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New Mexico

Aug 11, 2009

The Crossroads-302 well in Crossroads Siluro-Devonian Unit in Lea County, NM, was reactivated July 30 and has averaged 130 b/d of oil since reactivation, said operator Enhanced Oil Resources Inc., Houston.

Rocky Mountain EOR

Aug 10, 2009 The northern portion of the Rocky Mountain region of the US may see more enhanced oil recovery projects as carbon dioxide from new sources becomes available because of concerns about the need for carbon capture and sequestration.

Shell orders pumps for St. Joseph field off Sabah

Jul 29, 2009

Shell Malaysia Exploration & Production BV placed an $8 million order for Flowserve Corp. barrel-type injection pumps for its waterflood development in St. Joseph field, off Sabah.

Tuned water may improve Saudi waterflooding

Jul 29, 2009

Minimal chemical alteration to injection water may help increase oil recovery, researchers at Saudi Aramco's EXPEC Advanced Research Center say.

Encore secures carbon dioxide supply for Bell Creek flood

Jul 29, 2009

Encore Acquisition Co. said it will purchase carbon dioxide for its Bell Creek tertiary oil recovery project in southeastern Montana from the Lost Cabin gas plant in Fremont County, Wyo.

Saskatchewan reports growing energy momentum

Jul 22, 2009

Saskatchewan offers a wealth of oil and natural gas assets, and officials believe the province’s resource potential will continue to grow through anticipated technological innovations.

Chevron begins injecting steam in PNZ pilot

Jun 29, 2009

Saudi Arabian Chevron initiated steam injection in its large-scale pilot steamflood project at Wafra field, an Eocene heavy-oil carbonate reservoir in the Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ) between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.

Connacher reactivates Algar oil sands project

Jun 17, 2009

After selling $200 million of first-lien senior secured notes, Connacher Oil & Gas Ltd., Calgary, announced it would reactivate its plan to construct the Algar project, a project similar in size to its first steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) project, Great Divide Pod-1, in northeastern Alberta.

Lacq field CCS project is France's first

Jun 5, 2009

Following 2 years of study and preparation, Total SA has received administrative authorization to start injecting carbon dioxide in France’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) pilot project.

Adco lets contracts for Asab, Sahil fields

May 28, 2009 A consortium comprised of GE Oil & Gas and ABB won two contracts together worth more than $80 million to supply compressors, electrical systems, and services for Abu Dhabi Co. for Onshore Oil Operations.

OTC: Nigeria changes gas-flaring deadline

May 18, 2009 Nigeria is considering its new zero gas flaring target as 2011, which is 3 years later than its previous deadline of Dec. 31, 2008.


May 11, 2009

OTC: Nigeria changes gas flaring deadline

May 7, 2009 Nigeria is considering its new zero gas flaring target as 2011, which is 3 years later than its previous deadline of Dec. 31, 2008.

OTC: Aramco pursues 70% oil recovery rate

May 5, 2009 Aramco wants to improve its oil recovery rate to 70% from 50% over the next 20 years by focusing on EOR and other technologies, said Amin H. Nasser, Aramco senior vice-president, E&P.

Kentucky sets CO2 EOR, sequestration projects

Apr 29, 2009 Projects to sequester carbon dioxide and test its use in enhanced oil recovery are under way in western Kentucky.

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