oil field

In a Low Oil Price Environment: Increasing Oil Field Productivity via Microbially Enhanced Oil Recovery (MEOR)

January 7, 2015 by Roman Kilisek

Low Oil Prices and Productivity Enhancements

Every year Germany’s Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) publishes its annual BGR Report. This year, one energy-related project in the field of “underground biotechnology” addressing in principle the always all-important energy supply security issue is especially worth looking at.[read more]

Energy Quote of the Day: On Terrible News from Kazakhstan

April 11, 2014 by Jared Anderson

Energy Project Problems

The giant Kashagan oil field development project offshore Kazakhstan’s territorial Caspian Sea will be shut down for at least two more years, according to Quartz. The project started up briefly on September 11, 2013, but was quickly shut down again due to the discovery of leaking deadly sour gas.[read more]

Unleashing the Renewable Energy Potential of Oil Fields

July 24, 2013 by Jim Baird

Oil Field Renewable Energy

By overcoming OTEC’s various issues the Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Counter-Current Heat Transfer System realizes five times the renewable energy of the world’s producing oil fields.[read more]