Scale Inhibitors

Oscar Vazquez*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This is a brief introduction to scale inhibitors; a much deeper and detailed review can be found in the manuscript authored by Cowan and Weintritt. The intention is to provide a brief historical overview of the use of scale inhibitors in oilfield and water applications.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationModelling Oilfield Scale Squeeze Treatments
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9783319718521
ISBN (Print)9783319718514
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jan 2023

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Petroleum Geoscience and Engineering
ISSN (Print)2509-3126
ISSN (Electronic)2509-3134

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
  • Fuel Technology
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)


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