Study of Conditions for Polyacrylamide Use in Petroleum Reservoirs: Physical Flow Simulation in Porous Media

Ivonete da Silva1, Elizabete Lucas2 and Francisca de Franca3
Affiliation: 
1 PETROBRAS Research Center, Ilha do Fundao, Q7, 21949-900, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2 Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Institute of Macromolecules, Ilha do Fundao, 21945-970, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Technology Center, Bloco E, Av. Horacio de Macedo, 2030, Ilha do Fundao, 21949-909 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil ivonetegonzalez@petrobras.com.br, elucas@ima.ufrj.br, fpfranca@eq.ufrj.com.br
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https://doi.org/10.23939/chcht04.01.073
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Abstract: 
This article describes the reservoir’s average shear rate calculation and the rheological study of the polymer dispersion under the target reservoir conditions. It also identifies and quantifies the rock-fluid interaction parameters with this reservoir, including the total adsorption, residual resistance factor. The results confirm that the selected polymer is suitable to the target reservoir.
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