Nanocolloids for Petroleum Engineering: Fundamentals and Practices

Baghir A. Suleimanov, Elchin F. Veliyev, Vladimir Vishnyakov

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Nanocolloids for Petroleum Engineering Enables readers to understand nanocolloids in upstream operations in the oil industry from an applied and theoretical point of view Nanocolloids for Petroleum Engineering brings together the background, latest advances, and practical and theoretical information about nanocolloids for petroleum engineering in one comprehensive volume. The text is structured in such a way to allow readers to easily distinguish key points and quickly gain the expertise they need to become more effective in their respective disciplines. For practical purposes and to aid in seamless reader comprehension, experiences of service companies, general guidance, and problem solving exercises are included throughout the text. The highly qualified authors specifically present the subject as petroleum experts and use a niche industry point of view, which means petroleum, reservoir, and drilling engineers will be able to quickly understand and digest the information contained within. Sample topics covered in the work include: A brief introduction to and classification of colloid systems, describing the main properties of nanocolloids crucial for practical application in petroleum engineering Nanocolloids application in reservoir engineering and development, illustrating reservoir conditions necessary for nanocolloids formation Nanocolloid applications in production operations, including the mechanism of nanoscale dispersion phase impact on physical properties of conventional substances utilized in upstream processes Nanocolloid application in Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) and the impact of nanoparticles on conventional displacement agents Nanocolloids for Petroleum Engineering serves as a comprehensive reference work and standalone guide for petroleum engineers who are interested in gaining knowledge surrounding nanocolloids and harnessing that knowledge to aid in solving a wide variety of conventional challenges in the field.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages288
ISBN (Electronic)9781119889762
ISBN (Print)9781119889595
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2022


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