In this study, it has been tried to investigate the effects of asphaltenes, resins and NaCI salinity on IFT value between oil/water. Most importantly, it was revealed that low salinity water injection could only be effective for IFT reduction within a specific range. Therefore, it is recommended to optimize water salinity instead of just decreasing it. It was shown that Asphaltenes could reduce IFT value, but their effects are dependent on Resins.


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