MEOR SCREENING CRITERIA FIT 27% OF U.S. OIL RESERVOIRS

Rebecca Smith Bryant National Institute for Petroleum & Energy Research Bartlesville, Okla. Criteria developed by the National Institute for Petroleum & Energy Research (Niper) indicate that 27% of reservoirs in the major oil-producing states of the U.S. have potential for microbial-enhanced oil recovery (MEOR) processes. MEOR has been recognized as a potentially cost-effective method, particularly for recovering additional oil from stripper wells.

Apr 15th, 1991
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