Weyburn-Midale CO2 Monitoring and Storage

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

Heavy Oil Research Network and STEPS Library

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

Phanerozoic Fluids

Mapping the location and flow of fluids in Saskatchewan’s subsurface. ...Learn More

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The Saskatchewan Ministry of the Economy today announced $400,000 in funding to the PTRC to... Read More
Posted: 04.02.2014
Innovation Saskatchewan Announced on March 6th funding for four different enhanced oil recovery... Read More
Posted: 03.12.2014
The Petroleum Technology Research Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief... Read More
Posted: 01.10.2014

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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.