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Design and Operation of Laboratory Combustion Cell for Air Injection into Light Oil Reservoirs: Potential Application in Sindh Field

Keywords: Air Injection, Oil Recovery, Light Oil, Combustion Cell and Oxidation Kinetics.

Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology

Volume 30 ,  Issue 1

Abdul  Haque  Tunio , Hafeez-Ur-Rehman  Memon , Shaheen   Aziz ,

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