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Experimental Investigation of Two-Liquid Relative Permeability and Dye Adsorption Capacity versus Saturation Relationships in Untreated and Dri-Film-Treated Sandstone Samples

  • P. K. Shankar
  • F. A. L. Dullien

Abstract

Drainage and imbibition relative permeabilities of brine and Soltrol 160 were determined in a water-wet Berea sandstone sample and in one treated with 2.5% Dri-Film Solution in hexane. Drainage relative permeabilities were also measured in two other Berea sandstone samples, one treated with 1% and the other with 0.02% Dri-Film solution. The Penn State method was used throughout. The dye adsorption capacity of the sample as a function of increasing brine saturation was also determined in every test. A water-wet sample, initially saturated with brine, was oil-flooded, and then water-flooded; two samples, one treated with 5% and the other with 0.02% Dri-Film solution, were initially saturated with Soltrol and then water flooded.

Keywords

Relative Permeability Relative Permeability Curve Berea Sandstone Brine Saturation Irreducible Water Saturation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. K. Shankar
    • 1
  • F. A. L. Dullien
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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