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Surfactants and Additives

for Enhanced Oil Recovery


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PrimarY surFaCtants

Thermal stability
• Molecular weight customized to oil characteristics
• May require co-surfactant/co-solvent

VERY
120 XOF-30S

Temperature Stability (C)

HIGH
100

MEDIUM
80

LOW
60
25,000 60,000 100,000

LOW MEDIUM HIGH

Total Dissolved Solids (PPM)


enhanced oil recovery
Boosting oilfield output to help close
the energy gap

An average oilfield only yields 30-35% of its potential. It’s


Salt tolerance
• Optimized for enhanced oil interaction
not surprising that oil companies are looking to Enhanced
Oil Recovery (EOR) to extract more crude oil from their • Improved salt and hardness tolerance
existing reserves. Different types of EOR exist, including
the chemical method, which involves injecting a blend of
specialty surfactants and water into a reserve to emulsify
trapped oil molecules and flush them free from rock
VERY

100
Temperature Stability (C)

capillary pores where they are stored.


HIGH

80
Huntsman’s surfactant solutions can be customized for
wide variations in crude oil composition and geology. They
MEDIUM

can be used in deep reserves where other EOR methods 60 XOF-321


XOF-202S

are prone to failure; can handle both light and heavy types
of crude oil and have the ability to tolerate high pressure,
LOW

high temperature and high saline environments. 40


25,000 60,000 100,000

LOW MEDIUM HIGH


Industry estimates suggest that chemical EOR formulations
Total Dissolved Solids (PPM)
could help oil companies extract up to 50% of the 70% of
oil that currently can’t be removed from reservoir rocks by
conventional methods.

Huntsman offers an outstanding range of surfactant


technologies, world-scale manufacturing and a global
distribution network.
R SO3Na alkylaryl sulfonates
Products: XOF-15S, XOF-22S, XOF-25S, XOF-26S, XOF-30S
VERY

VERY
120 XOF-25S 120 XOF-15S
Temperature Stability (C)

Temperature Stability (C)


XOF-26S XOF-22S
HIGH

HIGH
100 100
MEDIUM

MEDIUM
80 80
LOW

LOW
60 60
25,000 60,000 100,000 25,000 60,000 100,000

LOW MEDIUM HIGH LOW MEDIUM HIGH

Total Dissolved Solids (PPM) Total Dissolved Solids (PPM)

R (PO) (EO) SO4Na


x y
extended Chain surfactant
Products: XOF-202S, XOF-100S, XOF-101S, XOF-308C, XOF-314C, XOF-321

XOF-308C
VERY

VERY

100 100
Temperature Stability (C)

Temperature Stability (C)

XOF-314C
HIGH

HIGH

80 80
XOF-100S
MEDIUM

MEDIUM

XOF-101S
60 60
LOW

LOW

40 40
25,000 60,000 100,000 25,000 60,000 100,000

LOW MEDIUM HIGH LOW MEDIUM HIGH

Total Dissolved Solids (PPM) Total Dissolved Solids (PPM)


Co-surFaCtants

Formulation stability
• Temperature limited to ~ 80°C
• Excellent wettability
Huntsman synthesis
• Salt and water hardness tolerance
technologies
Infinite possibilities, added value,
competitive advantage

R (EO)
x
Huntsman is a global supplier of surfactants and
other chemicals widely used in oilfield operations.
Included are Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) products
alkylaryl ethoxylates designed to meet the challenges of varying reservoir,
injection water and crude oil properties. Huntsman’s
Products: SURFONIC® N products

O
leadership position in surfactants and other chemicals
comes from its mix of technologies, world scale

O R
manufacturing capabilities and global distribution

R O
network. Huntsman manufactures a variety of prod-
ucts for use as primary surfactants, co-surfactants

O SO3Na
and co-solvents using a few of the technologies
mentioned below.

Di-alkyl sulfosuccinates Alkylation


Production of C14 – C30 alkylaryl compounds for
Products: XOF-200, XOF-201
use as hydrophobes that interact favorably with
crude oil. When sulfonated, these long chain alkylaryl
compounds are used as primary surfactants.

Alkoxylation
Co-solvents Reaction of propylene oxide (PO) and ethylene
oxide (EO) with active alcohols to produce nonionic

Performance tuning surfactants and intermediates for further reaction.

• Broad distribution of ethylene oxide (EO) Sulfation/Sulfonation/Carboxylation


• Improved water compatability Addition of a sulfate/carboxylate group to an
• Shift interfacial tension (IFT) minima to higher salinity alkoxylated molecule or a sulfonate group to an
alkylaryl molecule.

O (EO)
x
Customized manufacturing
short Chain alcohol ethoxylates Huntsman manufactures specific products
Products: SURFONIC® L, SURFONIC® EH products in close cooperation with the customer.
The Huntsman manufacturing technology
and its global reach provide an excellent
platform for customized solutions for the
Enhance Oil Recovery Applications.
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