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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.

Thank you to all who attended the 9th Annual Wyoming EORCO2 Conference. 
Copies of presentations are now AVAILABLE.


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

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.


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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