EOR Laboratory Services | Schlumberger

EOR Laboratory Services

Enhanced oil recovery solutions that overcome production problems

Understanding rock and fluid properties helps engineers and geoscientists develop and update static and dynamic reservoir models and simulate the effects of different EOR scenarios.

Selecting the best EOR development path requires studying the dominating factors that affect oil displacement efficiency in the reservoir, including capillary, gravity, and viscous forces.

A successful EOR program blends an understanding of these forces and the interaction of the injected fluid with the rock and reservoir fluids.

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EOR Lab Services

  • CoreFlow digital rock and fluid analytics services and sandpack studies for any scenario
  • Slim-tube and rising-bubble methods to evaluate miscibility conditions
  • Multiple-contact miscibility, interfacial tension, contact angle, and viscosity measurements
  • Gas and chemical core flooding (polymer, surfactant, alkali, and combinations of those media) to measure the recovery factor and microscopic displacement efficiency
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Laboratory testing support

Working together with oratory professionals, our EOR experts ensure that laboratory investigation properly addresses the challenges identified during the preliminary screening and design phase.

We provide technical support during interpretation of preliminary oratory results and help translate these results onto the models used to further evaluate EOR strategies.

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