Journal : AGH Drilling, Oil, Gas
Article : Improved oil production by membranes

Authors :
Pavlenko, A.
Heat and gas supply, ventilation and heat power engineering Department of Poltava National Technical Yuri Kondratyuk University, Poltava, am.pavlenko@i.ua,
Koshlak, H.
Poltava National Technical Yuri Kondratyuk University, Poltava,
Vytyaz, O.
Petroleum (Oil and Gas) Engineering Faculty, Marinę Oil and Gas Department, vytvaz@nung.edu.ua,
Rybicki, Cz.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland, rybicki@agh.edu.pl,
Kuczyński, S.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas,
Skokowski, D.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas,
Włodek, T.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas,
Polański, K.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, polanski@agh.edu.pl,
Uliasz-Misiak, B.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Kosowski, P.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Lewandowska-Śmierzchalska, J.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Sapińska-Śliwa, A.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Kowalski, T.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Knez, D.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Śliwa, T.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Gonet, A.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Bieda, A
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Chruszcz-Lipska, K.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Knapik, E.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Rychlicki, S.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Stopa, J
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Dubiel, S.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Rybicki, Cz.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Zubrzycki, A.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Maruta, M.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Fąfara, Z.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Ilkiv, I.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland, doctoral student,
Sołecki, T.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland, doctoral student,
Rybicki, Cz.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Winid, B.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Solecki, T.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Wysocki, S.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Gaczoł, M.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland — student,
Ciepielowska, M.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland — student,
Barbacki, J.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Stefanescu, D. P.
Exploration-Production Department, Romgaz, Romania,
Falk, I.
Schlumberger, Romania,
Iturbe, Y.
Schlumberger, Romania,
Tataru, A.
SNGN ROMGAZ SA,
Stefanescu, D. P.
SNGN ROMGAZ SA,
Balazs, S.
SNGN ROMGAZ SA,
Gonet, K.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Blicharski, J.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Rybicki, Cz.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Wiśniowski, R.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Knez, D.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Hytroś, Ł.
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, Kraków, Poland,
Kulynych, V.
Science and Research Technological University Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, Moscow Mining Institute,
Nair, R. R.
Eiwironmental Engineering, University of Stavanger, 4036, Norway , remyarnair_80@yahoo.com,
Saltveit, K. J.
Eiwironmental Engineering, University of Stavanger, 4036, Norway , kjerstin.j.s@gmail.com,
Protasova, E.
Eiwironmental Engineering, University of Stavanger, 4036, Norway , evgy.pro@gmail.com,
Bilstad, T.
Eiwironmental Engineering, University of Stavanger, 4036, Norway , torleiv.bilstad@uis.no,
Abstract : The objective of this presentation is to show connections of activities leading to improved oil recovery (IOR) when prospecting for oil and gas. Increased wettability of injected water into the reservoirs is caused by specific ions. Technical limitations for production of designer water from seawater by membrane separation are high-lighted. Desirable characteristics of designer water are low NaCl concentrations and high divalent ion concentrations for improving wettability of Crude Oil, Brine and Rock (CBR). Experimental setup incorporated nanofiltration (NF) membranes for ion separation. Retentate from NF contains the main constituents of Designer Water. A property of NF is to retain divalent ions. Performance of the membranes was evaluated in terms of flux and rejection under varying feed compositions, pressures and recovery rates. The research comprised a technical-economical study for salt separation. Results were evaluated in terms of desalination efficiencies and energy requirements. A sensitivity test, spiking Na2SO4in the feed seawater, showed a decrease in retention of Cl with increasing SO42-concentrations. A reduced permeate flux resulted, however, with increasing Na2SO4concentrations.

Keywords : designer water, NF membranes, IOR, seawater,
Publishing house : Wydawnictwa AGH
Publication date : 2015
Number : Vol. 32, no. 1
Page : 221 – 232

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DOI :
Qute : Pavlenko, A. ,Koshlak, H. ,Vytyaz, O. ,Rybicki, Cz. ,Kuczyński, S. ,Skokowski, D. ,Włodek, T. ,Polański, K. ,Uliasz-Misiak, B. ,Kosowski, P. ,Lewandowska-Śmierzchalska, J. ,Sapińska-Śliwa, A. ,Kowalski, T. ,Knez, D. ,Śliwa, T. ,Gonet, A. ,Bieda, A ,Chruszcz-Lipska, K. ,Knapik, E. ,Rychlicki, S. ,Stopa, J ,Dubiel, S. ,Rybicki, Cz. ,Zubrzycki, A. ,Maruta, M. ,Fąfara, Z. ,Ilkiv, I. ,Sołecki, T. ,Rybicki, Cz. ,Winid, B. ,Solecki, T. ,Wysocki, S. ,Gaczoł, M. ,Ciepielowska, M. ,Barbacki, J. ,Stefanescu, D. P. ,Falk, I. ,Iturbe, Y. ,Tataru, A. ,Stefanescu, D. P. ,Balazs, S. ,Gonet, K. ,Blicharski, J. ,Rybicki, Cz. ,Wiśniowski, R. ,Knez, D. ,Hytroś, Ł. ,Kulynych, V. ,Nair, R. R. ,Saltveit, K. J. ,Protasova, E. ,Bilstad, T. ,Bilstad, T. , Improved oil production by membranes. AGH Drilling, Oil, Gas Vol. 32, no. 1/2015
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