TRINIDAD EOR—1: More than 1 billion bbl of heavy oil remain onshore

Based on a presentation to PennWell's Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies Conference, July 20-22, 2010, Calgary. Raffie Hosein Wayne Bertrand Richard Dawe University of West Indies St Augustine, Trinidad Enhanced oil recovery processes have the potential for producing substantial amounts of heavy oil in Trinidad. This first in a series of two articles on EOR in Trinidad will discuss the potential for producing the 1 billion bbl of heavy oil in place contained in onshore reservoirs. Besides the heavy oil onshore, Trinidad also has an estimated 2 billion bbl offshore. The concluding article will cover the potential for recovering these offshore resources with carbon dioxide injection....

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