EOR, IOR Key to Boosting Oil Output

EOR, IOR Key to Boosting Oil OutputEOR, IOR Key to Boosting Oil Output

Lacking modern technology to increase production, it is highly likely that Iranian oil and gas fields will be exhausted in the future, says the head of Oil and Gas Recovery Research Center, a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company.
"Despite the fact that we have made major breakthroughs in primary recovery methods, namely fluid expansion, rock compressibility, gravitational drainage and natural water flow or gas drive, we still cannot benefit from secondary recovery methods or improved oil recovery (IOR) techniques, nor are we able to apply tertiary recovery methods or enhanced oil recovery (EOR),"


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