Application of an Oil-Displacing Composition for Increasing Flow Rate of Low Producing High-Viscosity Oil Wells of the Usinskoye Oil Field
The results of a pilot application of a chemical composition for enhanced oil recovery developed at the IPC SB RAS are presented. The EOR-composition was tested in 2014 at the Permian-Carboniferous heavy oil deposit at the Usinskoye oil field. It is very effective for an increase in oil production rate and decrease in water cuttings of well production. In terms of the additionally produced oil, the resulting effect is up to 800 tons per well and its duration is up to 6 months. The application of technologies of low-productivity-well stimulation using the oil-displacing IKhNPRO system with controlled viscosity and alkalinity is thought to be promising. This composition is proposed for the ‘cold’ stimulation of high-viscosity oil production as an alternative to thermal methods.
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