The Institute predicts unconventional drilling will become less important while improved and enhanced recovery methods in conventional reservoirs will be of critical importance to Wyoming’s oil and gas sector due to expected oil prices. The Institute offers immediate changes be considered to the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (WOGCC) policies regarding the approval of idle well bonds to initiate construction.
The University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources (SER) Executive Director, Dr. Holly Krutka wrote an op-ed article in the Casper Star Tribune published on April 11, 2020. In the opinion piece entitled Krutka: Doubling down on energy innovation in a downturn, Dr. Krutka heralds Wyoming’s focus on innovation and technology advancements made possible through historic investments in research to help Wyoming stakeholders weather a downturn.
The Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute was in the spotlight this week as Camille Erickson from the Casper Star Tribune reported on their presence in the Casper community and the technologies and innovations the group brings to oil producers and the state of Wyoming.
A recent article published in Bloomberg Tax outlines the difficulties faced by proposed carbon capture projects due to a lack of guidance and clarity from the IRS.
Carbon Capture projects are expensive endeavors; investors are unwilling to back proposed projects until the IRS interprets parts of the new law under tax code Section 45Q, clarifying what structures qualify for enhanced and extended tax credits.
EORI's Technical Outreach Lon Whitman joins EORI's Technical Advisory Board Member Steve Melzer in a testimonial video about the upcoming CO2 conference in Midland, TX on December 9th, 2019.
EORI's Technical Outreach Lon Whitman participated in an informational video about the conference.
EORI director Dr. Steven M. Carpenter is a member of the ISO TC265 Group and is bringing an international group of members to Casper, Wyoming for this year's annual meeting. The meeting will cover the topic of Carbon dioxide capture, transportation, and geological storage, including CO2-EOR.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations. The organization promotes worldwide proprietary, industrial and commercial standards.
While a major focus of the service award is to be on service that occured the year prior to the award the record of service is also recognized. The type of activities considered for the award include self-governance service, professional & academic service and other services worthy of special recognition.