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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.


Register NOW for the Enhanced Oil Recovery in the Permian-Pennsylvanian Sandstones of SE Wyoming Field Trip and Workshop - June 10-12, 2015 - Laramie, WY

Wyoming EORCO2 Conference - July 14-16, 2015 - Casper Events Center - Casper, WY - Registration Opens April 20th

This year's conference will address multiple challenges facing Wyoming operators - including alternatives to CO2, Enhanced waterflooding, surviving a boom-bust cycle, unconventional reservoir characteristics, well site sustainability, horizontal drilling techniques, moving from secondary to tertiary recovery and so much  more.  In addition it will include a fieldtrip to Alcova Reservoir, short course sessions in addition to the traditional speaker format. If you have a case or pilot study you would like to share please contact Laura Dalles, Outreach Manager, with your proposal.  Registration is free and will open mid to late April.  Watch for a complete agenda in the near future.

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

  • EORI Director position

Other news ---

UW Researchers Unveil Tool to Aid Enhanced Oil Recovery

Institute builds advanced oil recovery savvy in Wyoming

UW Enhanced Oil Recovery Research Lab Targets Stranded Reserves

Working Papers & Reports

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


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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