Tag - Samara Oblast

Fourth test conducted with UniCat catalyst in Samara Oblast

The In-Situ Combustion Lab continues its field testing in Samara Oblast. Commissioned by RITEK, KFU scientists arrived at Aksyonov oil field on 22 November to organize a field test of a catalyst precursor based on iron, nickel, and cobalt. Lab Head Alexey Vakhin comments, "The effectiveness of this catalyst precursor in regard to oil refining was...

UniCat oil catalyst tested at Strelovo oilfield in Samara Oblast

KFU’s Laboratory of Catalytic Aquathermolysis continues its research in in-situ oil refining. In June of this year, a catalyst precursor was tested at the same oilfield. The observations showed its efficiency for heavy oil reservoirs. On 16 August, a pilot field test was held on commission from RITEK LLC. “Aquathermolysis catalysts function in the porous medium of...