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  1. SPECIAL REPORT: More US EOR projects start but EOR production continues decline

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 21 Apr 2008

    production stage, after the primary depletion stage, or after the secondary production stage, which also is known as tertiary recovery . The most common injectants include: Steam in heavy oil fields at shallower depths. Air for in situ combustion projects

  2. Legacy Reserves to buy Wyoming oil fields

    Online Articles

    Fri, 18 Dec 2009

    fields produce 1,478 boe/d of oil and gas, 90% oil. Proved reserves are estimated at 8.8 million boe, 90% proved developed producing. Legacy, Midland, Tex., said some of the fields have potential for tertiary recovery .

  3. Special Report: EOR/Heavy Oil Survey: CO 2 miscible, steam dominate enhanced oil recovery processes

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 19 Apr 2010

    injectants during initial production, after primary depletion, or after secondary production, which also is known as tertiary recovery . The most common injectants include: • Steam in heavy oil fields at shallower depths. • Air for in situ combustion projects. • Carbon dioxide

  4. MEOR APPLICATIONS—1:Microbes enhance oil recovery through various mechanisms

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Aug 2009

    One estimate is that more than 50% of original oil remains underground at field abandonment. Operators employ tertiary recovery or enhanced oil recovery methods to produce residual oil. Most common EOR methods include surfactant flooding

  5. Editorial: Addressing budget blunders

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Mar 2010

    liability overall is small. The same can be said for another so-called loophole under fire: the deduction for tertiary - recovery injectants. In fact, the limits on percentage depletion refute Obama's implication that he's cutting tax breaks

  6. Thermal heavy-oil recovery projects succeed in Egypt, Syria

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Dec 2008

    performing stimulation works, applying secondary or tertiary recovery methods. Selecting the best technique for improving ..... means, the plan needs to investigate secondary and tertiary recovery schemes. 4-6 Secondary recovery typically involves

  7. Independents nurtured Bakken to economic producibility

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 Apr 2008

    Continental then drilled a second well per unit and is now drilling a third well per unit and looking at secondary and tertiary recovery potential. Hamm took a geological team in 2003 and tasked it with finding the “next Elm Coulee” on the North Dakota

  8. GLOBAL OIL RESERVES-1: Recovery factors leave vast target for EOR technologies

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Nov 2007

    upper echelon. Venezuela, the OPEC member with the most experience (since the 1950s) with both secondary and tertiary recovery projects, also has an overall recovery factor of 23%. Consequently, by analogy the overall recovery factor for

  9. Obama calls for more leasing, end to industry tax deductions

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 May 2011

    gas, repealing the expensing of intangible drilling costs, repealing expensing of injectant costs as part of a tertiary recovery operation, and modifying the foreign tax credit's dual capacity provisions. "Critics of repealing these subsidies

  10. Denbury-EEP Elk basin deal stalls

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Sep 2010

    well as of about 46% of Encore stock. Denbury estimates probable and possible Elk basin reserves recoverable via tertiary recovery at 37 million bbl of oil. "This process had been initiated in light of the substantial future capital requirements

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