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Title: Biosurfactant and enhanced oil recovery

Abstract

A pure culture of Bacillus licheniformis strain JF-2 (ATCC No. 39307) and a process for using said culture and the surfactant lichenysin produced thereby for the enhancement of oil recovery from subterranean formations. Lichenysin is an effective surfactant over a wide range of temperatures, pH's, salt and calcium concentrations.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Norman, OK
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
865475
Patent Number(s):
US 4522261
Application Number:
06/482,308
Assignee:
Board of Regents for University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
DOE Contract Number:  
AS19-80BC10300
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
biosurfactant; enhanced; oil; recovery; pure; culture; bacillus; licheniformis; strain; jf-2; atcc; 39307; process; surfactant; lichenysin; produced; enhancement; subterranean; formations; effective; wide; range; temperatures; ph; salt; calcium; concentrations; pure culture; subterranean formation; oil recovery; wide range; enhanced oil; subterranean formations; /166/435/507/

Citation Formats

McInerney, Michael J, Jenneman, Gary E, Knapp, Roy M, and Menzie, Donald E. Biosurfactant and enhanced oil recovery. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
McInerney, Michael J, Jenneman, Gary E, Knapp, Roy M, & Menzie, Donald E. Biosurfactant and enhanced oil recovery. United States.
McInerney, Michael J, Jenneman, Gary E, Knapp, Roy M, and Menzie, Donald E. Tue . "Biosurfactant and enhanced oil recovery". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865475.
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author = {McInerney, Michael J and Jenneman, Gary E and Knapp, Roy M and Menzie, Donald E},
abstractNote = {A pure culture of Bacillus licheniformis strain JF-2 (ATCC No. 39307) and a process for using said culture and the surfactant lichenysin produced thereby for the enhancement of oil recovery from subterranean formations. Lichenysin is an effective surfactant over a wide range of temperatures, pH's, salt and calcium concentrations.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1985},
month = {6}
}

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