The World’s most extensive research project looking into the geological storage of carbon dioxide in a depleted oil reservoir....Learn More
A major international research program looking at the capture, transport, injection and storage of carbon dioxide in a geological formation....Learn More
Since 1998 the PTRC has been funding enhanced oil recovery research and offers the most comprehensive set of projects investigating environmental and economic improvements to oil production....Learn More
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Read two new posts provided by the University of Regina about how The PTRC is supporting research and industry in the field of enhanced heavy oil recovery.
Research aims to enhance heavy oil recovery
It is thick like molasses, lies deep underground and represents a big financial bonanza for Saskatchewan’s economy. It’s heavy oil and research at the University of Regina is helping lead the way in recovering this ‘black gold.’
CSI, solvent huff and puff, foamy oil and the head on a glass of beer – no it’s not the opening scenes of a popular TV crime series.
The Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1998 to foster research and development into enhanced oil recovery and carbon storage, with the goals of improving recovery rates while reducing the environmental footprint of the oil and gas industry.