Cell concentration (cells×mL-1)

E.coli biomass

Reservoir microbe biomass

Density (gm×cc-1)

Viscosity (cP)

Density (gm×cc-1)

Viscosity (cP)

 

25ºC

50ºC

25ºC

50ºC

25ºC

50ºC

25ºC

50ºC

0

1.02

1.01

1.00

0.63

1.02

1.01

1.00

0.63

106

1.02

1.01

0.96

0.61

1.02

1.01

1.08

0.67

107

1.02

1.01

1.07

0.66

1.02

1.01

0.98

0.62

108

1.02

1.01

1.03

0.61

1.02

1.01

0.96

0.60

Table 2: Effects of varying amounts of biomass on synthetic formation water density and viscosity at different temperatures.