Massive oil resource to be targeted by new EOR techniques

Significant oil remains in the ground that can be recovered with technically proven enhanced oil recovery techniques, but economics still inhibit these methods from being widely implemented. Without a doubt, this will remain an issue in the next millennium as oil prices fluctuate while new technology and understanding decrease both EOR risk and costs. Imperial Oil Ltd.'s bitumen operations at Cold Lake, Alta. produce over 100,000 bo/d, and a proposed $500 million (Canadian) expansion will add 30,000 b/d from a new operating area called Mahkeses.Click here to enlarge imageBut EOR targets are substantial and include mature US fields as well as the huge Middle East fields that will be ex...

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