Project brings commercial-scale CO2 miscible flooding to Canada

The Weyburn CO2 project will be the first carbon dioxide miscible flood on a commercial scale in Canada.After its CO2 supply pipeline is built and the flood demonstrates the potential of this tertiary recovery method, many other new floods will likely emerge in Canada.The PanCanadian Resource-operated Weyburn project is under construction and will be ready for CO2 injection in fall 2000. About 6 months later, PanCanadian expects production will begin to increase. By 2008, production will reach the 30,000 bo/d level compared with the 10,000 bo/d expected if the flood had not been installed.This project is the most significant development in the southeastern Saskatchewan oil patch since the...

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