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CHE 404

Enhanced Oil Recovery

Provenance and properties of heavy oil; basic concepts regarding its enhanced recovery; geological factors and residual oil saturation; injection of gases and supercritical solvents; injection of chemical solutions; polymer flooding; microbial injection; hydrocarbon displacement; thermal methods including steam injection and combustion; modelling aspects; economic consideration and environmental impact.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

CHE 308

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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Chemical Engineering