoir rock, water-oil distribution, wettability
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:4789
Deposited By: Norhani Jusoh
Deposited On:03 Jan 2008 10:45
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 03:20

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