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Method for Increasing the Production of Hydrocarbon Liquids and Gases

UW ID: 04-050


Description of Technology

This technology is a method for reducing or eliminating water block around a well bore region in a reservoir. This is accomplished by injecting oil around the well bore and injecting precipitants causing surface precipitation of asphaltenes thereby altering formation wettability in the well bore and decreasing capillary forces of retention for water and/or gas condensates and increasing the flow of hydrocarbon fluids from the reservoir. 


Applications

The Method for Increasing the Production of Hydrocarbon Liquids and Gases can be applied for the purpose of reducing or eliminating water block around a well bore.


Features & Benefits

This method increases the efficiency of extraction of hydrocarbons from underground reservoirs.

Inventors: 

Tong, Zhengxin (Jason)


Patent Status: 
 

Patent Issued


Contact Us: 

University of Wyoming Technology Transfer and Research Products Center 

1000 E. University Ave. 

Laramie, WY 

82071 

Phone: 307-766-2520

Fax: 307-766-2530


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1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2520

Fax: (307) 766-2530

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