Effect of pressure and particle size on the thermal cracking of light crude oils in sandstone matrix


KÖK M. V.

JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY, vol.97, no.2, pp.403-407, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 97 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10973-008-9637-3
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.403-407
  • Keywords: crude oil, DSC, kinetics, mesh size, pressure effect, thermal analysis, DIFFERENTIAL SCANNING CALORIMETRY, IN-SITU COMBUSTION, KINETICS, THERMOGRAVIMETRY, RESIDUES, CLAY

Abstract

This research is focused on the effects of pressure (100-300 Pa) and matrix and on light crude oil combustion in sandstone matrix using pressurized differential scanning calorimetry (PDSC). Light crude oils and sandstone mixtures were prepared to give a composition of 15 mass% crude oil in sandstone matrix. A total of forty-eight PDSC experiments were performed. Roger and Morris kinetic model was used to analyse the data obtained from PDSC experiments and the results are discussed.