TRINIDAD EOR—2 (Conclusion): Carbon dioxide injection holds promise offshore

Raffie Hosein Wayne Bertrand Richard Dawe University of West Indies St. Augustine, Trinidad With the experiences gained during the last 30 years, Trinidad can sequester carbon dioxide safely in its west coast offshore heavy oil reservoirs and at the same time recover another 6% from its offshore heavy oil reservoirs after the primary production phase. This conclusion is based partly on the Petroleum Oil Co. of Trinidad and Tobago (Petrotrin) pilot scale carbon dioxide injection projects onshore. One driver is cheap and available supply of CO2 in Trinidad. This concluding part of a two-part series on Trinidad EOR will discuss this EOR potential. The first part (OGJ, Sept. 5, 2011, p. 62) c...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected