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  • abbr. exclusive or; XOR
  • abbr. every other row; every other round


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  • More EOR now means that the decline rate for old fields will accelerate in later years compared with what it would be without near term EOR efforts.


  • Enhanced Oil Recovery "EOR" - The combination of proven EOR techniques, including waterfloods and horizontal multi-frac technology, has opened an avenue for a material increase in oil recovery from our legacy fields.

  • ( "EOR") is targeted to accelerate production levels during the second half of 2010.

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  • The acquisition will also create one of the largest CO2 enhanced oil recovery ( "EOR") platforms diversified across the Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain regions, complemented by ownership and control of the Jackson Dome CO2 source in Mississippi and CO2 sequestration contracts secured with anthropogenic sources in the Gulf Coast, Midwest and Rockies.


  • CTE - News), a fast-growing provider of enhanced oil recovery "EOR") services in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2010.

    SinoTech Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Results - Yahoo! Finance

  • However, while Middle East producers are starting to take a closer look at EOR, many are handicapped by the reliance of the technology on gas, which is sometimes used as an injecting agent and sometimes burned to generate steam for injection.

    Mideast Oil Recovery Enters New Phase

  • As a result, more Gulf countries are exploring the use of enhanced oil recovery, or EOR, a collection of technologies that coaxes substantially more oil from the ground by injecting steam, gas and chemicals deep below the surface.

    Mideast Oil Recovery Enters New Phase

  • While the major producers with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in the region mostly don't need to use EOR techniques, the situation is different for the smaller non-OPEC producers such as Oman and Bahrain.

    Mideast Oil Recovery Enters New Phase

  • And even the large OPEC producers such as Kuwait have started to turn to EOR technology as they seek to develop more complex heavy-crude reservoirs on which they will have to rely for future production growth.

    Mideast Oil Recovery Enters New Phase

  • EOR techniques have been in use since the 1970s, when they mostly involved injecting seawater into reservoirs in order to maintain pressure and squeeze more oil from the porous, sponge-like rock where it is deposited.

    Mideast Oil Recovery Enters New Phase


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