SPECIAL REPORT: More US EOR projects start but EOR production continues decline

Oil & Gas Journal’s exclusive biennial enhanced oil recovery (EOR) survey, p. 47 shows that the number of EOR projects in the US has increased compared with the last survey taken 2 years ago. Although the current survey lists more projects, total production from all US EOR projects is less than in the last survey.Production decline in California steam injection projects mostly accounts for the lower production, while new carbon dioxide floods mostly account for the increase in projects.Outside of the US, the number of projects continues to increase, although operators for some of these projects did not update information listed in the previous survey (OGJ, Apr. 17, 2006, p. 37)....

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