British Columbia: Halfway waterflood approved

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Dec. 17
– British Columbia’s Oil and Gas Commission approved implementation of a waterflood in the Triassic Halfway oil pool at Woodrush in Northeast BC.

Without giving figures, Dejour Enterprises Ltd., Calgary, said the $3.2 million project will hike oil recovery to 42% from 17% of original oil in place. Dejour has 75% working interest in the project.

Construction is to start in early January 2011, water injection is to start in February, peak response is expected in the 2011 third quarter.

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