Weyburn-Midale CO2 Monitoring and Storage

This project, which ran between 2000 and 2015, created one of the richest datasets in the world for CO2 storage. ...Learn More

Aquistore

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

SaskCO2USER

Advancing the richest CO2 storage database in the world to help EOR operators....Learn More

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Posted: 08.03.2017
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Posted: 08.02.2017
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The Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1998 to facilitate research and development and demonstration projects 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.  It is the PTRC's mission to realize 5 billion additonal barrels of oil reserves from Saskatchewan's existing oil-in-place over five years of R&D and field trials of new and improved technologies.