economic analysis of enhanced oil recovery in conventional light oil pools in Alberta

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Economic Council of Canada , Ottawa, Ont
Petroleum industry and trade -- Alberta., Secondary recovery of oil -- Alberta -- Cost effective


Alberta., Al

Statementby Peter Eglington and James A. Nugent.
SeriesDiscussion paper,, no. 260, Discussion paper (Economic Council of Canada) ;, no. 260.
ContributionsNugent, James A., Economic Council of Canada.
LC ClassificationsHD9574.C23 A65 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL2967853M
LC Control Number84213860

Economic analysis of enhanced oil recovery in conventional light oil pools in Alberta. Ottawa, Ont.: Economic Council of Canada, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter Eglington; James A Nugent; Economic Council of Canada.

“Identification of Enhanced Oil Recovery Potential in Alberta” at the request of the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB). The study is being prepared during the period March to March The study is being conducted in two phases. This report presents the results of Phase 1.

Project ObjectivesFile Size: 2MB. 8» oilfield injection water use in alberta Conventional Enhanced Oil Recovery Conventional enhanced oil recovery, also known as secondary recovery or the water flood method, is a process in which saline or non-saline water is injected to displace the remaining oil in a pool by increasing or maintaining the fluid pressure.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Enhanced Oil Recovery: Processes and operations Erle C. Donaldson, George V. Chilingarian, Teh Fu Yen No preview available. Written for the two-semester courses on enhanced oil recovery, this book is valuable to graduate students in all areas dealing with flow in permeable media.

It is the only current book on the subject written by a professor. With domestic oil reserves dwindling, the nation's energy needs will require more extraction from known by: The oil sands dominate oil production in Alberta. Inconventional oil production in Alberta is surpassed by oil sands production for the first time - a sign of the changing focus of Alberta’s oil sector.

Source: Provincial Archives of Alberta, GR#3 +. Economic Analyses for Enhanced Oil Recovery Prepared by Owen R. Phillips, Benjamin R. Cook, and. Mark Newcomb. Department of Economics and Finance. Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute. University of Wyoming.

Janu Today’s presentation will highlight current economic work in the EORI. Projects include. CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery OverviewEnhanced Oil Recovery Overview Economic Summary Capex: 8% of oil price per bbl 0 50 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 ~6 Mcf/b CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery - Recap It has reduced oil imports, and could.

Revenue from conventional oil, or petroleum, had been the mainstay of the Alberta economy sinceand even though the price per barrel for oil continued to go up between andit appears that it will be the massive oil sands deposits in northeastern Alberta that will drive the province’s oil sector in the new millennium.

The Athabasca oil sands, also known as the Athabasca tar sands, are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada – roughly centred on the boomtown of Fort oil sands, hosted primarily in the McMurray Formation, consist of a mixture of crude bitumen (a semi-solid rock-like form of crude oil), silica sand, clay Coordinates: 57°01′N °39′W /.

Water and oil: an overview of the use of water for enhanced oil recovery in Alberta by Alberta. Alberta Environment. Publication date Topics Water use, Industrial water supply, Petroleum industry and trade, Secondary recovery of oil Publisher [Edmonton: Pages: Notify the Ministry of Energy and Resources that an Enhanced Oil Recovery or Waterflood Project has met the required criteria for starting operations.

Enhanced Oil Recovery Project Application Apply to implement, modify, or expand an EOR project in Saskatchewan. SPE Member Price USD A revision of the classic, Enhanced Oil Recovery by Larry Lake, this text, Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery, retains the original work's emphasis on fractional flow theory and phase behavior to explain enhanced oil recovery (EOR) is additional coverage on cutting edge (or current) topics, such as low-salinity.

Canada, primarily in northern Alberta province, has between and trillion barrels of hydrocarbon resources that as of are obtained approximately equally through surface extraction or enhanced oil recovery (EOR) (World Energy Council, ).

Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery - Kindle edition by Lake, Larry W., Johns, Russell, Rossen, Bill, Pope, Gary.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil by: An oil recovery process in which a fluid, capable of mixing completely with the oil it contacts, is injected into an oil reservoir to increase recovery.

Mud (also Drilling Mud) Fluid circulated down the drill pipe and up the annulus during drilling to remove cuttings, cool and lubricate the bit, and maintain desired pressure in the well. But enhanced oil recovery (EOR) technologies aim to recover billions of barrels already discovered, yet historically beyond reach.

With such huge potential, Chevron invests time, money and talent to continuously improve steamflooding (new horizontal wells in California, for example, yield 10 times more oil than conventional wells).

Oil sands tailings ponds are engineered dam and dyke systems used to capture oil sand sand tailings contain a mixture of salts, suspended solids and other dissolvable chemical compounds such as acids, benzene, hydrocarbons residual bitumen, fine silts and water.

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Large volumes of tailings are a byproduct of bitumen extraction from the oil sands and. Canada is home to billion barrels of recoverable heavy oil, and billion barrels of that is located in oil sands. Most estimates point toward Canada's oil sands pumping out Author: Callum Turcan.

Carbon Dioxide Market The Global CCS Institute1 has reported on market demand for carbon dioxide (CO2). Inthe global demand for CO2 was estimated at 80Mtpa, of which: 50Mtpa is utilized for Enhanced Oil Recovery, almost exclusively in North America, and the remaining 30Mtpa represents the global demand of all other uses, predominantly the mature industries of.

out of alberta For years, workers from coast to coast flocked to Alberta to cash in on the province's oil boom. Now, with crude prices languishing, labourers are on their way out.

Perspectives on Alberta's Oil Industry Activities Overview Building on the concepts of globalization developed in related issues 1 and 2 and on the skills of examining perspectives and supporting a position from Related Issue 3, students examine perspectives on sustainability and prosperity related to Alberta's oil Size: 32KB.

Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) is • Oil recovery by injection of fluids not normally present in reservoir • Excludes pressure maintenance or waterflooding • Not necessarily tertiary recovery.

Improved Oil Recovery (IOR) is • EOR plus additional technologies dealing with drilling, production, operations, and reservoir characterization •.

Released on March 6, The Innovation Saskatchewan Board of Directors has approved $ million in research and development funding for the fiscal year to develop Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) technologies in the heavy oil fields of the province.

That’s because a large portion of Alberta oil is among the highest-cost crude in the world. Indeed, much of the Canadian oil patch was built to prosper with U.S. oil prices at $80 (U.S.) to $ Publisher Summary.

This chapter discusses the total energy resource evaluation as a part of future oil and gas exploration.

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Exploration for fossil energy resources can be represented by an inverted cone pointing downward from broad reconnaissance conducted high above the earth to geophysical and geological field work leading to drilling at specific sites.

: Enhanced oil recovery (SPE textbook series) Volume 6 () by Don W. Green; G. Paul Willhite and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $   Crude oil is a naturally occurring, unrefined petroleum product composed of hydrocarbon deposits and other organic materials.

A type of fossil fuel, crude oil can be refined to produce usable. The scale of the work being done at the oil sands is considerable. According to Alberta Energy, oil sands production is set to increase to 4 million barrels per day byup from million.

Oil price pain seeps into other sectors of Alberta economy From airlines to beer-makers to wireless providers, withering crude prices have been a. The collapse in the world price of crude oil will put $1, in the average Canadian consumer’s pocket this year thanks to lower gasoline prices at the pumps, a new report notes.Forced to diversify, Alberta tech sector expands out of oil While painful, the decline of the energy industry as oil prices fall is creating a silver lining for the Alberta economy.In unconventional oil and gas reservoir studies, various other algorithms have been applied for hydrocarbon recovery optimization, such as design of experiments (Yu .