The displacement of oil by externally generated oil foam in porous media was experimentally studied. Injection pressure in all tests was near 830 psi. The porous medium was represented by a naturally consolidated Berea sandstone core. Displacement tests were run for three different foam qualities under a fixed imposed pressure differential. Test results have shown that oil recoveries observed by oil foam displacement were appreciably higher than those observed by gas drive or by water drive.
|Title of host publication
|Society of Petroleum Engineers of AIME, (Paper) SPE
|Published - May 1 1985
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- General Engineering