The project will use 4-D seismic imaging, horizontal drilling and pump technology. Polymer chemical injection technology’s role in maximizing economic recovery of U.K. hydrocarbon reserves will be demonstrated.
Boulder Energy Ltd. will work in DeeThree’s Belly River development in the Pembina-Brazeau area of Alberta. Granite Oil Corp. will work in DeeThree’s Bakken EOR project in southern Alberta.
First oil is planned for late 2019.
Coreflooding measures the effectiveness of water or gas injected into an oil-bearing rock sample to displace oil. This can be used to assess the potential for water flooding in an oil field, BP said in a news release.
The NRG Energy and JX Nippon Oil & Gas project aims to turn waste into revenue using technology.
Better chemical formulations and lower cost, advances in laboratory analysis and higher oil prices are making chemical EOR more economically viable.
NRG has started construction on a $1 billion coal plant retrofit for the project.
BP’s low-salinity EOR process proves successful in tests, gets first shot at Clair Ridge.
Pilot project in Oman reduces need for natural gas in thermal EOR.
Plans include drilling more than 150 CO2 production wells with first production expected in third-quarter 2016.