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Evaluation of polymer properties for potential selection in enhanced oil recovery

Tengku Mohd., Tengku Amran and Mohd. Taib, Norrulhuda and Adzmi, Ahmad Fadhullah and Nik Ab. Lah, Nik Khairul Irfan and Sauk, Arina and Jaafar, Mohd. Zaidi (2018) Evaluation of polymer properties for potential selection in enhanced oil recovery. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 65 . pp. 343-348. ISSN 2283-9216

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3303/CET1865058


his study analyzes the rheological properties of polymer under various shear rate, polymer concentration and molecular weight, temperature, salinity and divalent for potential Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) application. The polymers used were Xantham Gum (XG), Guar Gu m (GG), Arabic Gum (AG), Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PP) and Partial Hydrolyzed Polyacrylamide (HPAM). Fann, Gr ace Instrument and Brookfield viscometers were employed for viscosity measurement. The result s recommended GG, AG and PP based on their shear thickening behaviour, XG and HPAM for their high molecular weight, PP and AG for their ability to withstand high temperature and salinity c ondition, and GG, PP and AG in high divalent concentration.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:polymer properties, oil recovery
Subjects:T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions:Chemical and Energy Engineering
ID Code:84403
Deposited By: Siti Nor Hashidah Zakaria
Deposited On:28 Dec 2019 09:55
Last Modified:28 Dec 2019 09:55

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