California's Kern Front field expansion planned

An 85 year old California field that largely owes its commercial survival to waterflooding the steam injection will be the setting for large expansion of a combination of the two enhanced oil recovery methods. The field is Kern Front, off the northwestern edge of Kern River field near Bakersfield in Kern County. Almost 1 of every 2 bbl of oil produced by Kern Front is incremental production, i.e., oil that would not be produced without EOR projects, according to the state Division of Oil, Gas,

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