CO2 AND HC INJECTION LEAD EOR PRODUCTION INCREASE

04/23/1990
Guntis Moritis Drilling/Production Editor Oil production from CO2 and low-molecular-weight hydrocarbon miscible/immiscible (HC) gas injection projects is rapidly increasing in the U.S., as,,the Journal's exclusive worldwide survey in this issue shows. Since OGJ's previous worldwide biennial EOR survey in 1988 (covering the situation at the beginning of 1988), enhanced oil production has more than doubled from HC projects and increased by 49% from CO2 projects (Table 1). Total enhanced oil production in the U.S. at the start of 1990 was 656,700 bo/d or a 6.2% increase over the same period in 1988. The accompanying box ...
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