Wettability alteration of oil-wet carbonate by silica nanofluid

Wettability alteration of oil-wet carbonate by silica nanofluid Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 461 (2016) 435–442 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Colloid and Interface Science journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jcis Wettability alteration of oil-wet carbonate by silica nanofluid a,⇑ a,b a c b Sarmad Al-Anssari , Ahmed Barifcani , Shaobin Wang , Lebedev Maxim , Stefan Iglauer Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, Kent Street, 6102 Bentley, Australia Department of Petroleum Engineering, Curtin University, 26 Dick Perry Avenue, 6151 Kensington, Australia Department of Exploration Geophysics, Curtin University, 26 Dick Perry Avenue, 6151 Kensington, Australia highl i ghts graphical a bstrac t Preparation of nanofluids (different 140 nanoparticles concentration in 120 θa in decane θr in decane different brine concentration). θa in air SEM and AFM images (images taken θr in air before and after nano-modification). EDS analysis (data were taken after nano-modification of the surfaces). Effect of exposure time, brine 01 23 45 6 Exposure time [hours] concentration and nanoparticle concentration on contact angle. Efficiency of used nanofluid (sustainability of silica nanoparticles). article i nfo abstract Article history: Changing oil-wet surfaces toward higher water wettability is of key importance in subsurface Received 7 August 2015 engineering applications. This includes petroleum recovery from fractured limestone reservoirs, which http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Colloid and Interface Science Elsevier

Wettability alteration of oil-wet carbonate by silica nanofluid

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Inc.
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0021-9797
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1095-7103
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10.1016/j.jcis.2015.09.051
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Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 461 (2016) 435–442 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Colloid and Interface Science journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jcis Wettability alteration of oil-wet carbonate by silica nanofluid a,⇑ a,b a c b Sarmad Al-Anssari , Ahmed Barifcani , Shaobin Wang , Lebedev Maxim , Stefan Iglauer Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, Kent Street, 6102 Bentley, Australia Department of Petroleum Engineering, Curtin University, 26 Dick Perry Avenue, 6151 Kensington, Australia Department of Exploration Geophysics, Curtin University, 26 Dick Perry Avenue, 6151 Kensington, Australia highl i ghts graphical a bstrac t Preparation of nanofluids (different 140 nanoparticles concentration in 120 θa in decane θr in decane different brine concentration). θa in air SEM and AFM images (images taken θr in air before and after nano-modification). EDS analysis (data were taken after nano-modification of the surfaces). Effect of exposure time, brine 01 23 45 6 Exposure time [hours] concentration and nanoparticle concentration on contact angle. Efficiency of used nanofluid (sustainability of silica nanoparticles). article i nfo abstract Article history: Changing oil-wet surfaces toward higher water wettability is of key importance in subsurface Received 7 August 2015 engineering applications. This includes petroleum recovery from fractured limestone reservoirs, which

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Journal of Colloid and Interface ScienceElsevier

Published: Jan 1, 2016

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