The Chevron and Occidental deal marks the first significant investment by energy groups into the technology developed by Carbon Engineering, a Bill Gates-backed start-up based in Canada.
The field studies project, now in phase 17, seeks to advance geophysical research to explore new methods and technologies for better reservoir performance.
Occidental Petroleum’s Oman subsidiary is among the latest companies that have inked agreements with GlassPoint Solar, a technology company that uses solar energy to create steam to power EOR.
With the rapid growth of produced water and infrastructure constraints operators have to find new ways to tackle it.
Fourteen companies have expressed interest in oil and natural gas exploration and development contracts to be auctioned by Iraq on April 25, the oil ministry in Baghdad said on April 14.
Hunting Plc, the international energy services company, said March 26 it has signed a collaboration agreement with U.S.-based EOR company, Titan Oil Recovery Inc.