Book 1988

Water-Soluble Polymers for Petroleum Recovery

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-3209-9 (Print) 978-1-4757-1985-7 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Overview

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      Pages 1-17

      The Role of Polymers in Enhanced Oil Recovery

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      Pages 19-52

      A Review of Synthesis, Characterization, and Properties of Complex Polymers for Use in the Recovery of Petroleum and Other Natural Resources

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      Chapter

      Pages 53-68

      Propagation of Polymer Slugs Through Adsorbent Porous Media

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      Chapter

      Pages 69-99

      The Simulation of Polymer Flow in Heterogeneous Porous Media

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      Chapter

      Pages 101-119

      Correlation of the Flow of Flocon 4800 Biopolymer with Polymer Concentration and Rock Properties in Berea Sandstone

  3. Polymer Chemistry/Preparation

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      Pages 121-130

      High Temperature and Hardness Stable Copolymers of Vinylpyrrolidone and Acrylamide

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      Pages 131-137

      Vinyl Sulfonate/Vinyl Amide Copolymers as Temperature- and Salt-Stable Thickeners for EOR Flooding Processes

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      Chapter

      Pages 139-146

      Thermally Stable Acrylic Polymer for Profile Modification Applications

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      Chapter

      Pages 147-160

      Hydrophobically Associating Polymers

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      Pages 161-180

      Structurally Tailored Macromolecules for Mobility Control in Enhanced Oil Recovery

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      Chapter

      Pages 181-194

      Behavior of Polyampholytes in Aqueous Salt Solution

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      Pages 195-200

      The Aqueous Conformation and Solubility of Polyvinylpyrrolidone in Relation to the Use of Polymers in Oil Recovery

  4. Polymer Characterization

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      Pages 201-213

      Size Characterization of EOR Polymers in Solution

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      Chapter

      Pages 215-229

      Absolute MWD’s of Polyacrylamides by Sedimentation and Light Scattering

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      Chapter

      Pages 231-241

      A Comparative Study of Xanthans by Light Scattering

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      Chapter

      Pages 243-252

      Conformational Analysis of Xanthan and Welan Using Electron Microscopy

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      Chapter

      Pages 253-260

      Dynamic Uniaxial Extensional Viscosities and Their Importance in the Mechanical Stability of Water-Soluble Carbohydrate Polymer Solutions

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      Chapter

      Pages 261-270

      Thermally Promoted Hydrolysis of Polyacrylamide

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      Chapter

      Pages 271-278

      Role of Imidization in Thermal Hydrolysis of Polyacrylamides

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      Chapter

      Pages 279-297

      Evaluation of Polymers for Oilfield Use: Viscosity Development, Filterability and Degradation

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