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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2013, Article ID 675826, 5 pages
Research Article

Study on Properties of Branched Hydrophobically Modified Polyacrylamide for Polymer Flooding

1State Key Laboratory of Oil & Gas Reservoir and Exploitation Engineering, Southwest Petroleum Institute, Chengdu 610500, China
2College of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Southwest Petroleum University, Chengdu 610500, China
3Institute of Xinjiang Oilfield Company, Karamayi, Xinjiang 834000, China

Received 4 April 2013; Accepted 19 August 2013

Academic Editor: Ibnelwaleed Ali Hussien

Copyright © 2013 Lei-Ting Shi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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