Industry CO2 EOR experience relevant for carbon capture and storage (CCS)

This article contains highlights of SPE 126446, "Industry Experience with CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery Technology," presented at the SPE International Conference on CO2 Capture, Storage, and Utilization, San Diego, Nov. 2-4, 2009.The petroleum industry's long history of successful carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (EOR) operations can make substantial contributions to improve and accelerate the deployment of carbon capture and storage projects.For instance, industry has developed sophisticated technologies for oil and gas operations that can be applied to CO2 storage integrity and monitoring applications.Since the first patent for CO2 EOR was granted in 1952, the oil and gas ind...

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