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Title: Measuring of electrical changes induced by in situ combustion through flow-through electrodes in a laboratory sample of core material

Abstract

Method and apparatus are provided for obtaining accurate dynamic measurements for passage of phase fronts through a core sample in a test fixture. Flow-through grid structures are provided for electrodes to permit data to be obtained before, during and after passage of a front there through. Such electrodes are incorporated in a test apparatus for obtaining electrical characteristics of the core sample. With the inventive structure a method is provided for measurement of instabilities in a phase front progressing through the medium. Availability of accurate dynamic data representing parameters descriptive of material characteristics before, during and after passage of a front provides a more efficient method for enhanced recovery of oil using a fire flood technique. 12 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7159138
Patent Number(s):
4628267
Application Number:
PPN: US 6-485154
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 15 Apr 1983
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
02 PETROLEUM; COMBUSTION WAVES; MONITORING; OIL WELLS; IN-SITU COMBUSTION; RESERVOIR ROCK; ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES; BENCH-SCALE EXPERIMENTS; DESIGN; DRILL CORES; ENHANCED RECOVERY; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; PETROLEUM; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; COMBUSTION; ENERGY SOURCES; FOSSIL FUELS; FUELS; IN-SITU PROCESSING; OXIDATION; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; PROCESSING; THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES; WELLS; 020300* - Petroleum- Drilling & Production

Citation Formats

Lee, D O, Montoya, P C, and Wayland, Jr, J R. Measuring of electrical changes induced by in situ combustion through flow-through electrodes in a laboratory sample of core material. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Lee, D O, Montoya, P C, & Wayland, Jr, J R. Measuring of electrical changes induced by in situ combustion through flow-through electrodes in a laboratory sample of core material. United States.
Lee, D O, Montoya, P C, and Wayland, Jr, J R. Tue . "Measuring of electrical changes induced by in situ combustion through flow-through electrodes in a laboratory sample of core material". United States.
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abstractNote = {Method and apparatus are provided for obtaining accurate dynamic measurements for passage of phase fronts through a core sample in a test fixture. Flow-through grid structures are provided for electrodes to permit data to be obtained before, during and after passage of a front there through. Such electrodes are incorporated in a test apparatus for obtaining electrical characteristics of the core sample. With the inventive structure a method is provided for measurement of instabilities in a phase front progressing through the medium. Availability of accurate dynamic data representing parameters descriptive of material characteristics before, during and after passage of a front provides a more efficient method for enhanced recovery of oil using a fire flood technique. 12 figs.},
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year = {1986},
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