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Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage–Where Did All the Projects Go?

Posted in Energy on Friday, September 9th, 2011. One comment so far
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The push for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage projects has cooled according to Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the Alternative Energy team. Here are his thoughts: Carbon Dioxide is everywhere (0.0387% of the earth’s atmosphere by volume). Humans and animals exhale it, plants need it to live and a major debate continues worldwide as […]

Steam Injection Well Wireless Flow Rate Measurement

Posted in Oil & Gas, Wireless on Tuesday, April 5th, 2011. No comments yet
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Getting oil production out of existing oil fields with declining production rates is a challenge many oil & gas producers face. Many enhanced oil recovery (EOR) methods including water flooding, gas injection, and steam injection have been around for decades to help lift the remaining production from the reservoir. I heard a great story from […]

Monitoring Steam Injection Wells Wirelessly

Posted in Oil & Gas, Wireless on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Alan Baird shared a great story I wanted to pass along. The story begins with a Middle East oil & gas producer. The production field used steam injection to help lift the hydrocarbons to the surface for further processing. For those of you in other industries, here’s a brief description of the steam injection […]