Publications

SNF commitment to research and innovation has followed with the publication of several technical papers in recent years. In addition several patents for innovative technology have been filed.

 

Publications in EOR

Thomas A., Gaillard N., Favéro C. 2013. Some Key Features to Consider When Studying Acrylamide-Based Polymers for Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery. Oil&Gas Science and Technology Journal, Vol. 67, n°6, pp. 883-1039.

Gaillard N., Favéro C., Bai J., Green K., Wassmuth F., Thomas A. 2013. Performance of Associative Polymers in Porous Media. Paper EAGE presented at the 17th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, St. Petersburg, Russia, 16-18 April.

Bonnier J., Rivas C., Gathier F., Quillien B., Thomas A., 2013. Inline Viscosity Monitoring of Polymer Solutions Injected in Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery Processes. Paper SPE 165249 presented at the SPE Enhanced Oil Recovery Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2-4 July.

Fletcher P., Cobos S., Jaska C., Crabtree M., Gaillard N, Favéro C. 2012. Improving Heavy Oil Recovery Using An Enhanced Polymer System. Paper SPE 154045 presented at the 18th Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, April 14-18.

Manichand R.N., Moe Soe Let K.P, Gil L., Quillien B., Seright R.S. 2013. Effective Propagation of HPAM Solutions through the Tambaredjo Reservoir during a Polymer Flood. Paper SPE 164121 presented at the International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, April 8-10.

Vermolen E.C.M., van Haasterecht M.J.T., Masalmeh S.K.,  Faber M.J., Boersma D.M., Gruenenfelder M., 2011. Pushing the envelope for polymer flooding towards high-temperature and high-salinity reservoirs with polyacrylamide based ter-polymers. Paper SPE 141497 presented at the SPE Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Conference, Manama, Bahrain, September 25-28.

Seright R.S., Fan T., Wavrik K., Wan H., Gaillard N, Favéro C., 2011. Rheology of a New Sulfonic Associative Polymer in Porous Media. Paper SPE 141355 published in SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, vol. 14, issue 06, 726-734.

Gaillard N., Giovannetti B., Favéro C., 2010. Improved Oil Recovery Using Thermally And Chemically Protected Compositions Based On Co- And Ter-Polymers Containing Acrylamide. Paper SPE 129756 presented at the SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, April 24-28.

 

 

Publications in Oil Sands

Tizzotti M., Poncet F., Dang-Vu T. 2014. Dual Polymeric Flocculants Treatment for the Dewatering of Whole Oil Sands Tailings. Paper presented at the World Heavy Oil Congress, New-Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

 

Publications in Drilling

Lecolier E., Herzhaft B., Rousseau L., Neau L., Quillien B.,  Kieffer J., 2005. Development of a Nanocomposite Gel for Lost Circulation Treatment. Paper SPE 94686 presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference, Sheveningen, The Netherlands May 25-27.

Audibert A., Rousseau L., Kieffer J., 1999. Novel High-Pressure/High Temperature Fluid Loss Reducer for Water-Based Formulation. Paper SPE presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, USA, February 16-19.

 

 

Publications in Completion fluids

Gaillard N., Thomas A., Favéro C. 2013. Novel Associative Acrylamide-Based Polymers for Proppant Transport in Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids. Paper SPE 164072 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 8-10 April.

 

 

Publications in Conformance

Vega I.N., Morris W., Robles, J.L., Peacock H., Marin A., 2010. Water Shut-off Polymer Systems: Design and Efficiency Evaluation based on Experimental Studies. Paper SPE 129940 presented at the SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, April 24-28.