Petroleum Engineering – Reservoir
Experimental Investigation Used of Albizia Julibrissin Extract as a Plant Surfactant on Oil Recovery

Seyed Reza Shadizadeh; Seyed Ramin Seyedi Abandankashi; Siyamak Moradi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 89-106

  In recent years, the use of natural surfactants as surface active agents in chemical methods of oil recovery over chemical surfactants has been under consideration due to the absence of environmental problems. In this study, a new plant, Albizia julibressin (Albizia), was introduced as a natural surfactant. ...  Read More

Petroleum Engineering
Improving Water-oil Relative Permeability Parameters Using New Synthesized Calcium Oxide and Commercial Silica Nanofluids

Yaser Ahmadi; Babak Aminshahidy

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 58-72

  This paper addressed the application of new hydrophobic synthesized calcium oxide (CaO) and silicon dioxide (SiO2) nanofluids to low permeability carbonate porous media. Crude oil and plugs were selected from one of oil reservoirs in the west of Iran. The main goal of this paper is comparing the results ...  Read More

Petroleum Engineering
A Pore Scale Evaluation of Produced Biosurfactants for Ex-situ Enhanced Oil Recovery

Mohammad Hossein Shabani; Arezou Jafari; Seyed Mohammad Mousavi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 75-89

  Microbial enhanced oil recovery (MEOR) is an economical method used to improve the oil recovery from reservoirs. In the MEOR techniques, by applying different microorganisms, a variety of products such as bioacid, biogas, biosurfactant, and biopolymer are generated, among which biosurfactant, one of ...  Read More