Experimental Design of a Polymeric Solution to Improve the Mobility Ratio in a Reservoir previous implementation of a pilot project of EOR

  • Vanessa Cuenca Universidad Central del Ecuador
  • Rubén Paredes Qmax
  • José Cóndor Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial
Keywords: Polymer Injection, Enhanced Oil Recovery, Mobility Ratio, Laboratory Test


This paper describes experimental formulations of polymeric solutions through lab evaluations with the objective of finding optimum solution concentration to fluid mobility in reservoirs as previous step before implementing a pilot project of enhanced oil recovery. The polymers, firstly, were selected based on the properties from fluids from reservoir. Two types of polymers were used TCC-330 and EOR909 and the experimental tests were: thermal stability, compatibility, adsorption, salinity, and displacement. The design with the best results was with polymer TCC-330 at 1,500 ppm concentration.


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How to Cite
Cuenca, V., Paredes, R., & Cóndor, J. (2016). Experimental Design of a Polymeric Solution to Improve the Mobility Ratio in a Reservoir previous implementation of a pilot project of EOR. Enfoque UTE, 7(4), pp. 127 - 139. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.29019/enfoqueute.v7n4.119
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