The recovery efficiency by polymer flooding is 10% higher than that of water flooding for main reservoirs in Daqing Oil Field, and yearly oil production rate by polymer injection has continuously reached over 10 million tons for 8 years. However, to further enhance oil recovery, it is very important to know how many oil remained in the reservoirs after polymer injection as well as its distribution. The paper took use of logging data of 200 new drilling wells to make macro analysis on remaining oil distribution after polymer injection, and based on the data of coring wells, collected from the same well group in Western Fault of B1 Region, before and after polymer flooding, respectively, core membrane fluorescence technology was used to conduct the analysis on microscopic remaining oil distribution.

The macro analysis results indicate that swept thickness of the reservoir increased 21.4% from 68.6% of water flooding to 90% of polymer flooding, and oil saturation reduced 11.9% from 52.8% to 40.9%, and displacement efficiency has went up 7.6 percentages. The residual oil distribution after polymer flooding is scattered in horizontal direction, while it is interleaved in vertical direction. Following polymer flooding, 10.6% unswept thickness is mainly distributed in thick oil layers, and most of remaining oil within thick oil layers lies in the interlayers and at the top of thick oil layers, which its effective thickness is close to 80%. From the macro point, remaining oil is mainly located in distributary line or some places where injection and production relation is imperfect or the phase is changed, and oil saturation located in distributary line is 4.4 percentages higher than that along mainstream line. The micro analysis results show that the behavior of remain oil distribution is similar to water flooding, which is mainly controlled by capillary force.

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