The MicroPilot* is a log-inject-log technique providing a single-well in-situ measurement of enhanced oil recovery flood geometry and changed residual oil saturation. The fluid to be injected is transported downhole in a sample chamber and injected into the formation through a pencil sized hole. Borehole electric images and high resolution saturation logs are recorded before and after fluid injection. The logs show the change of residual oil saturation. The dimensions of the swept zone and surrounding oil bank are visible on the borehole image. These dimensions and saturations can be used to history match the reservoir simulation of the EOR process.

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