DOE, industry aid polymer injection studies

07/15/1996
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded more than $2 million for three university research projects that will study polymer injection techniques for oil fields. Sponsors are the University of Kansas Center for Research Inc. in Lawrence, Kan., the New Mexico Petroleum Recovery Research Center in Socorro, N.M., and Prairie View A&M Research Foundation in Prairie View, Tex. The projects have arranged $1.35 million in private sector funding. In each case, results will be made available to producers. DOE called polymer injection "particularly attractive" as a way to enhance the effectiveness of waterflooding. Use of polymers faces technical challenges, such as development of gels that f...
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