Prediction of scale formation according to water injection operations in Nosrat Oil Field

  • Seyed Hossein HashemiEmail author
  • Seyed Abdolrasoul Hashemi
Short Communication


An oil field formation contains minerals such as sulfate, carbonate and calcium. The water injection method is widely used to imbibe oil in the oil reservoir. In this method, the incompatibility between injection water and reservoir water creates serious problems. As the water moves inside the oil reservoir and the oil well, the solubility value of soluble mineral changes according to the environmental conditions. Change in solubility of solutes in reservoir water can precipitate mineral solids and decrease production. In this study, the formation of sulfate and carbonate sediments in water injection operation is predicted using Stimcade2 software in Nosrat Oil Field. Based on the results of this study, barium sulfate, calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate may form in the Nosrat Oil Field.


Nusrat Oil Field Water injection operation Mineral deposits Stimcade2 software 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seyed Hossein Hashemi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Seyed Abdolrasoul Hashemi
    • 2
  1. 1.Young Researchers and Elite Club, Shiraz BranchIslamic Azad UniversityShirazIran
  2. 2.Gachsaran Oil and Gas Exploitation CompanyGachsaranIran

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