CO2 could unlock substantial tight formation returns.

Despite challenging economics, offshore EOR offers substantial returns.

Operators are finding value in CO2 recoveries.

Companies are finding success and value in late-life recovery methods.

Investing in EOR research could result in long-term payoff.

Chemical-free water treatment process retains polymers to boost return on investment in production-enhancing flooding.

Saudi Aramco, R&D, EOR, IOR, oil, reservoir

Through its R&D arm, Saudi Aramco is working on various R&D projects in an effort to increase the recovery factor of reservoirs from 50% to 70%.

Norway wants oil companies to look into using specialized technology to pump more crude and natural gas, the country's petroleum regulator said June 15, potentially producing billions of extra barrels as well as tax revenues.


The move has been widely seen as a step to enhance domestic production and to reduce dependence on imports of petroleum products.

artificial lift, EOR, Mexico, farm-out

EOR and artificial lift systems are needed to rejuvenate the Cardenas-Mora and Ogarrio fields.

CO2, Rick Perry, Greg Abbott, NRG, energy, Hilcorp, JX Nippon, carbon, EOR, capture, technology

The NRG Energy, JX Nippon and Hilcorp Energy project is capable of capturing more than 5,000 tons of CO2 per day, but the economics come down to oil prices.

The University of Wyoming said April 4 that $2.5 million in funding from Alchemy Sciences Inc. will support research on enhanced oil recovery and production.