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  • Volume 2018

    Waterflooding: A key Option for Stratified Oil Reservoirs in the Niger Delta
    (International Journal of Engineering Works)

    Vol. 5, Issue 9, PP. 124-129, September 2018
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    Keywords: Stratified reservoir, Multi-layered reservoir, Sweep Efficiency, Displacement Efficiency, Niger Delta, Buckley-Leverette theory, Waterflooding, Water Injection, Enhanced Oil Recovery

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    Abstract

    This research work looked at the applicability concept of waterflooding as a key option for enhanced recovery of oil from stratified reservoirs in the Niger Delta, South of Nigeria. Waterflooding is a secondary recovery technique that commences after a homogeneous or multi-layered (stratified) reservoir has reached its economic limit by every possible primary recovery drives (i.e. natural drive mechanisms). The research also covered for Niger Delta the sweep/displacement efficiency deliverability of multi-layered (stratified) reservoirs, reservoir permeability ordering, the effect of waterflooding rates, and effectiveness of waterflooding schemes for multi-layered oil reservoirs, fractional flow of water during waterflooding processes, and the frontal advancement of the water front along the reservoir bed at a given time (t) in days.

    Author

    1. Patrick Godwin Oyindobra Ossai, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria
    2. Princewill Nnaemeka Ohia, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria

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    Patrick Godwin Oyindobra Ossai and Princewill Nnaemeka Ohia, "Waterflooding: A key Option for Stratified Oil Reservoirs in the Niger Delta", International Journal of Engineering Works, Vol. 5 Issue 9 PP. 124-129 September 2018.

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