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Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute

Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute

The Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) works to help the State of Wyoming and its energy producers to recover a large resource of stranded oil in depleted oil reservoirs as rapidly, responsibly, and economically as possible. EORI is the only institution devoted to enhanced oil recovery in Wyoming oil fields.

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EORI Is not accepting applications at this time.

Attention: Interactive Data Platform

The new EORI Interactive Data Platform is available now.

Click here for the press release.

Click here for the Interactive Data Platform (IDP).

The 10th Annual Wyoming EORCO2 Conference


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The University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) is pleased to invite you to attend the 10th Annual EOR/IOR Conference taking place July 12-14, 2016.  Join industry experts, researchers and state officials as we convene to explore and discuss the state of the industry of enhanced and improved oil recovery. 

Confirmed speakers include Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon, Steve Melzer of Melzer Consulting, and Vello Kuuskraa of Advanced Resources International.

Also presenting will be Dr. Mohammad Piri who holds the UW Wyoming Excellence Chair in Petroleum Engineering.

EORI’s new Interactive Data Platform (IDP) will also be demonstrated

Tentative Agenda.

EORI Updates

  • UW School of Energy Resources Appoints New EORI Director - Press Release

  • EORI has added two new positions.  Amal Bhavsar as Manager of Unconventional Resources and Jordan Bebout as GIS Technician
  • The CO2ScopeTM is undergoing an update and will return when it has been fully upgraded.

Other news ---

Osage Field– Bradley Unit single-well chemical tracer test shows promise - read about it here

UW Researchers Unveil Tool to Aid Enhanced Oil Recovery

Working Papers & Reports

The Economic Contribution of CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery in Wyoming (2010-2012), Benjamin R. Cook, PhD.

EORI Mission Statement


The Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) works with a variety of small Wyoming oil operators, service companies, and equipment suppliers.  EORI does not comment on the technical or financial aspects of ongoing projects.  Final work products that are not confidential are placed on EORI’s website within approximately 30 days of their being completed.  Note that some of EORI’s work products are completed within the terms and conditions of confidentiality agreements.   Confidential information is not shared with the public.


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New Interactive Tool Offers Wyoming Oil and Gas Data

February 24, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) is making available to the public a new Interactive Data Platform (IDP), a Web-based, interactive mapping application designed to expedite access to publicly available oil and gas data for Wyoming.

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UW Scientist Releases Free Earth Science Software

February 16, 2016 — A University of Wyoming scientist recently released free earth science software that he began developing more than two decades ago.

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