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Publisher: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 10–12, 2023
Paper Number: SPE-215361-MS
... with temperature. In this paper, CO 2 foam stability is enhanced by nanoparticles structurally supporting foaming agents at high temperature. Nanoparticles (NPs) have a tendency to stabilize foam formulations under harsh conditions of temperature and salinity. In this study, different sizes of SiO 2 NPs (7 nm...
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Publisher: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 10–12, 2023
Paper Number: SPE-215252-MS
... in synthetic brine using 4 nanoparticles suspension diluted to 0.5 wt% and mixed using the magnetic stirrer at 500 RPM at room temperature for roughly 1 hour. Organic acids compositions 10 −2 M organic acids solutions were prepared by mixing organic acids (lauric and stearic) in n-decane or n-heptane...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 12–14, 2021
Paper Number: SPE-205561-MS
... potential in improving oil recovery and contemplate its enhanced application in oilfields. The mechanisms of displacing oil by nanoparticle injections have been observed by worldwide researchers that are complex and might be a combination of rock wettability alteration, log-jamming effect, increase...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 29–31, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-196414-MS
.... The processes of core flooding experiments were as follows: Abstract The formation of the dominant channel of water is a severe problem for most of the oilfields. Recently, gel and nanoparticles regarded as conformance water materials have attracted more attention to control water-cut and enhance oil...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 29–31, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-196276-MS
... cellulose (NCC) resulted from sulfuric acid hydrolysis of cellulose microciystalline. Boron-modified nanoparticles were synthesized by one-pot reaction as nano boron cross-linker (NBC). Nanocrystalline cellulose (NCC), (3-Aminopropyl) triethoxysilane, Organic boron (OBC) was mixed at a ratio of 1:4:4...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 29–31, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-196317-MS
... Abstract This study characterizes the impact of hybrid nano-acid fluids (HNAF) to improve oil recovery from tight carbonate reservoirs. While acidizing creates continuous channels (wormholes), wettability alteration takes place by nanoparticles in penetrating through the tight pore throats...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 29–31, 2019
Paper Number: SPE-196386-MS
... cause damage to the environment and be very expensive. Herein the behavior of nanoparticles in stabilizing clay particles and the condition for reducing the clay swelling and reservoir damage are investigated. The adsorption characteristics of nanoparticles on the core surface were studied...
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Paper presented at the SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 23–25, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-191971-MS
... Abstract Nanoparticle (NP) based enhanced oil recovery (Nano-EOR) has been considered as a promising future EOR strategy. However, although many mechanisms of Nano-EOR have been proposed, a lack of direct connections between the pore-scale mechanisms and the macro-scale oil recovery performance...
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Paper presented at the SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 23–25, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-192118-MS
... with Janus nanoparticles. Besides the particle wettability, swelling caused by osmotic pressure decrease and charge distribution of nanogels also influences the stability of produced Mickering emulsions which are emulsions stabilized by soft particles ( Pickering 1907 , Ramsden 1904 ). Pascal demonstrated...
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Paper presented at the SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 23–25, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-192113-MS
... permeability reservoirs. Thus, it is imperative to find new flooding agents that tackle such problems. In this study, a novel ultra-low interfacial tension (IFT) nanofluid was formulated, consisting of surfactants to achieve ultra-low IFT and silica nanoparticles to reduce injection pressure...
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Paper presented at the SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 23–25, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-192141-MS
... Abstract The objective of this study was to examine the feasibility of improving the performance of EOR polymers by adding surface modified silica nanoparticles (NP). The nano-polymer sols were prepared by mixing different types of surface modified silica NP and hydrolyzed polyacrylamide (HPAM...
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Paper presented at the SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 23–25, 2018
Paper Number: SPE-192031-MS
... for synthesis of nanoparticles. Although successful synthesis of gold and silver nanoparticles has been reported but nanosilica particles are yet to be produced using eggshell membrane. Hence, this study investigates the synthesis of nanosilica using eggshell membrane and its effect in Class G cement...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 17–19, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-186889-MS
... a worldwide application in oil reservoirs for EOR purposes. chemical flooding methods polymer viscosity gel degradation Oil Recovery waterflooding mobility ratio conformance improvement nanoparticle enhanced oil recovery Upstream Oil & Gas conventional polymer application injection...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 17–19, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-186253-MS
... Abstract Nanofluids (dispersion of nanoparticles in a base fluid) have been suggested as promising agents in subsurface industries including enhanced oil recovery. Nanoparticles can easily pass through small pore throats in reservoirs formations; however, physicochemical interactions between...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 17–19, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-186943-MS
..., to achieve optimal thermal stability, conventional boron crosslinker must be utilized at high pH. To overcome the above limitation of conventional boron crosslinker, we proposed highly efficient nano boron crosslinker for low polymer loading fracturing fluids. Boron-modified nanoparticles were synthesized...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 17–19, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-186308-MS
... Abstract The use of nanoparticles has been demonstrated to enhance the rheological properties of the viscoelastic surfactant (VES) fluid. However, their influence on the rheological properties as a function of temperature is not well known. In this study, a detailed analysis of improved...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 17–19, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-186328-MS
... Abstract Although application of nanofluids in enhanced oil recovery has been reported, the dispersibility of nanoparticles in water is one of the most difficult problems to overcome in the process of application. In this research, (3-mercaptopropyl) trimethoxysilane and sodium p-styrene...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 17–19, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-186427-MS
... Abstract Applications of Nanotechnology are growing significantly in the petroleum industry such as oil recovery, and well stimulation. In aqueous media, fumed silica nanoparticles aggregate if there is sufficient attractive energy between nanoparticles. Aggregate size distribution evolves...
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Paper presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 17–19, 2017
Paper Number: SPE-186397-MS
... modified by triethoxy(vinyl)silane (TVS) is adopted to adsorb on the surface of core so as to acquire hydrophobicity and decrease the water-injection pressure. Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy shows that methyl headgroups are successfully grafted on the surface of silica nanoparticles (SNP...

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