Enhanced Oil Recovery

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

Business , Exploration & Production , Emissions , Energy Transition , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Midstream

Energy Transition Part IV: The Role of Fracking and EOR

How hydraulic fracturing and the case for driving carbon capture utilization and sequestration forward on the basis of EOR can help achieve a feasible energy transition.

November 29, 2021

Shale Plays , Digital Oilfield , Completions , Logistics , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Pressure Pumping

BJ Energy Solutions to Bring Next-gen Fracturing Technology to Canada

Since deployment in early 2021, the first TITAN fracturing fleet has pumped over 1,000 stages in the Haynesville, with over 22,000 hours of total pump time across the eight pump, 40,000 hydraulic horsepower fleet.

November 10, 2021