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Enhanced Oil Recovery, 2nd Edition

Chapter 2: Introduction

Report Scope

Report Methodology

Data for Regional EOR Involvement by Method Elusive

Oil 101

Phases of Oil Production

Primary Recovery

Secondary Recovery

Tertiary Recovery, Also Known As Enhanced Oil Recovery

Methods of Enhanced Oil Recovery

Thermal Recovery

Gas/CO-2 EOR

Chemical Injection

'Other' Methods

The History of EOR

Chapter 3: Market Size and Growth

Total Oil Production Value Exceeded $2.6 Trillion in 2011

Figure 3-1 Total Value of Oil Production Worldwide In Trillion Dollars (2007 – 2011)

Figure 3-2 Total Volume of Oil Production Worldwide In Billion Barrels (2007 – 2011)

EOR Value Worldwide Exceeds $126 Billion in 2011

Figure 3-3 Total EOR Market Production Value Worldwide In Million Dollars

Figure 3-4 Total EOR Production Volume Worldwide In Million Barrels (2007 – 2011)

EOR Share of Total Oil Market Approximately 4.8% in 2011

Figure 3-5 EOR % Share of Total Oil Market In Dollar Value (2007)

Figure 3-6 EOR % Share of Total Oil Market In Dollar Value (2011)

Total Oil Production Value Projected to Continue Small Climb

Figure 3-7 Projected Total Oil Production Value Worldwide In Trillion Dollars (2011 – 2021)

Figure 3-8 Projected Total Oil Production Volume Worldwide In Barrels (2011 – 2021)

EOR Market Value Projected to catapult into 2021

Figure 3-9 Projected EOR Production Value Worldwide In Million Dollars (2011 – 2021)

Figure 3-10 Projected EOR Volume Worldwide In Barrels (2011 – 2021)

EOR Share of Total Oil Market Experiences Large Jump in 2021

Figure 3-11 EOR % Share of Total Oil Market In Dollar Value (2015)

Figure 3-12 EOR % Share of Total Oil Market In Dollar Value (2021)

Projected EOR Value in Three Oil Price Scenarios

Figure 3-13 Projected EOR Value, Based on Oil Price per Barrel Three Oil Price Scenarios (2011 – 2021)

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