PE6705 - WATER FLOODING AND ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

PE6705 - WATER FLOODING AND ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

PE6705

WATER FLOODING AND ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
To enable the students to understand the basics of oil recovery methods in oil & gas Industry.

UNIT I

9

Enhanced oil recovery methods – Definition – Schematic representation of enhanced oil Recovery – Techniques involved in EOR – Chemical flooding – Hydrocarbon or Gas injection – Thermal recovery methods.

UNIT II

9

Chemical oil recovery methods – Polymer, surfactant/polymer and alkaline flooding – Carbon dioxide (CO2) flooding.


UNIT III

9

Thermal recovery – fire flooding – steam flooding – mechanism of hydrocarbon miscible flooding – mechanism of nitrogen and flue gas flooding – mechanism of CO2 flooding – Mechanism of surfactant/polymer flooding – Mechanism of alkaline flooding – Mechanism of steam flooding.

UNIT IV

9

Criteria for gas injection - Criteria for chemical methods – criteria for thermal methods. Microbial EOR methods (MEOR).

UNIT V

9

Laboratory design for EOR – Preliminary test – Water analysis – Oil analysis – Core testing – Viscosity testing.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
Students will be able to get the clear idea, better understanding and can get introduced with different types of recovery methods which are employed in the oil and gas Engineering.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Von Pollen. H.K. and Associates. Inc., “Fundamentals of Enhanced oil Recovery” – Penn Well publishing co., Tulsa (1980)
2. Latil.M. et al., “Enhanced oil recovery” – Gulf publishing co. Houston (1980)

REFERENCE
1. Standard Hand Book of Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering” – 2nd Edition 2005-William C.Lyons & Gary J.Plisga-Gulf professional publishing comp (Elsevier).

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