Monthly Archives: January 2014

With Shale Crude U.S. production soars

In late 2013, U.S. crude oil production exceeded 8 million barrels per day, reaching a level not seen since 1988. (So much for “Peak Oil”.) Imported crude oil and petroleum products dipped to 28 percent of domestic demand, down from … Continue reading

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A possible win-win situation: Carbon capture and EOR

It’s no secret that a large amount of crude oil is left unproduced in the ground in the case of almost every well that has ever been drilled. Secondary recovery with steam injection has increased recovery in a number of … Continue reading

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