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Requesting Proposals for the Rocks and Reservoirs Pilot Program

The Rocks and Reservoirs Phase 2 Pilot program request for proposals is open to all Wyoming oil and gas operators doing business in the State of Wyoming producing oil and gas from reservoirs in the state.

The Rocks and Reservoirs Phase 2 program is designed to acquire real world Wyoming reservoir characterization and operating data in partnership with Wyoming Operators. This data will be used by the “Consortium” of Center of Innovation for Flow through Porous Media (COIFPM), the Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI), the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER) and the Wyoming Energy Authority (WEA) to further research, engineering and geologic analysis of Wyoming reservoirs and to suggest improved, economic methods for recovering more stranded oil and gas to improve the commercial viability of Wyoming operations, which is at the heart of the Consortium’s mission.

The proposal opening date is on November 23, 2020 with a rolling closing due date until the program fund is expended and/or not later than June 30, 2022.  At this time, funding levels for projects is $500,000.  This round of potential awards does not have a maximum or minimum predetermined limit and funding levels may change based on current market conditions.

Proposers are required to submit an electronic copy of the required proposal to EORI’s Director, Dr. Steven Carpenter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for consideration.

Update 4/5/2021: The Rocks and Reservoirs Phase 2 Pilot program has concluded and EORI is no longer accepting proposals.