EOR/IOR

  • Industry Upbeat On Saskatchewan EOR Incentives

    While dismayed to learn Saskatchewan will soon hike taxes for resource trusts, oilpatch executives canvassed like the royalty improvements announced recently for enhanced oil recovery (EOR).

    April 5, 2005, 12 PM MDT

  • Penn West Begins Carbon Dioxide Injection Into Pembina Oilfield

    Penn West Petroleum Ltd. has started carbon dioxide injection at the Pembina Cardium enhanced oil recovery pilot project.

    April 1, 2005, 12 PM MST

  • Saskatchewan Beefs Up EOR Incentives

    For companies with enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects in Saskatchewan, the first of next month will be no April Fool's Day.

    March 18, 2005, 12 PM MST

  • Saskatchewan Hints At New EOR, Upgrading Incentives

    Saskatchewan's crude oil is money in the bank and it's time to draw on the account, Provincial Premier Lorne Calvert told the province's business executives last week.

    March 16, 2005, 12 PM MST

  • $95 Million To Be Spent On Midale CO2 Flood

    Apache Canada Ltd. hopes to start construction before spring break-up of a 26-kilometre pipeline to deliver carbon dioxide to an enhanced oil recovery project at Midale in southern Saskatchewan.

    February 3, 2005, 12 PM MST

  • Apache Zama Project Offers New EOR Option

    Alberta's first acid gas miscible flood at Zama in northwestern Alberta has proven so successful Apache Canada Ltd. is now looking at applying it in other reservoirs.

    December 13, 2004, 12 PM MST

  • Anadarko Launches CO2 Enhanced Recovery Pilot

    Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is shifting gears in its Canadian operations with the introduction of its first pilot CO2 enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project in Central Alberta.

    November 3, 2004, 12 PM MST

  • Weyburn Projects Gives Green Light To Large-scale CO2 Sequestration

    A new report concludes that geological conditions in the Weyburn oil field in southeast Saskatchewan are favourable for long-term storage of carbon dioxide, paving the way for large-scale sequetration of greenhouse gases in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects.

    September 8, 2004, 12 PM MDT

  • Feedback Sought On Proposed EOR Application Rule Changes

    The Alberta Energy and Utilities Board is seeking comments on proposed changes to streamline its enhanced oil and recovery application and review process.

    June 7, 2004, 12 PM MDT

  • Alberta Government Announces New R&D Funding

    Research groups have welcomed an announcement of a new $185 million Alberta government program to encourage industry research and development aimed at improving resource recovery rates.

    June 2, 2004, 12 PM MDT

  • Producers Win Royalty Credits On CO2 EOR Projects

    Four oil and gas producers will share about $14 million in royalty credits on enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects that use carbon dioxide (CO2), Alberta's Department of Energy said Friday.

    May 3, 2004, 12 PM MDT

  • Committee Not Yet Prepared To Pull Plug On Non-Saline EOR

    Greater efforts are needed to reduce the use of non-saline water for injections in enhanced oil recovery projects, says a provincial committee on water use.

    April 28, 2004, 12 PM MDT

  • Alberta Sweetens Incentives For CO2 Injection

    If it delivers intended results, a new Alberta government royalty program may cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve the efficiency of oil and gas recovery methods relying on carbon dioxide (CO2) injection.

    May 26, 2003, 12 PM MDT

  • Talisman Plans Pilot EOR Project At Turner Valley

    Talisman Energy Inc. hopes new technology will breathe new life into one of Alberta's oldest oil fields.

    December 16, 2002, 12 PM MST

  • Pelican Lake Waterflood Holds Promise For EnCana

    While EnCana Corporation's focus is on natural gas, it is not ignoring low risk Western Canadian oil development projects, analysts heard Wednesday.

    November 21, 2002, 12 PM MST