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Laboratory and Computed Tomography Studies of the Effects of Gel-Polymer Treatments on the Properties of Porous MediaNormal access

Authors: M. Kalateh Aghamohammadi, J. Qajar and F. Esmaeilzadeh
Event name: 80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018
Session: Student Poster: EOR and IOR
Publication date: 11 June 2018
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201801707
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 551.24Kb )
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Produced water generated during oil and gas production pose a great concern to the industry. Gel treatment is one of the effective methods to reduce excessive water production in hydrocarbon reservoirs. In this work, the evolution of properties of a number of synthetic porous media when subjected to gel injection process were investigated using a combination of laboratory tests and the computed tomography (CT) method. The results show that the CT images of the unaltered and altered samples provided the same lab-based findings and also some other results which cannot be obtained using the traditional laboratory experiments.

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