PE8073 - ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PE8073 - ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

PE8073

ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVE:
• To impart knowledge on how residual oil is recovered and the problems associated with Enhanced Oil Recovery.

UNIT I

FUNDAMENTALS OF ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY

9

Pore Geometry, Microscopic aspects of displacement. Residual oil magnitude and mobilization. Buoyancy forces and prevention of trapping, Wettability, Residual oil and Oil recovery. Macroscopic aspect of displacement.

UNIT II

WATER FLOODING

9

Properties, sampling and analysis of oil field water; Injection waters; Water flooding - Sweep efficiency, Predictive techniques, Improved water flood processes, Performance of some important water floods.


UNIT III

ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY OPERATIONS - 1

9

Flooding – miscible, CO2, polymer, alkaline, surfactants, steam;

UNIT IV

ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY OPERATIONS - 2

9

Gas injection, in-situ combustion technology, microbial method.

UNIT V

PROBLEMS IN ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY

9

Precipitation and deposition of Asphaltenes and Paraffin’s, Scaling problems, Formation of damage due to migration of fines, Environmental factors.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOME:
• Students would gain knowledge on residual oil recovery, operations and problems of Enhanced Oil Recovery.

REFERENCES:
1. Donaldson, E.C. and G. V. Chilingarian, T. F. Yen, “Enhanced oil Recovery – I & II”, Fundamentals and Analysis, Elsevier Science Publishers, New York, 1985.
2. Lake, L.W., “Enhanced oil recovery”, Prentice Hall, 1989.
3. Schumacher, M.M., “Enhanced oil recovery: Secondary and tertiary methods”, Noyes Data Corp., 1978.
4. Van Poollen, H.K. “Fundamentals of enhanced oil recovery”, PennWell Books, 1980.

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