PM Industrial in its activities is guided by the principles of sustainable development, seeking to strike a balance between environmental sustainability and social and economic development.
Our approach is to consistently reduce the technogenic load on the environment by introducing the best available technologies. Polymer and surfactant-polymer flooding contribute to the implementation of the ESG agenda and are aimed at decarbonization and environmental safety improvement.
- The polymers used and their concentrations are not hazardous to the environment are widely used in medicine, agriculture and drinking water treatment;
- Polymer molecular size prevents bacteria from using it as a nutrient source;
- CO2 emissions into the atmosphere are reduced by decreasing the amount of water involved in injection and extraction;
- Polymer compounds are eventually easily decomposed without releasing CO2;
- Chemical agents are physically and chemically inert to rock and reservoir fluids.
The issue of reducing greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere (decarbonization) becomes especially relevant with the increase in the field water cut. When the water cut is more than 90%, the volume of CO2, emissions generated by extraction of an oil barrel is comparable to emissions from the oil barrel combustion.
Polymer and surfactant-polymer flooding can significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions (in some cases up to 5 times per barrel of oil produced), by reducing water cut and reducing energy consumption for water circulation in the field system, which, in addition to environmental benefits, also provides additional economic benefits.