San Joaquin basin is scene of new effort to evaluate EOR in Monterey

An important new effort is under way to evaluate enhanced oil recovery through carbon dioxide flooding in the prolific Monterey formation of the San Joaquin basin, southern California.The combined reservoir characterization/pilot EOR project is being conducted by Chevron USA, with the support of the US Department of Energy (DOE), as part of its Class III (slope and basin reservoir) Oil Field Demonstration initiative.If fully successful, the project may well have enormous implications for future recovery options in the basin, one of the richest petroleum provinces of the lower 48. Recovery of hundreds of millions of barrels may be at stake.The Monterey formation is well-known as a huge reg...

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