Volume 14 (2), April 2023, Pages 110-116

Malik Abdullayev1, Samira Mansurova2, Nicat Qazanfarli3

1,2Associate Professor, Department of “Oil and gas engineering” Azerbaijan State Petroleum and Industrial University, Azerbaijan. Email-id: 1This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 2

3Deputy chief, Oil and gas production department named after N. Narimanov. Azerbaijan.


 It is known that many technologies to improve the oil recovery factor in fields at a late stage of development are being used. However, there are no universal technologies that ensure the effective displacement of residual oil in the reservoir by changing the filtration and volumetric parameters of rocks and the rheological properties of fluids depending on the geological characteristics of the reservoirs. In the article, based on the analysis of well-known works carried out on the selection of the appropriate oil for displacement oil in the reservoir, taking into account changes in some reservoir parameters, research work was conductedwith the purpose to prepare a new composition.

The question of searching for a composition capable of maintaining oil-displacing properties at different temperatures in reservoir conditions, not changing its viscosity at large temperature differences, and also capable of retaining the properties of removing oil particles absorbed there from the surface in contact with the reservoir is relevant. the surface of the rock was examined by laboratory studies. The viscosities of the found composition at various temperatures were determined using a viscometer, and the optimal composition with a stable viscosity was determined by replacing the components with numerous laboratory experiments. Under laboratory conditions, the process of displacement of oil under various compositions with a slug of the composition at different temperatures was carried out.

The results obtained are satisfactory, and the effective behavior of the composition at bed temperatures of 30-80 0C has been experimentally confirmed.

If we take into account that the compositions injected into the reservoir undergo certain changes under the influence of reservoir temperature and pressure, then certain changes in its properties will inevitably occur when the composition comes into contact with reservoir fluids. Therefore, the ability of the prepared composition to form a precipitate or gel upon contact with various formation waters was also studied.

The results of laboratory studies of physical and chemical technologies for enhanced oil recovery in fields treated by water injection and thermochemical treatment are presented. These technologies can be used in reservoirs with hard-to-recover reserves of high-viscosity oil.

Keywords: viscosity, residual reserve, bed, surfactant, gel, oil displacer.