secondary recovery

secondary recovery

[′sek·ən‚der·ē ri′kəv·ə·rē]
(petroleum engineering)
A method, such as waterflooding, for recovering additional oil from a well after it has stopped producing.
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'Anticipating the transfer of management of the Rokan Block from Chevron by Pertamina in 2021, Pertamina has conducted a preliminary portfolio (screening and priority setting) for field targets that can be optimized through Primary, Secondary Recovery (Waterflood) and Tertiary Recovery (Steamflood and Chemical EOR) activities.
Tenders are invited for secondary recovery of ukl -471 20 percent from f w dump from ch.9000 to ch.12000 at ukwa mine
Oil extracted via primary recovery accounts for 5% to 15% of the total reservoir while secondary recovery can extract about 20% to 60% of the total oil present in the reservoir.
After excision of the plenoidal sinus, repair can be performed by leaving for secondary recovery, primary suturing, full-thickness skin grafts, or local flaps.
It means the players get up on Thursday, have lunch or breakfast, and then we train and then we have secondary recovery the next day and then we play at 12.30pm.
At present, water flooding of Adnoc's reservoirs, along with other secondary recovery schemes, enables up to 50 per cent of the oil in place to be recovered.
1960: Application of the Secondary Recovery Process.
The way it works logically is, when fields come in, we look at the primary development first followed by infill; then we look at supplementing energy, which we call secondary recovery, say through water flooding or gas injection.
Primary oil recovery is limited to hydrocarbons that naturally rise to the surface, while secondary recovery deals with water and gas injection, removing the oil and driving it to the surface.
It uses various technologies to enhance the production of oil after the recovery from primary and secondary recovery methods and to improve the hydrocarbon mobility within a reservoir and restore the formation pressure.
Incremental production from the secondary recovery project is estimated to be more than one billion barrels of oil.