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Waterflooding process for the recovery of oil from a subterranean formation in which at least a portion of the injected water preferably may contain a preferentially oil-soluble alcohol, a sulfobetaine, a quaternary ammonium compound containing at least one long chain hydrocarbyl group and a quaternary ammonium compound with short chain hydrocarbyl groups. This formulation serves both as a surfactant and a mobility control agent.

Title
Oil recovery by surfactant-alcohol waterflooding
Application Number
232474
Publication Number
4479894
Application Date
June 23, 1982
Publication Date
October 30, 1984
Inventor
Yuhshi Luh
Monroeville
PA, US
Catherine S H Chen
Berkeley Heights
NJ, US
Agent
Charles J Speciale
Michael G Gilman
Alexander J McKillop
Assignee
Mobil Oil Corporation
NY, US
IPC
E21B 43/22
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