Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 8, 2012
Previous Article Next Article

Highly stable carbon nanoparticles designed for downhole hydrocarbon detection

Author affiliations

Abstract

Sulfated polyvinyl alcohol functionalized carbon black, stable under high temperature and high salinity conditions, efficiently carries a hydrophobic compound through a variety of oil-field rock types and releases the compound when the rock contains hydrocarbons.

Graphical abstract: Highly stable carbon nanoparticles designed for downhole hydrocarbon detection

Back to tab navigation
Please wait while Download options loads

Supplementary files

Publication details

The article was received on 07 Mar 2012, accepted on 11 Jun 2012 and first published on 13 Jun 2012


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C2EE21574H
Citation: Energy Environ. Sci., 2012,5, 8304-8309
  •   Request permissions

    Highly stable carbon nanoparticles designed for downhole hydrocarbon detection

    C. Hwang, L. Wang, W. Lu, G. Ruan, G. C. Kini, C. Xiang, E. L. G. Samuel, W. Shi, A. T. Kan, M. S. Wong, M. B. Tomson and J. M. Tour, Energy Environ. Sci., 2012, 5, 8304
    DOI: 10.1039/C2EE21574H

Search articles by author