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Powder River cyclic carbon dioxide injection nears

Nov 23, 2011

Linc Energy Ltd., Brisbane, will soon start cyclic carbon dioxide injection into one of several fields in which it plans to implement enhanced oil recovery projects in the Powder River basin in Wyoming.

Kinder Morgan to buy carbon dioxide-helium assets

Nov 17, 2011

A unit of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP will buy carbon dioxide and helium holdings on the St. Johns dome in Arizona and New Mexico from Enhanced Oil Resources Inc., Houston, for $30 million.

West Newfoundland onshore light oil deposit cored

Nov 15, 2011

Vulcan Minerals Inc., St. John’s, Newf., said a core hole program has indicated that the Flat Bay shallow light oil deposit underlies an estimated 8-10 sq km in southwestern Newfoundland.

EOR projects planned for offshore Malaysia

Nov 11, 2011

Petronas Carigali Sdn. Bhd. and Shell Malaysia signed an agreement for two 30-year production-sharing contracts for enhanced oil recovery projects offshore Sarawak and Sabah.

California: Ventura shallow heavy oil drilling planned

Nov 4, 2011

Sefton Resources Inc., Denver, said its TEG Oil and Gas USA Inc. unit will begin drilling four new wells in mid-November from existing pads in Tapia heavy oil field in the eastern Ventura basin in Los Angeles County, Calif.

SPE ATCE: Carbon dioxide capture, storage still too costly

Nov 2, 2011

A dramatic reduction in carbon dioxide capture and sequestration (CCS) costs are needed before society will accept CCS was the main consensus of a panel discussion on the role of the petroleum industry in CCS at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, in Denver on Nov. 1.

Norway, Denmark to extend chalk fields research

Oct 17, 2011

Norwegian and Danish energy agencies and 10 oil companies will extend a further 3 years a research and development program under way since 1982 to improve oil recovery from chalk fields on their respective North Sea continental shelves.

Missouri: Deerfield heavy oil projects suspended

Oct 5, 2011

Gravis Oil Corp., Calgary, formerly MegaWest Energy Corp., elected to suspend operations at its Marmaton River and Grassy Creek thermal oil recovery projects in the Deerfield area of western Missouri.

Chevron launches solar enhanced oil recovery project

Oct 3, 2011

Chevron Technology Ventures launched a demonstration project at Coalinga field in Kern County, Calif., to test the viability of using solar energy to enhance heavy oil production. The project uses 7,644 mirrors to focus the sun’s energy onto a solar boiler on top of a 327-ft tower. The produced steam then is injected into wells at Coalinga.

TRINIDAD EOR—2 (Conclusion): Carbon dioxide injection holds promise offshore

Oct 3, 2011

With the experiences gained during the last 30 years, Trinidad can sequester carbon dioxide safely in its west coast offshore heavy oil reservoirs and at the same time recover another 6% from its offshore heavy oil reservoirs after the primary production phase.

Newfoundland: Flat Bay high-pour oil coring starts

Sep 27, 2011

Vulcan Minerals Inc., St. John’s, and Investcan Energy Corp. began a 4-week program to drill five core holes near the Flat Bay-1 light oil discovery well in the Bay St. George basin in western Newfoundland.

EIA forecasts higher global oil prices, growing volatility

Sep 26, 2011

The US Energy Information Administration still sees higher global crude oil demand and prices over the long run as national economies recover,

Obama revives oil tax proposals to help pay for new jobs program

Sep 19, 2011

US President Barack Obama pledged to make the wealthiest American businesses and individuals pay higher taxes as he sent his proposed legislation to Congress on Sept. 12.

TRINIDAD EOR—1: More than 1 billion bbl of heavy oil remain onshore

Sep 5, 2011

Enhanced oil recovery processes have the potential for producing substantial amounts of heavy oil in Trinidad.

Albania: Patos-Marinza steam pilot injection nears

Aug 12, 2011

Patos-Marinza heavy oil field in Albania is producing 13,400 b/d of oil, and steam injection is to start in the last quarter of 2011 at a pilot thermal program in the southwest part of the field.

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