Enhanced Oil Recovery

Unconventional , Enhanced Oil Recovery

Bakken EOR Trial Increased Output by 25%

Pilot project shows alternating produced gas with water/surfactant EOR mix boosts production and cuts costs in the Bakken shale.

November 29, 2022

Energy Transition , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Midstream

Midstream Roundup: Why the Permian Basin is Prime for Carbon Capture

Also, the head of private equity at Riverstone Holdings shares with Hart Energy what makes carbon capture “much more economic than selling into EOR.”

October 6, 2022

Exploration & Production , Enhanced Oil Recovery

AI, Biosurfactants Help Drain Oil Reservoirs

Two companies have developed new ESG-friendly EOR methods to help operators produce more barrels.

September 27, 2022

Energy Transition , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Midstream

Midstream Roundup: Denbury, Oxy Push Forward with Carbon Management Projects

The two producers known for their EOR activity look to expand their CO₂ midstream operations. Also, one analyst points out the insufficiencies in the current policy in the U.S. to justify CCUS projects.

August 4, 2022

Infrastructure , Energy Transition , Enhanced Oil Recovery

CapturePoint Proposes New Carbon Capture Facility for Louisiana

Allen, Texas-based CapturePoint currently has EOR operations, which injects carbon into old wells to boost production, and carbon pipelines.

August 1, 2022

Exploration & Production , Energy Transition , Enhanced Oil Recovery

Oxy CEO Vicki Hollub Advocates for EOR at DC Carbon Summit

Vicki Hollub, CEO of leading EOR producer Occidental Petroleum, said the application can lead to net-neutral CO₂ oil production, which will be critical to advancing the energy transition.

June 17, 2022

Unconventional , Field Development , Artificial Lift , Enhanced Oil Recovery

Houston’s Helix Energy Solutions Lands Long-term Field Decommissioning Project in Brazil

Located in the Campos Basin, the project is expected to commence in late 2022 for a firm period of 12 months with multiple customer options to extend.

February 16, 2022

Company Profiles , Emissions , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Midstream

Executive Q&A: Denbury’s Road from EOR to CCUS

Denbury Inc.’s President and CEO, Chris Kendall, is proud of his company’s history with EOR. Now, he knows that commitment has put the company in a leadership position when it comes to carbon capture and sequestration.

January 31, 2022

Exploration & Production , Technology , Enhanced Oil Recovery

Hidden Opportunities in Brazil’s Mature Fields

Operators overlooking the potential in mature fields could be missing out on increased returns and productivity, according to Brazil’s top operators.

January 25, 2022

Business , Policy & Regulations , Energy Transition , Enhanced Oil Recovery

US Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Eliminate 45Q Carbon Credits for Oil Recovery

The bill has little chance of being adopted into law, but reflects deep political divisions in Congress over whether and how carbon capture can be used as a tool in the fight against climate change.

December 13, 2021