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Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Methods Concepts And Mechanisms


Provide familiarity with key geologic, reservoir and operational definitions related to oil recovery processes specially enhanced oil recovery (EOR) methods. Explain the basic mechanisms and need for EOR methods and the technical basis for characterization of oil reservoirs and identifying possible candidates for various EOR methods. Identify key parameters, data sources and required measurements for process design of EOR methods. Provide basis for guidelines and engineering judgment in selecting appropriate EOR methods.



  • Key geologic and reservoir definitions, Need for enhanced oil recovery
  • Brief review of oil recovery processes, Important units and expressions

Reservoir Characterization:

  • Type of reservoir rocks and fluids , Shale distribution and reservoir continuity
  • Naturally-fractured reservoirs, Main geologic features
  • Dispersed clay and mineral composition, Reservoir heterogeneity and anisotropy

Key Rock and Fluid Properties:

  • Relation between porosity, permeability and grain size
  • Rock wettability and hysteresis effects, Interfacial tension phenomena
  • Thermal characteristics of crude oil, Phase behavior of surfactant-oil-water systems
  • Cation exchange capacity of clays, Relative permeability and capillary pressure
  • Residual wetting and non-wetting phase saturations
  • Thermodynamic properties of water and steam
  • Phase behavior of hydrocarbon systems, Viscosity of polymer solutions

Mechanisms of Enhanced Oil Recovery:

  • Macroscopic oil trapping in reservoirs, Capillary desaturation curves
  • Factors affecting displacement and sweep efficiencies
  • Microscopic oil trapping in rock pore spaces,
  • Frontal advance theory and fractional flow, Thermal effects in oil reservoirs

Enhanced Oil Recovery Processes:

  • Classification of EOR methods, Description of solvent miscible processes
  • Description of chemical flood processes, Description of thermal recovery processes
  • Microbial and other EOR processes, Objectives of EOR methods
  • Types of solvents and miscibility development,
  • Polymer, alkaline, surfactant and micellr-polymer
  • In-situ combustion, cyclic steam and steamflood
  • Comparison between various EOR methods

Screening Guidelines and Optimization:

  • Key parameters used in reservoir screening ,
  • Available resources and economical considerations
  • Optimization parameters and criteria , Concept of incremental recovery
  • Limitations on applicability of certain EOR methods
  • Typical field cases of various EOR methods


Presentation, discussion, Case study, Evaluation, Pre test & post test

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