Enhanced recovery methods for heavy oil and tar sands

Recent oil price fluctuations continue to stress the need for more efficient recovery of heavy oil and tar sand bitumen resources. With conventional production steadily declining, advances in enhanced recovery will be required so that oil production can be extended and reservoirs last longer. A prac...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Speight, James G.
Format: eBook
Published: Houston, TX Gulf Pub. Co. 2009, ©2009
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Collection: Elsevier ScienceDirect eBooks - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Origin and occurrence
  • Reservoirs and reservoir fields
  • Properties
  • Exploration and general methods for oil recovery
  • Nonthermal methods of recovery
  • Thermal methods of recovery
  • Upgrading heavy oil