Manufacturer: Vinci Technologies

Model Number: FOAM EVAL

Foam injection is an attractive EOR scheme in terms of cost, effectiveness, and environmental-friendliness. Foams mainly serve as mobility control or gas blocking agents. To optimize their effectiveness, the critical foam parameters should be studied at reservoir-representative conditions. The FOAMEVAL permits this; foams are produced in a high pressure visual cell continuously monitored by a high-resolution image capturing system. A dedicated Vinci software then interprets the images and reports the following:

Physical quantities measured in Real Time:

• Gas flowrate
• Volume of the foam
• Volume of liquid in foam

Physical quantities calculated in Real Time:

• Volume of the foam
• density of the foam
• Bikerman index
• Foam stability
• Foam expansion coefficient
• Foaming capability

FEATURES:

Maximum working pressure: 10,000 psi for stainless steel model
5,000 psi for hastelloy model

Maximum working temperature: 150°C
Visual foam cell: 100 cc
Sign glass view: 230 mm x 8 mm
Wetted parts: stainless steel
Power supply: 220VAC, 50Hz
Air Pressure requirements: 7 bar (100 psi)

Physical quantities measured in Real Time:

• Gas flowrate
• Volume of the foam
• Volume of liquid in foam

Physical quantities calculated in Real Time:

• Volume of the foam
• density of the foam
• Bikerman index
• Foam stability
• Foam expansion coefficient
• Foaming capability


Categories: Enhanced Oil Recovery, Chemical Flooding EOR

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