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Solar enhanced oil recovery

Kenneth D Bergeron

Solar enhanced oil recovery

an assessment of economic feasibility

by Kenneth D Bergeron

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Published by Dept. of Energy, [Office of the Assistant Secretary for Defense Programs], Sandia Laboratories, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Albuquerque, N.M, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secondary recovery of oil,
  • Solar energy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKenneth D. Bergeron, Systems Analysis Division 4723, Sandia Laboratories ; prepared by Sandia Laboratories for the United States Department of Energy under contract DE-AC04-76DP00789
    SeriesSAND ; 79-0787
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy, Sandia Laboratories. Systems Analysis Division 4723, Sandia Laboratories
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14883452M

    oil demand in is expected to be roughly 26 million barrels per day greater than in (International Energy Agency ). 1. As demand is increasing, conventional oil and gas reserves are decreasing, leading to a shift in production to unconventional sources and a growing use of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) Size: 1MB.


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Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) is a set of technologies and methods to extract more oil and progress extraction up to 80% and beyond. This book is an introduction to EOR.

It covers all basic processes and concepts at the beginning and then introduces all EOR traditional and newly used techniques, including a brief on renewable energy utilisation in EOR. Title: Enhanced oil recovery This text covers all forms of enhanced oil recovery techniques with both fundamental principles and specialized applications.

The traditional method for enhanced oil recovery, is natural gas to produce steam and inject the steam for the recovery process. Solar Enhanced Oil EOR can supply up to 80% of a field’s annual steam requirements, by injecting solar-generated steam during the sunny hours, and a reduced amount of gas-fired steam at night or in less sunny weather or climates.

The method of using concentrated solar power. Primer on Enhanced Oil Recovery gives the oil and gas market the introductory information it needs to cover the physical and chemical properties of hydrocarbon reservoir fluids and rock, drilling operations, rock-fluid interactions, recovery methods, and the economy of enhanced oil recovery projects.

Beginning with introductory materials on basic physics and oil-rock interaction, the book then. Solar enhanced oil recovery An in-country value assessment for Oman 3 Deploying solar EOR could provide a hedge that reduces the volatility of field operating costs as the cost of steam generated using solar energy is independent of the cost and availability of natural gas.

Moreover, it also secures the long-term cost of steam once the system. @article{osti_, title = {Solar enhanced oil recovery: a potential early market for industrial solar energy}, author = {Bergeron, K.

and Dugan, V. L.}, abstractNote = {Enhanced oil recovery and the possibility of using solar energy to replace current methods are discussed. The market potential for solar enhanced Solar enhanced oil recovery book recovery is explored.

The present study is aimed to review of harnessing renewable solar energy for extracting heavy crude oil by Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) technologies.

Heavy oil recovery with larger amounts could. 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: Solar Enhanced Oil Recovery What is Solar Enhanced Oil Recovery?.

Solar enhanced oil recovery or Solar EOR is a new energy technology which utilizes concentrating solar power plants (with "parabolic troughs") to capture the energy of the sun - instead of natural gas (which fires boilers) - for steam generation wherein the steam is injected into oil reservoirs.

Solar thermal enhanced oil recovery or solar EOR is a form of thermal EOR used by oil producers to extract heavy oil.

Solar EOR uses large mirrors to. Get this from a library. Solar enhanced oil recovery: an assessment of economic feasibility. [Kenneth D Bergeron]. Get this from a library. Solar technology application to enhanced oil recovery. [Peter DeLeon; Solar Energy Research Institute.; United States.

Department of Energy.]. 5 Reservoir Desciption & Dynamics, Improved and Enhanced Recovery, Natural Gas, Thermal Methods, Improved and Enhanced Recovery, Reservoir Simulation, Processing Equipment, Waterflooding Keywords Fresnel linear, Enhanced oil recovery, Solar energy, solar EOR Downloads 2 in the last 30 days 85 since Show Author: John Avaritsiotis.

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Enhanced oil recovery (abbreviated EOR), also called tertiary recovery, is the extraction of crude oil from an oil field that cannot be extracted otherwise. EOR can extract 30% to 60% or more of a reservoir's oil, compared to 20% to 40% using primary and secondary recovery.

According to the US Department of Energy, there are three primary techniques for EOR: thermal, gas injection, and. Thermal enhanced oil recovery is widely used in California to aid in the production of heavy oils. Steam injection either to stimulate individual wells or to drive oil to the producing wells, is by far the major thermal process today and has been in use for over 20 years.

Since steam generation at the necessary pressures (generally below kPa ( psia)) is within the capabilities of Cited by: 1.

Solar thermal enhanced oil recovery (abbreviated solar EOR) is a form of thermal enhanced oil recovery (EOR), a technique applied by oil producers to extract more oil from maturing oil fields.

Solar EOR uses solar thermal arrays to concentrate the sun's energy to heat water and generate steam. duction in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) has been proven n different places in i the world. In Amal, Oman, a 7 MW thermal parabolic trough steam production plant for EOR has been in operation since and in California, USA, a 29 MW thermal solar tower steam production plant for EOR was operational from to 5] [6] [7].

Solar enhanced oil recovery, or solar EOR, is a form of thermal enhanced oil recovery (EOR), a technique applied by oil producers to extract more oil from maturing oil fields.

Solar EOR uses CSP to use the sun’s energy to heat water and generate steam. The steam is injected into an oil reservoir to reduce the viscosity, or thin, heavy crude thus facilitating its flow to the surface.

Oil industry professionals know that the key to a successful enhanced oil recovery project lies in anticipating the differences between plans and the realities found in the field.

This book aids that effort, providing valuable case studies from more than EOR pilot and field applications in a variety of oil. Solar Thermal Enhanced Oil Recovery One solution to generating cheaper steam for TEOR that has emerged in recent years is generating steam with solar thermal energy.

Instead of creating steam by burning natural gas, solar thermal setups use solar energy to heat a liquid medium and pass this through a thermal exchange to create steam. Solar EOR: Myth and Reality in Solar Enhanced Oil Recovery 1.

Solar Thermal for Oil Production and Industrial Process Heat Steven Geiger Director of Business Development, Solarlite MENA New Energy Conference, Dubai, April2.

A revision of the primary, Enhanced Oil Recovery by Larry Lake, this textual content material, Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery, retains the distinctive work's emphasis on fractional motion idea and half conduct to elucidate enhanced oil restoration (EOR) processes.

In the steam zone the oil evaporates and in the hot water zone the oil expands. As a result, the oil expands, the viscosity drops and the permeability increases. To ensure success, the process has to be cyclical. This is the principal enhanced oil recovery program in use Size: KB. Oman's domestic crude oil production relies heavily on Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) methods.

Miraah, a 1, MW solar-thermal facility, could save up to trillion btu, enough to provide 5% of the population with electricity. Steam enhanced oil recovery (EOR) is both an accepted and effective method of increasing production from heavy oil resources and tight formations.

While the simple premise of steam injection to increase the reservoir temperature and pressure hasn’t changed significantly over time, the method and source of generating steam : Stuart Heisler. Kuwait is currently finalizing tender terms for a CSP steam production plant at a heavy crude oilfield operated by the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).

The state-owned operator plans to use solar steam for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) to reduce natural gas consumption and free up domestic hydrocarbon resources for export, a strategy already deployed in nearby Oman. Solar thermal enhanced oil recovery is a method used by oil producers to mine oil from budding oil fields.

This technique concentrates the sun’s energy, which heats the water, and generates steam. This steam is instilled into an oil tank to lessen the viscosity. Thus, it facilitates its flow into the surface.

A new technology know as the Enhanced Oil Recovery is been proposed using solar energy instead of the conventional fossil energy, in order to save cost and the same time, make the environment eco.

The steam will be used in thermal enhanced oil recovery (EOR) to extract heavy and viscous oil at the Amal oilfield. Miraah will deliver the largest peak energy output of any solar plant in the world.

The scope of this landmark project underscores the massive market for deploying solar in the oil and gas industry. Using solar enhanced oil recovery can free gas for these higher value applications, while generating in-country value through local manufacturing.

Kuwait – Heavy oil projects underway in Kuwait and the Neutral Zone will represent some of largest steam flooding projects worldwide. To produce steam for thermal EOR, Kuwait—which has already.

Fossil Energy Research Benefits Enhanced Oil Recovery EOR helps increase domestic oil supplies while also providing a way to safely and permanently store CO 2 underground. Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) is a way to squeeze out additional, hard-to-recover barrels of oil remaining in older fields following conventional production operations.

It can. When water is separated from oil in the extraction process, GlassPoint’s thermal enhanced oil recovery (EOR) system turns it into steam using curved mirrors inside greenhouse-like structures.

42 Oil and Gas Facilities • December Economics of Steam Generation for Thermal Enhanced Oil Recovery M. Chaar, GlassPoint Solar; M. Venetos, Wyatt Enterprises; J. Dargin, University of Oxford; and D. Palmer, GlassPoint Solar Steam Generation for Thermal EOR Three methods of steam generation have been considered (Fig.

1): • Fuel-fired once-through steam generator (Boiler). Context. Globally, EOR has the potential to produce an incremental 1, billion barrels of oil and store up to billion tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Potential areas for development include US, Canada, Russia, Asia, Central and South America, Europe, and South Africa ICO2N. “Enhanced Oil Recovery – A Significant Economic Opportunity to Help Jump-Start Carbon Capture And Storage”.

Gas injection enhanced oil recovery utilises CO2. Therefore, it also solves the greenhouse gas disposal issue. Growing regulatory norms of GCC to reduce greenhouse gas emission is therefore supplementing the gas enhanced oil recovery method.

Gas enhanced oil recovery can be further categorised as CO2 based, nitrogen based and hydrogen based/5(12).

The steam produced is injected into oil reservoirs to increase oil production. The project is the largest of its kind in the world.

"Through this demonstration, we want to determine the feasibility of using solar power for enhanced oil recovery," said Desmond King, president of Chevron Technology Ventures. Made in Kern: GlassPoint Solar thermal enhanced oil recovery (EOR) - ABC 23 KERO - Bakersfield Visit our career site: Find.

Solar thermal EOR and the use of radio waves to heat oil is just the beginning of a changing oil industry with a focus on sustainable oil production and enhanced oil recovery Author: Omar Mawji.

Solar thermal technology can be used in the oil and gas industry to generate process heat or steam. Solar energy collectors transfer the solar energy to a process fluid (typically water, oil or air), which is used directly (e.g.

steam for enhanced oil recovery) or indirectly (e.g. heat transferred in a heat exchanger to another process stream). Heavy oil is a thick, viscous crude typically produced via steam injection, a type of thermal enhanced oil recovery (EOR) that injects steam into a reservoir to heat the oil, making it easier to pump to the surface.

Solar thermal enhanced oil recovery is a technique applied to increase the production from maturing oil reservoirs using CSP technology. With the maturing oil .