Neftyanaya Provintsiya
electronic peer-reviewed scholarly publication
Neftyanaya provintsiya No. 4(36), 2023

Effect of Zeolite Nano Particle Powder on the Durability of Class G Well Cement

A.I.M. Mohammedameen


To provide structural support of the casing and isolate different wellbore zones during well cementing, early strength development of the cement stone is necessary. This paper presents experimental results of the influence of nano zeolite (particle size ≤ 100 nm) on the compressive strength to enhance early strength of class G cement. Cubic samples were prepared with three different nano zeolite additives 0,5 %, 1 %, and 1,5 % BWOC (By Weight of Cement). The samples were cured in the water bath at atmospheric pressure and heating temperature of 60° C (140° F) for 8 hours. Compressive strength was determined by compressing the samples in a press (destructive method) according to the standard of American Petroleum Institute (API). The results showed that the addition of 1,5 % nano zeolite leads to enhances early strength in rate of 32,4 %. Nano zeolite indicated the pozzolanic behavior with high free space and high cation exchange capacity. They are capable of absorbing molecules at a slow, medium and fast rate. These properties help increase the strength of cement mixtures.

Key words:

portland cement, well cementing, cement mortar, nano-zeolite, class G cement, compressive strength, mechanical properties, water bath, calcium silicate hydrate (C-S-H), pozzolanic reaction


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A.I.M. Mohammedameen, postgraduate student at the Department of Oil and Gas Well Drilling (ONGS), 

Ufa State Petroleum Technological University (USPTU)
9, Koltsevaya st., Ufa, 450064, Russian Federation

For citation:

A.I.M. Mohammedameen Vliyaniye poroshka nano-chastits tseolita na dolgovechnost' skvazhinnogo tsementa klassa G [Effect of Zeolite Nano Particle Powder on the Durability of Class G Well Cement]. Neftyanaya Provintsiya, No. 4(36), 2023. pp. 369-383. 

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