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  1. Special Report: Completion Technologies: Combined miscible drive enhances Pleito Creek oil production

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Jun 2011

    d and only 6% of the original 39 million bbl of oil in place had been recovered. NiMin evaluated secondary and tertiary recovery methods for implementation at Pleito Creek. Table 1 summarizes the methods that were considered and the primary

  2. Otto Energy to further develop Philippine Galoc oil field

    Online Articles

    Tue, 11 Sep 2012

    seismic, successful appraisal-exploratory activities, further infill drilling, facilities optimization, and tertiary recovery , Otto Energy said. Otto Energy has secured the Ocean Patriot semisubmersible to deliver two development wells with

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 .

  6. Area Drilling

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 15 Oct 2007

    Heletz, developed on 80-acre spacing, has 53 idle wells, large infill drilling potential, and secondary and tertiary recovery potential. Kansas Canary Resources Inc., Spring, Tex., started gas production from 10 coalbed methane wells

  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. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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